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For the better part of two hours the trail paralleled the barrier, and then suddenly turned toward it through the roughest and seemingly most impassable country I ever had beheld.
So Bert fell on his feet again, and sat eating cold meat and good bread and mustard and drinking very good beer, and telling in the roughest outline and with the omissions and inaccuracies of statement natural to his type of mind, the simple story of his adventures.
That part of the flax from which our clothing was made was largely the refuse, which of course was the cheapest and roughest part.
At such times Dorothy, Zeb and the Wizard all pushed behind, and lifted the wheels over the roughest places; so they managed, by dint of hard work, to keep going.
The ape-man found the country he was crossing rough in the extreme, the roughest he ever had encountered.
His head and body were shaken, his teeth clattered painfully, and with the roughest of roughness he was flung part way down the slippery slope of deck.
As he is the first, he is perhaps one of the roughest of our sonnet writers, but into his sonnets he wrought something of manly strength.
He might have been at bottom, but he certainly was not at top, seeing that his coat was of the roughest and most ill-favoured kind.
The floor consisted of hardened mud, and the windows were without glass; the sitting-room boasted only of a few of the roughest chairs and stools, with a couple of tables.
When the banks are low, we appear to be gliding deliciously over the roughest ploughed fields, with or without legs according to circumstances.
I do not wish to treat friendships daintily, but with roughest courage.
Stumps, her husband, a short, easy-going shoemaker, with a beery, humorous eye and ponderous calves, who lived mostly on his wife's earnings, stood in a corner of the room, exchanging shots of the roughest description of repartee with every boy in turn.