rough and ready

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  • It even has a kind of rough and ready religion in it. Cited from Crowds, by Gerald Stanley Lee
  • The actual rough and ready life didn't trouble me at all. Cited from Bullets & Billets, by Bruce Bairnsfather
  • Actions are rough and ready, perhaps, but that is our simple way. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • In this rough-and-ready way, the common wine is made. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. I, May, 1862, Number V, by Various
  • Not only could he strike upon occasion, but he could be just in his rough-and-ready fashion. Cited from Old John Brown, by Walter Hawkins
  • Richard could not adopt that rough-and-ready way out of his difficulty. Cited from Demos, by George Gissing
  • They work on the rough and ready theory that until every man has one room no one has a right to two. Cited from Russia in 1919, by Arthur Ransome
  • In four miles, I came to Rough and Ready, once a famous camp. Cited from A Tramp Through The Bret Harte Country, TD Beasley
  • They were a very rough-and-ready-looking lot. Cited from The Winning of Canada, by William Wood[#4]
  • As to his dinner, perhaps he could go to the hotel at Rough-and-Ready. Cited from A Millionaire of Rough-and-Ready, by Bret Harte 10
  • I also chaffed him about not understanding things in rough and ready practice. Cited from The Club of Queer Trades, by G. K. Chesterton/GKC8
  • Some terms are used by philosophers with a rough-and-ready idea of their meaning.
  • Their organisation is rough-and-ready, like themselves, and simple too. Cited from Battles with the Sea, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Their organisation is rough and ready, like themselves, and simple too. Cited from Personal Reminiscences in Book Making, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • This gives it a rough and ready rural feel in all except the formal gardens.
  • From this company, the California town of Rough and Ready derived its name.
  • She was too rough and ready with him. Cited from Sisters, by Ada Cambridge
  • Or rather, let our rough-and-ready, well-meant endeavours towards justice go on being made. Cited from Yet Again, by Max Beerbohm
  • You are leaving Rough-and-Ready because you are rich. Cited from A Millionaire of Rough-and-Ready, by Bret Harte 10
  • He was a big young man with tousled black hair and a rough-and-ready look. Cited from Legacy, by James H Schmitz
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