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The bronze face, the shaggy black hair and beard, the coarse woollen red cap, the rough medley dress of home-spun stuff and hairy skins of beasts, the powerful frame attenuated by spare living, and the sullen and desperate compression of the lips in sleep, inspired the mender of roads with awe.
Well, he's dead now hisself; he knows the long and short on it now; and if ever a rough hand come to port, it was Billy.
And then their rough hunters' feastings and carousels.
There were no fences at all by the roadside now, and the land was rough and untilled.
But the little kids knew that it was the wolf, by the rough voice.
She hoped he would not be noisy and rough, because her husband did not like rough and noisy boys.
At first I couldn't make out the purpose of this mighty pile of rock, unless it were intended as a rough and picturesque background for the scenes which were enacted in the arena before it, but presently, after the wooden benches had been pretty well filled by slaves and Sagoths, I discovered the purpose of the bowlders, for then the Mahars began to file into the enclosure.
During the long, rough journey, Jane Clayton had suffered more in anticipation of her impending fate than from the hardships of the road.
No one seemed to know much about the Bekwando Land Company, and the country that way was very rough.
She was cracking walnuts and picking them out of the shells, throwing out a remark occasionally to a rough man in a rabbit-skin cap, with straps under the knees of his corduroy trousers, who stood puffing a black clay pipe with his back against the wall.
But he was the only man with whom Daylight was really intimate, though he was on terms of friendliest camaraderie with the rough and unprincipled following of the bosses who ruled the Riverside Club.
That's rough stuff, and all you can get back for it is rough stuff.
A hammock is slung to the rough raftered roof of the main room, as an extra bed.
He argued that it enticed men with the calmness of its looks, but when it had induced them to plow its waters, it grew rough and destroyed them.
We had got out of the carriage, and we were standing on a rough half-made gravel-path.