even the roughest

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  • Even the roughest of them, and those who had been longest away from their native country, were much moved by the service. Cited from The Lion of the North, by G.A. Henty
  • But his shame had gone before him, and people shunned him everywhere, even the roughest. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • A sort of decency sets in upon the coarsest person in entering even the roughest theatre. Cited from The Drama, by Henry Irving
  • These were very fast ships, crossing the Atlantic in four and a half days, and were almost as steady as houses, in even the roughest weather. Cited from A Journey in Other Worlds, by J. J. Astor
  • Even the roughest and hardest face acknowledged its influence. Cited from Two Years Before the Mast, by Richard Henry Dana
  • Even the roughest miner would stand and stare at them as he tramped past on the board sidewalk. Cited from The Trail of '98, by Robert W. Service
  • Even the roughest boys were afraid of Amrei, although nobody knew how she had proved her strength, while Damie would run away from quite little boys. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. VIII, Ed. by Francke
  • How the lads won the liking of even the roughest cowboys was also stirringly told. Cited from The Pony Rider Boys in the Grand Canyon, by Frank Gee Patchin
  • Even the roughest of them yielded to her influence and obeyed her wishes, which were always made known in a gentle manner and in a voice peculiarly low and sweet. Cited from Woman's Work in the Civil War, by Brockett and Vaughan
  • A thorough lady, quiet and self-possessed, she commands respect from even the roughest, and all look up with eager expectancy, hoping for just one word from her. Cited from Excellent Women, by Various
  • The prayer and the remarks of the chaplain were very solemn and impressive, and even the roughest of the students were moved by them. Cited from Outward Bound, by Oliver Optic
  • Such absurdity must have shocked even the roughest and plainest foxhunter in the House. Cited from History of England, James II V. 4, Macaulay
  • Even the roughest and most hardened veterans obeyed her. Cited from The Fifteen Decisive Battles of The World, Creasy
  • On hearing the merry tunes they burst into shouts of laughter; with the pathetic, even the roughest melted into tears. Cited from Paul Gerrard, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • As every one of the party, even the roughest, was fond of Sally, there was an eager and anxious chorus of questioning. Cited from The Lonely Island, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Even the roughest were good to their helpless teacher, and some men, as gray- headed as myself, still come every Sunday to read with Mr. Edward, and are among the most faithful friends of my life. Cited from Chantry House, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Office sailor though he was, Blair Elliston commanded the respect of even the roughest of his polyglot crews -- a respect not wholly uncommingled with fear. Cited from The Gun-Brand, by James B. Hendryx
  • And Christopher, young though he was, felt that he was like a boat that must battle through a few breakers to reach a quiet haven; and he spake with all and each, and said farewell, until even the roughest were sorry that the boy should go. Cited from Paul the Minstrel and Other Stories, by Arthur Christopher Benson
  • Yet even the roughest trades employing women and children in factories or large workshops, to be found in the East End or in the outskirts of Glasgow, have in them the remote possibility of organization. Cited from Life of Charles W. Dilke, Vol. 2,Stephen Gwynn
  • Their childishness astonished Done, but he lived to find this a characteristic of the diggers in all parts; even the roughest men in the roughest camps exhibited a schoolboy's love of horseplay and a great capacity for primitive happiness. Cited from In the Roaring Fifties, by Edward Dyson