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He was a powerful fellow, Tough Bill, but he didn't quite like the look of Charlie, so he began cursing him.
Now, Tough Bill was not the man to put up with humiliation at the hands of a common sailor.
In a little while Tough Bill, accompanied by two huge negroes, came in, and it was easy to see that he was already three parts drunk.
I guess you'd better get out of Marseilles before Tough Bill comes out of hospital," he said to Strickland, when they had got back to the Chink's Head and were cleaning themselves.
Across the Tanner's shoulders was slung his stout quarterstaff, ever near enough to him to be gripped quickly, and on his head was a cap of doubled cowhide, so tough that it could hardly be cloven even by a broadsword.
Breaking off some tough vines, he tied his puppy's legs together, and then, with another piece of vine passed around his neck, slung the puppy on his back.
A cut upon the back of his head showed where he had struck the tough stem of the shrub and explained his unconsciousness.
Mr Pancks took hold of his tough hair again, and gave it such a wrench that he pulled out several prongs of it.
Bittium Tough SDR product family expands Bittiums product offering from the current Bittium Tactical Wireless IP Network (TAC WIN), used for forming a tactical broadband mobile IP backbone network, to individual soldier and vehicular level tactical radios.
This is the first time that Tough Mudder will be in the Philippines, and Tough Mudder is not just being tough, it is also about teamwork and determination,' Proactive COO Justine Cordero told a news conference last Saturday.
The arrival of Tough Mudder in the country was made possible by the new partnership between Tough Mudder, Inc.
The Tough Mudder Missouri Weekend will feature three events - Tough Mudder, 10 miles/20+ obstacles, Tough Mudder Half, 5 miles/10+ obstacles, and Tougher Mudder, 10 miles/competitive race wave.
The course will feature around a dozen of Tough Mudder's top-rated obstacles, some of which have been especially designed for the new event series and are unique to Tough Mudder 5k.
He said: "I said to the lads that we have a tough start, the FA Cup game has sidetracked us from the big things this week.
In my line of work, I see how tough and disciplined Pinoys are on a daily basis.