His hand shifted to her hip, and he felt the absence of her warmth to the bone.
"You have thirty seconds, sweetheart," Jule said with a calmness that chilled her to the bone.
His response was a strike hard enough to jar her to the bone when she blocked it.
By the seizure and sale of Church lands, by th sale of state railways, by economy to the bone and on onc supreme occasion by an appeal to taxpayers to advance a years quota of the land-tax, he had met the most pressing engagements of that troublous period.
"When the provinces are scourged to the bone by a mercenary and merciless military power, and every drop of its blood.