rough or smooth

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  • That which I feel is hard or soft, hot or cold, rough or smooth. Cited from Towards a New Theory of Vision,George Berkeley
  • It was rather hard work for her, but I never saw her equal for farm work -- rough or smooth. Cited from Robbery Under Arms, by Rolf Boldrewood
  • Tell Him that if you are wrong you only wait to be set right, and, be the path rough or smooth, you will walk in it. Cited from Catherine Booth, by Colonel Mildred Duff
  • Let him come to a hill, rough or smooth, rocky or gravelly, provided there be no actual danger, he descends at his best speed. Cited from Overland through Asia (Illustrated), by Thomas Wallace Knox
  • Up and down, thick and open, rough or smooth, we made the pace good, and Aileen gave us all we knew to keep ahead of her. Cited from Robbery Under Arms, by Rolf Boldrewood
  • It may have been the only complete MS., but where are all the notes, rough or smooth, of the inspirations as they occurred? Cited from Punch, Vol. 99, October 18, 1890, ed. by Sir Francis Burnand
  • Gladly would she go with him to a strange country, and keep his log cabin, and work for him, and share his toilsome life, rough or smooth. Cited from Phantom Fortune, A Novel, by M. E. Braddon
  • These unfortunate little ones were very neatly dressed, yet they had never seen themselves in the glass; and how did they know whether their hair was rough or smooth, or parted in the middle? Cited from Dotty Dimple at Play, by Sophie May
  • To face the sea like men is not what they're after, not to take winter or summer as it comes, rough or smooth -- no -- but always the smooth water and soft winds. Cited from Wide Courses, by James Brendan Connolly
  • Fences and ditches, rough or smooth, he never interfered with my wildest pace. Cited from A Touch Of Sun And Other Stories, by M. Foote
  • "Rough or smooth?" called Blake, tossing his racket in the air. Cited from The Boy Scouts of the Geological Survey, by Robert Shaler
  • The words are written continuously, with no breaks or spaces between them; there are no accents, no rough or smooth breathings, no punctuation marks of any sort. Cited from Who Wrote the Bible?, by Washington Gladden
  • They don't seem to care about anything in particular -- and every thing's the same to them, rough or smooth; and sooner or later they slip off and disappear; and you never see them again. Cited from The Golden Age, by Kenneth Grahame
  • Thus on they went, and side by side, They kept in sad and sunny weather, And rough or smooth the flowing tide, They brightest shone when close together. Cited from Poems, by Sam G. Goodrich
  • In this way we can tell whether a substance is rough or smooth, and whether it is hot or cold; we recognise, moreover, the difference between a gentle pressure of the hand and one so forcible as to cause pain. Cited from The Art of Living in Australia, by P.E.Muskett
  • Hefty said that these amateur oarsmen and swimmers were only pretty boys, and that he could give them two hundred yards start in a mile of rough or smooth water and pass them as easily as a tug passes a lighter. Cited from Van Bibber and Others, by Richard Harding Davis
  • I have known them to carry one of these grains to their nest at a distance of from six hundred to a thousand yards; they travel in two distinct lines over rough or smooth ground, as it may happen, even up and down steps, at one regular pace. Cited from Observations on the Mussulmauns of India, by Mrs. Meer Hassan Ali
  • Safe and sound we will bring him to his native land, but after that he must take up his portion, according as the Fates have ordained for him, and spun the thread of his life, rough or smooth, from the hour when his mother bare him. Cited from Stories from the Odyssey, by H. L. Havell
  • Prior to that time any dog capable, from his size, conformation, and pluck, of going to ground and bolting his fox was a Fox-terrier, were he rough or smooth, black, brown, or white. Cited from Dogs and All About Them, by Robert Leighton
  • But, however sick with anxiety, she was obliged, on reaching home, to try and copy out her article, which must be in type and upon thousands of breakfast tables by the next morning whether her heart ached or not, whether her life were rough or smooth. Cited from We Two, by Edna Lyall
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