rough-and-tumble

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  • They knew just how to do the rough-and-tumble work required. Cited from From Aldershot to Pretoria, by W. E. Sellers
  • It was then a question whether his health would stand the rough and tumble of politics. Cited from A Writer's Recollections, V2, Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • This morning he was in high spirits and looked good for months of rough-and-tumble service. Cited from Ade`le Dubois, by Mrs. William T. Savage
  • Men say, of course, that a man ought to face the rough and tumble of life. Cited from The Way of Ambition, by Robert Hichens
  • Playing rough-and-tumble games, too, when any minute it is likely to fall out of your pocket. Cited from Bessie Bradford's Prize, by Joanna H. Mathews
  • Sometimes we could ride a little ways, and then would come the rough-and-tumble with the rocks again. Cited from Death Valley in '49, by William Lewis Manly
  • Next he gave some attention to his toilet, necessary after the rough-and-tumble of the night. Cited from Huntingtower, John Buchan
  • At the best it would be rather a rough and tumble kind of arrangement. Cited from The American Senator, by Anthony Trollope
  • If they had been two little street boys they would have sprung at each other and had a rough-and-tumble fight. Cited from The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • For ten minutes it was a desperate, give-and-take, rough-and-tumble fight. Cited from Life of Rutherford B. Hayes, by James Quay Howard
  • He had led a rough-and-tumble life himself and did not look on a fight as a dreadful matter. Cited from Dave Porter at Star Ranch, by Edward Stratemeyer
  • I'm playing a rough-and-tumble, catch-as-catch-can fight. Cited from Lydia of the Pines, by Honore` Willsie Morrow
  • We had several rough and tumble fights,-- when I tried to get away from them. Cited from The Rover Boys in New York, by A. Winfield
  • Big Jim turned and watched the boy and the dog in their rough-and-tumble about the yard. Cited from Partners of Chance, by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • He had held his own in many a rough-and-tumble bout. Cited from Steve Yeager, by William MacLeod Raine
  • There is something about the rough-and-tumble of battle that lifts one above one's self. Cited from "Contemptible", by "Casualty"
  • It's the best weapon in the world at this sort of rough-and-tumble work. Cited from The Green Flag, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • This resulted in the town quickly gaining a reputation for being particularly rough and tumble.
  • My girls are equal to any sort of rough-and-tumble climbing. Cited from The Meadow-Brook Girls in the Hills, by Janet Aldridge
  • A bad one in a rough-and-tumble; all the water-front tricks. Cited from The Ragged Edge, by Harold MacGrath
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