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  • James and John had been through some rough times but more hard times were yet to come.
  • They were being pursued by some rough men in a second boat. Cited from The Moving Picture Girls at Sea, by Laura Lee Hope
  • He lived here with some rough country lads and with you and me. Cited from Westways, by S. Weir Mitchell [AKA: Silas Weir Mitchell]
  • "You have seen some rough times for one of your age." Cited from Frank Among The Rancheros, by Harry Castlemon
  • I had seen limbs set, and had some rough idea how it should be done. Cited from Martin Luther King Jr. Day Anthology #1
  • I am afraid we may have some rough customers to deal with. Cited from Delia Blanchflower, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • But there was some rough country to get over. Cited from St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, Feb 1878, No. 4
  • His head would have sat well on some rough bronze coin of an early day. Cited from Montlivet, by Alice Prescott Smith
  • The Army was in for some rough years with its critics. Cited from Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965, by Morris J. MacGregor Jr.
  • But then they came to some rough ground covered with rocks, and here further progress was all but impossible. Cited from The Rover Boys at Colby Hall, by Arthur M. Winfield
  • Soon after leaving the Bay, we had some rough weather. Cited from In the Ranks of the C.I.V., by Erskine Childers
  • After hearing some rough cuts of their songs, he agreed to take on the project.
  • We fear He will put something bitter in the cup, or some rough thing in the road. Cited from Quiet Talks on Prayer, by S. D. (Samuel Dickey) Gordon
  • Well, the going is some rough, down that way. Cited from The Happy Family, by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  • The chain continued to grow, but began to hit some rough spots a few years later.
  • He may go on to seek some rough equivalent in words for his excited feelings. Cited from Since Cezanne, by Clive Bell
  • A common case is that is not well known beforehand, but some rough value can be given.
  • The things that men desire correspond, in some rough fashion, to the things they need. Cited from Political Thought in England from Locke to Bentham, by Harold J. Laski
  • They passed through the garden into the street, feeling as if some rough hand might at any instant seize them. Cited from A Romance of the Republic, by Lydia Maria Francis Child
  • Some rough playing followed, but the home boys kept their tempers. Cited from The High School Freshmen, by H. Irving Hancock
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