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  • They were in need of water, but it was too rough to take any off to them. Cited from Three Years in Tristan da Cunha, by K. M. Barrow
  • But the sea was too rough to use them. Cited from Last of the Huggermuggers, by Christopher Cranch
  • We went up to the top of the pass but found it too rough to go down without more help than we had. Cited from The Note-Books of Samuel Butler, Samuel Butler #14
  • So we had to lay up to-day, being too rough to travel on the lake, and the snow deep. Cited from Woman's Way Through Unknown Labrador, Mrs. Hubbard
  • The river ahead was too rough to proceed along the south shore, and the men decided to cross. Cited from Woman's Way Through Unknown Labrador, Mrs. Hubbard
  • He found her too rough to suit him. Cited from The Tale of Mrs. Ladybug, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • I went out again on Tuesday, but it was too rough to get on board. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, Jun 1915, V. 2, No. 3
  • It was now, however, rapidly going down, though as yet it was too rough to allow her to attempt to run alongside. Cited from James Braithwaite, the Supercargo, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • "The ladies think it's rather too rough to-day." Cited from The Holiday Round, by A. A. Milne
  • The sun was too hot and the wind was too cool, her stone seat was too hard, and the ground was too rough to dance on! Cited from Polly and the Princess, by Emma C. Dowd
  • The time was a little after midnight, and the sea was too rough to attempt to swim to safety.
  • It was too rough to catch anything, but I practised throwing out the line. Cited from Three Years in Tristan da Cunha, by K. M. Barrow
  • Men had often died through lack of attention, as the country was too rough to permit of anything but a saddle horse to pass. Cited from Fanny Goes to War, by Pat Beauchamp
  • And I receded several paces over a ground much too rough to favor my run for a spring. Cited from The Caxtons, by E. B. Lytton, Part 5
  • But it was too rough to approach her and she was too far gone to warrant salving, even were it possible. Cited from Dan Merrithew, by Lawrence Perry
  • Darwin Harbour was mostly shut down as seas became too rough to sail in.
  • The sea was still too rough to attempt taking any of the spars on board, so the frigate stood on as the captain had directed. Cited from The Three Lieutenants, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The sea had gone down and the hatches were opened for a while to admit air, though it was still too rough to venture out. Cited from Brewster's Millions, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • I had gone down to the Point to go fishing with Captain Jim but it was too rough to go out, so I came back. Cited from Anne's House of Dreams by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • It's not too rough to launch safely. Cited from Dan Merrithew, by Lawrence Perry
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