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  • And it's set here where you'd look for the roughest of forest life. Cited from The Man in the Twilight, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • He did us great injury by stirring up the roughest of the people to violence. Cited from The Mormon Prophet, by Lily Dougall
  • 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
  • Still that marble face stood for much that is dear to the roughest of hearts and about which men do not talk. Cited from Lords of the North, by A. C. Laut
  • The audiences, whether men or women, boys or girls, were the roughest of the rough. Cited from Recollections of Old Liverpool, by A Nonagenarian
  • In these days any of us would marry the roughest of rough diamonds, provided he was decently well off. Cited from Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land by Rosa Praed
  • Men looked on them curiously, because they saw them to be of the roughest of the thralls. Cited from The Roots of the Mountains, by William Morris
  • Here, being on the frontier of civilisation, he saw the roughest of Canadian life. Cited from Fort Desolation, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • This body of water is the most uncertain and the roughest of seas. Cited from The Great Round World, Vol. 1, No. 41, August 19, 1897, by Various
  • I say only half a dozen miles, because the roads were the roughest of rough mud-tracks, still soft from the rains. Cited from Martin Hyde the Duke's Messenger by John Masefield
  • This cook had lived in some of the roughest of mining camps, and had the reputation of being dangerous when angry. Cited from The Young Engineers in Nevada, by H. Irving Hancock
  • English skill was not yet sufficient to produce anything more than the crudest and roughest of textile fabrics. Cited from An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England, Cheyney
  • He did not wholly trust these two, and he could not exactly admire them and their methods, which were the roughest of all, but they were useful. Cited from The Titan, by Theodore Dreiser
  • When such an emergency does come it is not likely that you will have anything besides the roughest of building material and no tools besides your small axe or hatchet. Cited from On the Trail, by Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
  • My pale face had turned to a bronze red, while over its smoothly-shaven surface now grew the roughest of untrimmed beards. Cited from Dead Man's Rock, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • The roughest of them could take unpardonable liberties with him. Cited from Further Adventures of Lad, Albert Payson Terhune
  • You've discharged several yardmen, and I want to tell you that a lot of the roughest of them are laying for you. Cited from Danger Signals, by John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady
  • "Tell him that something ought to be done to preserve order here, for the people are collecting fast, and some of them the roughest of the rough." Cited from To The West, by George Manville Fenn
  • 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. Cited from English Literature For Boys and Girls,
  • Some of the very old men were accommodated with logs of wood which had been brought out for seats, and the very roughest of the young men remained respectfully silent. Cited from The Romance of the Coast, by James Runciman
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