These tenant farmers often lived grim and bleak existences.
Sitting in the shade of the fig trees in Westminster's bustling Portcullis House last week, Ian Cawsey recalled with grim humour the moment when he almost died.
The employment outlook is grim for front-end staff with basic web design and development qualifications.
Such grim and gloomy comparisons between today's economic slowdown and those of yesteryear are common.
The headmaster and priest was there, a grim expression on his face.
The climate of Kolyma is extreme, even compared to the grim background of eastern Siberia.
Those are just some of the grim realities that illustrate the sorry state of education in black America.
His entire demeanor had changed, becoming hardened and grim , determination coupled with a strength that carried him past exhaustion.
Nick's broad face is now very grim .
She looked up to see his grim expression and immediately sobered.