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rough Sentence Examples

  • I don't like it when you're rough like that.

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  • She had a rough day yesterday.

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  • For many days he wandered through rough and dangerous places.

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  • He had a rough night anyway.

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  • Sure, he'd had some rough times, but she had never done anything to make him think she would be unfaithful.

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  • She's in a rough spot.

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  • "Rough few days," he replied.

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  • Want me to rough her up for you?

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  • He was not rough, though he wasn't gentle, either.

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  • "I expected your sister to be as rough around the edges as you are," he said.

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  • We met when he was a teen and went through some rough stuff together.

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  • "I had a feeling this week would be rough," Elise said with a smile.

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  • "I had a feeling this week would be rough," Elise said with a smile.

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  • Jackson's had a rough night and I want to make sure he's ok.

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  • Under guise of a present for the pilgrims, Princess Mary prepared a pilgrim's complete costume for herself: a coarse smock, bast shoes, a rough coat, and a black kerchief.

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  • A sort of inclined tunnel led upward for a way, and they found the floor of it both rough and steep.

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  • "Don't be rough!" he would call out, if Eureka knocked over one of the round, fat piglets with her paw; but the pigs never minded, and enjoyed the sport very greatly.

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  • The thought of her in rough conditions or battle met instant instinctual resistance.

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  • "Rough night," he said, sitting on the bed across from her.

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  • Looks like you had a rough night, too.

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  • "Rough week," Deidre whispered.

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  • You can't be too rough for me.

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  • He's had a rough day.

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  • He's had a rough day.

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  • "That's rough," Darkyn's mate murmured.

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  • To her credit, the little car wasn't meant for rough country, but Katie let up on the accelerator when the car started to bog down.

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  • "Rough night," she muttered and snatched her makeup bag from him.

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  • Gabriel rubbed his rough jaw.

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  • I can take care of myself for the most part, and wouldn't mind rough conditions.

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  • Jackson patted him on the back, "Rough night, eh mate?"

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  • Cassie, if things get rough, you find Bordeaux and stay with him.

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  • He took her other with a rough hand and nodded in approval at the healed scars.

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  • It's been a rough few days.

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  • The rough track he followed ceased to exist, as if the vehicle had become airborne in its terrible fall.

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  • A little rough out there?

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  • Did you have a rough day?

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  • Childhood excursions had taught her that the country was rough, but was she up to ten miles of walking?

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  • That type of heartache is rough, but I came to peace with it and was pretty happy with my expulsion, until a few days ago.

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  • It's been a rough year for the Council.

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  • They were very rough and crude, but strong and serviceable.

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  • "It's lucky for him that he escaped me; but I'll find him!" she said in her rough voice.

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  • The road was rough but not limited to four-wheel drive vehicles like the mountain Jeep roads to the south.

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  • The road was rough but not limited to four-wheel drive vehicles like the mountain Jeep roads to the south.

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  • "That's rough," Deidre murmured.

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  • He hadn't met a woman quite as rough around the edges as his was.

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  • She's gonna have a rough time ahead of her.

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  • After a while she stood up again, licked Jackson's face, tickling him with her rough tongue, and hopped off the sofa.

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  • She examined a rough spot on her thumbnail.

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  • You can say it—she turned out a little rough around the edges!

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  • And in the middle was a rough table with benches around it instead of chairs.

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  • The papery hospital gown was rough beneath her palms, the dark room too cold.

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  • I didn't think he had rough nights, just gave them.

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  • Slowly, one little step at a time, it crept up across the rough place where it had slipped and fallen so often.

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  • It is the same as if all these traps were buckled to a man's belt, and he could not move over the rough country where our lines are cast without dragging them--dragging his trap.

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  • The scent of sea was in the air, a rough circle of lighter darkness before her.

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  • Been having a rough time on my…medications or whatever.

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  • I would say it was a rough lesson in history when the kings of my time learned that killing a woman with the intent to bring her back as your servant doesn't really work as they'd planned, he explained.

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  • His voice was rough, but the arm that encircled her waist held her gently.

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  • Thanks. It's been a bit rough lately for both of us.

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  • A second time it tried to carry its load up the rough trunk of the tree, and a second time it failed.

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  • She kissed his rough curly black head.

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  • On Rostov's inquiry as to how the matter stood, he at once produced from under his pillow a paper he had received from the commission and the rough draft of his answer to it.

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  • In the twilight saddled horses could be seen, and Cossacks and hussars who had rigged up rough shelters in the glade and were kindling glowing fires in a hollow of the forest where the French could not see the smoke.

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  • Our cottage was a sort of rough camp, beautifully situated on the top of the mountain among oaks and pines.

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  • I rode on a rough road, and fell off three or four times, and am now awfully lame!

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  • The sound was rough, as if he didn't laugh often.

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  • He sang of war, and of bold rough deeds, and of love and sorrow.

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  • The calf licked good boy's face with long rough tongue.

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  • For more than a week preparations were being made, rough drafts of letters to Nicholas from all the household were written and copied out, while under the supervision of the countess and the solicitude of the count, money and all things necessary for the uniform and equipment of the newly commissioned officer were collected.

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  • They carefully guarded their open wounds from any rough and painful contact.

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  • Ha, ha, ha! rose their rough, joyous laughter from all sides.

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  • His reputation for being rough on rookies was well earned.

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  • Though rough around the edges, Rhyn was the best friend Gabriel had ever had.

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  • A hood made of rough material was thrown over her head and her hands bound before she could scream.

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  • I just thought... well, you must have had a rough time trying to raise her.

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  • A hood made of rough material was thrown over her head and her hands bound before she could scream.

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  • With his lighted lantern in his hand, he went up and down the rough hills calling for his lambs.

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  • "It's been a rough few days," she murmured.

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  • When I visit many strange countries my brother and Mildred will stay with grandmother because they will be too small to see a great many people and I think they would cry loud on the great rough ocean.

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  • Mr. Keith comes every afternoon at four o'clock, and gives me a "friendly lift" over the rough stretches of road, over which every student must go.

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  • "Herself," came the answer in a rough voice, and Marya Dmitrievna entered the room.

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  • He was standing close to the door and as soon as it opened his rough old arms closed like a vise round his son's neck, and without a word he began to sob like a child.

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  • This silence was broken by one of the brethren, who led Pierre up to the rug and began reading to him from a manuscript book an explanation of all the figures on it: the sun, the moon, a hammer, a plumb line, a trowel, a rough stone and a squared stone, a pillar, three windows, and so on.

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  • In her behavior to her mother Natasha seemed rough, but she was so sensitive and tactful that however she clasped her mother she always managed to do it without hurting her or making her feel uncomfortable or displeased.

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  • She wrote to him formal, monotonous, and dry letters, to which she attached no importance herself, and in the rough copies of which the countess corrected her mistakes in spelling.

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  • Gabe watched him, rubbing his rough jaw.

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  • She wasn.t expecting his ministrations—however rough and sloppy they were—or his mouthing off to Kris.

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  • Want me to rough him up?

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  • It's rough, he said and gave a surprised laugh.

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  • Tikhon, who at first did rough work, laying campfires, fetching water, flaying dead horses, and so on, soon showed a great liking and aptitude for partisan warfare.

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  • He'd managed to miss the hurricane, though the waters were still rough and the waves high.

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  • His hands were rough and calloused, but his touch was light and opened the comforting flow of energy between them.

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  • If the show had been for Claudette, would I have been so rough?

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  • Then why were you so rough?

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  • Why was his night rough?

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  • Darkyn's not the only one who likes it rough.

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  • The skin against his jaw was rough.

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  • "Drink," Brady's rough voice instructed.

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  • She still felt that man's rough hands on her body and the sense of helplessness.

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  • "It's a little rough back east," Brady said.

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  • We had to rely on our wits as well as our bodies to get into and out of some really rough places.

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  • "A little rough," he admitted.

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  • "Winter will be rough," Lana said.

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  • "Rough day," Kelli said.

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  • "Sounds rough," Katie said.  Deidre sounded accepting of her decision, but Katie couldn't help wondering how long it had taken her to come to peace with sacrificing love for the demands of her job.

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  • Deidre and Toby stood.  Katie started forward, only for the rumbling ground to drive her to her knees.  Horrified, she saw the chasm form a rough circle around them, trapping them on a small island surrounded by football field wide trees and chasms too wide to jump.

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  • He hesitated and then held out a hand.  She took it.  His warm hands were rough and large.  He squeezed hers.  He led her away from the courtyard and lights into the dark night.  They walked hand in hand for a few moments, alone under the full moon.  She'd walked with him before, but this night, it was different.  She felt the shift between them.

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  • Rough translation and close enough.

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  • Those are rough customers.

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  • Lori was having a rough time of it.

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  • He was spoiling her, but he insisted she had it too rough before.

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  • There Alex took the lead as they rode into rough country, his shoulders swaying with the movement of the horse.

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  • It was shorter but rough and steep.

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  • He was going through a rough time right now.

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  • He was hundreds of miles away, maybe sick from a rough flight.

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  • Fifteen minutes to travel six miles to the clinic — most of it rough gravel roads.

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  • The terrain was rough, covered with brush choked ravines and sharp granite bluffs.

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  • Alex tied Ed to one of the rough cedar porch posts.

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  • You want to play rough, do you?

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  • All right, we'll play rough.

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  • Alex had reason to know Josh could be rough unintentionally as well.

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  • Tim, Jim, don't be so rough.

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  • It was a rough circle about four feet in diameter.

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  • It's rough going toe-to-toe with an Original Being.

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  • Sand was rough against her cheek, and she blinked back tears and darkness.

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  • "Rough night," she murmured.

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  • That was a rough day.

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  • "Your hands are rough," he said

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  • She scrunched her head down until her fingertips brushed the rough material across her eyes.

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  • He traced his fingers along the barrel's rough surface before dipping his hand into the water.

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  • Opening it, she found the wooden covers rough and the symbols foreign.

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  • He wasn't rough, but he certainly wasn't gentle.

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  • Her fingers felt the rough edge of the nest, and then she was falling.

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  • From the outside, it looked rough, but well maintained and solid.

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  • Rough cedar posts that still had remnants of limbs supported the porch roof, and an old vine rocker sat beside the door.

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  • The spark of fire in the rough ruby was enough to draw Xander from his musings.

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  • She entered the dark, sensual bedroom once again and accepted the necklace with the rough, round red ruby at its center.

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  • "Rough life, sleeping with the same girl twice," she said as calmly as she could.

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  • She nestled her face between the rough edges of the leather vest.

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  • "Rough night?" she asked, raising an eyebrow as the coffeemaker began percolating.

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  • Jessi's eyes closed at the sensation of his soft lips, hot mouth and the rough stubble that teased her sensitive skin.

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  • "That's rough," Jule said softly.

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  • If Xander gets rough, let me know.

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  • After inching her way through the dark, her trembling hands reached a rough, stone wall.

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  • After four steps, she felt them and grimaced, a rough edge piercing one finger.

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  • Further, the skin is stated to be much less rough, with fewer cracks, while a more important difference occurs in the trunk, which lacks the transverse ridges so distinctive of the ordinary African elephant, and thereby approximates to the Asiatic species.

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  • Quick motion in position-angle for rough setting or for the measurement of close double stars is given by the large ring R.

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  • in diameter at the base and decreasing in diameter as it ascends; it is built of rough blocks of stone, as a rule about 2 ft.

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  • or less in height and width, with the sides slightly inclined towards one another, and from 30 to 40 ft., or even more, in length; the sides are composed sometimes of slabs, sometimes of rough walling, while the roof is composed of flat slabs; and the bodies were probably disposed in a sitting position.

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  • Its width is as a rule about 24 ft.; at present its surface is formed of rough cobbling, upon which there was probably a gravel layer, now washed away.

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  • It is rough in form and the author shows no power of discriminating between important and unimportant events; yet the chronicle is an excellent authority for the history of Saxony during the reigns of the emperors Otto III.

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  • His experimental investigations are carried out with plain and usually home-made apparatus, the accessories being crude and rough, but the essentials thoughtfully designed so as to compass in the simplest and most perfect manner the special end in view.

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  • Rough sculptures, too, were found, and two large square mounds formed of loose stones, and yet perfect parallelograms in outline, placed due east and west.

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  • By 1665 the Dutch possessed rough charts of almost the whole of the western littoral, while to the mainland itself they had given the name of New Holland.

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  • Still sailing northward, taking notes as he proceeded for a rough chart of the coast, and landing at Bustard and Keppel Bays and the Bay of Inlets, Cook passed over 1300 m.

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  • Few men have been so courageous, and his influence was magnetic. Even the rough Szeklers, though they did not understand the language of their "little father," regarded him with superstitious reverence.

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  • obtusiloba, the post oak of the backwoodsman, a smaller tree with rough leaves and notched upper lobes, produces an abundance of acorns and good timber, said to be more durable than that of the white oak.

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  • an hour; and the opening of a window in rough weather, or the opening of a door, may entirely alter the registration.

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  • In all cases there is a general tendency for other forms of energy to be transformed into heat on account of the friction of rough surfaces, the resistance of conductors, or similar causes, and thus to lose availability.

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  • Owing to the rough seas sweeping over the Fastnet, the conditions are such that any ordinary submarine cable would be broken by the wearing action of the waves at the rock boundary in a very short time.

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  • He greatly improved the rough track over the Simplon Pass, so that, when finished in 1807, it was practicable for artillery.

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  • From the rough comparison of the skeleton of a bird with that of a man by Pierre Delon, in the 16th century (to go no further back), down to the theory of the limbs and the theory of the skull at the present day; or, from the first demonstration of the homologies of the parts of a flower by C. F.

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  • The sea-worn amber has lost its crust, but has often acquired a dull rough surface by rolling in sand.

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  • The rough surface of the bark of many trees is due to the successive phellogens not arising in regular concentric zones, but forming in arcs which join with the earlier-formed arcs, and thus causing the bark to come off in flakes or thick chunks.

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  • The third part is the north, which belongs to the central plateau, still much higher, and therefore rough and very cold in the winter.

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  • The Northmen of Denmark and Norway, whose piratical adventures were the terror of all the coasts of Europe, and who established themselves in Great Britain and Ireland, in France and The Sicily, were also geographical explorers in their rough but Nothmen.

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  • He visited the New Hebrides, Santa Cruz, New Caledonia and Solomon Islands, and made careful though rough surveys of the Louisiade Archipelago, islands north of New Britain and part of New Guinea.

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  • arranged with a certain rough radiate symmetry round the north pole, and extending southwards in three unequal arms which taper to points in the south.

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  • Of the Passeres the honeysuckers (Meliphagidae) are most characteristic, and, abounding in 1 The following old-fashioned rough computation may serve as an indication of the relative size of the orders and suborders of recent birds: Ratitae.

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  • The wheels, called naoura, are of the most primitive construction, made of rough branches of trees, with palm leaf paddles, rude clay vessels being slung on the outer edge to catch the water, of which they raise a prodigious amount, only a comparatively small part of which, however, is poured into the aqueducts on top of the dams. These latter are exceedingly picturesque, often consisting of a series of well-built Gothic arches, and give a peculiar character to the scenery; but they are also great impediments to navigation.

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  • Short in stature and uncouth in appearance, his individuality first shocked and then by its earnestness impressed the House of Commons; and his sturdy independence of party ties, combined with a gift of rough but genuine eloquence (of which his speech on the Royal Title Bill of 1876 was an example), rapidly made him one of the best-known public men in the country.

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  • In steam vessels a rough and fair engine room register are kept, FIG.

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  • In addition to this, the unfinished surface of the walls and the rough bosses left on many XXII.

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  • The justice administered in them was patriarchal and rough, but not ineffective.

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  • The imports of foreign metals in the rough and of coal are steadily increasing, while the exports, never otherwise than insignificant, show no advance.

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  • In short, it became only too evident that there was no royal road to national prosperity, and that Russia, like other nations, must be content to advance slowly and laboriously along the rough path of painful experience.

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  • was pressed by the more reactionary elements to model his parliament on this rough equivalent of the Western states-general.

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  • - The total construction capital invested in the railways of the world in 1907 was estimated by the Archiv fur Eisenbahnwesen at £8,986,150,000; the figure is necessarily incomplete, though it serves as a rough approximation.

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  • The surface of the state resembles in part that of Bahia, with a zone of forested lands near the coast, and back of this a higher zone of rough open country, called agrestes.

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  • Camden describes the wonder with which O'Neill's wild gallowglasses were seen in the English capital, with their heads bare, their long hair falling over their shoulders and clipped short in front above the eyes, and clothed in rough yellow shirts.

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  • The estuary of the Urr, known as Rough Firth, is navigable by ships of from 80 to 100 tons, and small vessels can ascend as far as the mouth of Dalbeattie Burn, within a mile of the town.

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  • The population is small, rude and uncivilized; and the surface is rough and mountainous and generally covered with forest except near the coast, to the alluvial lands on which settlers have been attracted from various surrounding countries.

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  • Meanwhile he had tried, he says, to conquer his inclination for the unprofitable trade of poetry, but in the panic caused by the revelations of Titus Oates, he found an opportunity for the exercise of his gift for rough satire.

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  • He was able to gather around him a group of congenial friends and pupils, such as the Mills, the Austins and Bowring, with whom he could discuss the problems upon which he was engaged, and by whom several of his books were practically rewritten from the mass of rough though orderly memoranda which the master had himself prepared.

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  • On the west side these extend from Blacklow Hill to Axe Edge; on the east, from Derwent Edge to near Derby; outlying masses form the rough moorland on Kinder Scout and the picturesque tors near Stanton-by-Youlgreave.

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  • Rough grazing could also be had on the outlying waste lands.

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  • A, Winged female; B, winged D, viviparous wingless female from in patches from old apple trees, where the insects live in the rough bark and form cankered growths both above and below ground.

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  • When the tree is young the bark is of a silvery grey, but gets rough with age.

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  • The first is entitled Externarum et internarum principalium humani corporis Tabulae, &c. while the second, which is the most valuable, is merely appended to the Lectiones Gabrielis Fallopii de partibus similaribus humani corporis, &c., and thus, the scope of each work being regarded as medical, the author's labours were wholly overlooked by the mere naturalhistorians who followed, though Coiter introduced a table, " De differentiis Auium," furnishing a key to a rough classification of such birds as were known to him, and this as nearly the first attempt of the kind deserves notice here.

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  • Rough Cast >>

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  • " Rough Peruvian," the produce of one of the tree cottons, has a special use, as being rather harsh and wiry it is well adapted for mixing with wool.

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  • It is probably a hybrid between Sea Island and rough Peruvian cotton, but lacks most of the essential features of Sea Island.

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  • Up to this time the rule of the Bhonsla rajas, rough warriors of peasant extraction, had been on the whole beneficent; but, soured by his defeat, Raghoji now set to work to recover some of his losses by a ruthless exploitation of the peasantry, and until the effective intervention of the British in 1818 the country was subjected to every kind of oppression.

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  • Gay Lussac may be regarded as the founder of the method, although rough applications had been previously made by F.

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  • All these stones were of course imported, as the Babylonian had no stone (except a rough coral rag) at hand as the Egyptian had.

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  • The rough streets are too steep and narrow for vehicles, and even riding on horseback is often difficult.

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  • MacClintock and others - have profited from rough maps drawn for them by Eskimos.

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  • In the Turin Museum are preserved two papyri with rough drawings of gold mines established by Sesostris in the Nubian Desert.'

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  • One of these depicts in a rough way lower Babylonia encircled by a " salt water river," Oceanus.

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  • 24), still adheres to the erroneous Ptolemaic delineation of southern Asia, and the same error is perpetuated by Henricus Marvellus Germanus on a rough map showing the Portuguese discoveries up to 1489.

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  • Leonardo da Vinci's rough map of the world in 8 segments (c. 1513) seems likewise to have been intended for a globe.

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  • The hills are shown in rough hachures.

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  • Erben is the author of a rough relief on a convex surface (1842), but the finest example of this description is a relief of Italy, by Cesar Pomba and H.

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  • Colombia is but inadequately represented by rough maps.

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  • Bulldog, bulldog (miniature), mastiff, Great Dane, Newfoundland (black, white and black, or other than black), St Bernard (rough and smooth), Old English sheepdog, collie (rough and smooth), Dalmatian, poodle, bull terrier, white English terrier, black and tan terrier, toy spaniel (King Charles or black and tan, Blenheim, ruby or red and tricolour), Japanese, Pekingese, Yorkshire terrier, Maltese, Italian greyhound, chowchow, black and tan terrier (miniature), Pomeranian, pug (fawn and black), Schipperke, Griffon Bruxellois, foreign dogs (bouledogues frangais, elk-hounds, Eskimos, Lhasa terriers, Samoyedes and any other varieties not mentioned under this heading).

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  • The Eskimo dog has small, upright ears, a straight bushy tail, moderately sharp muzzle and rough coat.

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  • The Scotch deerhound is a larger and heavier variety of the English greyhound, with rough and shaggy hair.

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  • In Athens it was doubtless in use for literary as well as for other purposes as early as the 5th century B.C. An inscription relating to the rebuilding of the Erechtheum in 407 B.C. records the purchase of two papyrus rolls, to be used for the fair copy of the rough accounts.

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  • In a few days he had completed rough drafts of the necessary apparatus, which he displayed to his fellow-passengers.

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  • part of Santa Clara province is decidedly rough and broken.

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  • Its ancient importance is vouched for by its walls of rough cyclopean work, which may have had a total extent of some 2 m.

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  • It consists of uncultivated or rough lands, such as mountains, stony ground, &c., which are useless without clearance, to which no possession is claimed, and which are at such a distance from the nearest dwelling that the human voice cannot be made to reach them from that dwelling.

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  • The reason is to be found in its geographical position, a cold ice-covered polar current 68' running south along the land, while not far outside there is an open warmer sea, a circumstance which, while producing a cold climate, must also give rise to much precipitation, the land being C', thus exposed to the alternate erosion of a rough atmosphere and large glaciers.

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  • Such is this famous work, full of obscurities, redundancies and contradictions, in which the thread of the argument is sometimes lost in a labyrinth of reasonings and citations, both sacred and profane, but which nevertheless expresses, both in religion and politics, such audacious and novel ideas that it has been possible to trace in it, as it were, a rough sketch of the doctrines developed during the periods of the Reformation and of the French Revolution.

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  • size.) loam, such as is suitable for the vine and the fig; this should be used in as rough a state as possible, or not broken small and fine.

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  • of rough materials, such as broken bricks or mortar rubbish, over which should be placed a layer of rough turf with the grassy side downwards, and then the good loamy soil to form the border, which should have a depth of about 2 ft.

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  • It became clear that only very rough estimates of the numbers of planktonic organisms in a volume of sea-water as large as (say) 10 cubic metres could be made, but that these estimates could nevertheless be trusted to show very marked regional and seasonal differences.

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  • The rough experience of this voyage did more than endow him with renewed health; it changed him from a dreamy, sensitive boy, hereditarily disinclined to any sort of active career, into a selfreliant, energetic man, with broad interests and keen sympathies.

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  • It is, however, important to remember that rough as these native methods are they result in the production of rubber which commands the highest price.

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  • The tests of the physical properties of crude rubber usually applied to determine its value in the market are also very rough and cannot be relied upon.

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  • An earthwork known as Castle Rough, in the marshes below Milton, was probably the work of Hasten the Dane in 892, and Bayford Castle, a mile distant, occupies the site of one said to have been built in opposition by King Alfred, Tong Castle is about 2 m.

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  • His versatility is further shown by the fact that he drew rough caricatures and other sketches with some spirit.

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  • They also make felts and a rough cloth of sheep's wool.

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  • ir`"' lines of force," of which the curves formed by the filings afford a rough indication; Faraday's lines are howeve confined to the plane of the cardboard, but occur in the whole of the space around the magnet.

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  • The distance between the poles may with sufficient accuracy for a rough determination be assumed to be equal to five-sixths of the length of the magnet.

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  • Although the amended theory as worked out by Maxwell is in rough agreement with certain leading phenomena of magnetization, it fails to account for many others, and is in some cases at variance with observed facts.

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  • in rough blocks), probably intended to regulate the flow of the stream (N.

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  • On the other hand, there are elements in the poem which show that it is not entirely the work of a poor crowder; and these (notably references to historical and literary authorities, and occasional reminiscences of the literary tricks of the Scots Chaucerian school) have inclined some to the view that the text, as we have it, is an edited version of the minstrel's rough song story.

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  • In 1576 Manuel de Mesquita Perestrello, commanded by King Sebastian to explore the coast of South Africa and report on suitable harbours, -made a rough chart, even then of little use to navigators, which is of value as exhibiting the most that was known of the country by its discoverers before the advent of their Dutch rivals, who established themselves at Cape Town in 1652.

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  • In that rough age crimes of violence predominated, and the king's justiciars regularly perambulated the land in search of offenders, and decimated every village which refused to surrender fugitive criminals.

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  • The founder of the Jacobite Church in Asia owed his surname (Burdeana) to his rough horse-cloth.

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  • The world saw with astonishment this vicious, rough, coarse-fibred man of the world transformed into an austere penitent, who worked miracles of healing.

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  • The affair seems to have been well planned up to a certain point, and well executed; but the Athenian van, flushed with a first success, their ranks broken and disordered by a pursuit of the enemy over rough ground, were repulsed with great loss by a body of heavy-armed Boeotians, and driven back in disorder.

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  • In other words, a rough indication is seen of the separation of medicine and surgery.

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  • The surrounding region, lying on the eastern slopes of one of the lateral ranges of the Serra do Espinhaco, is rough and barren, but.

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  • These breaks in continuity show what might also be inferred from frequent repetitions of lines which have appeared earlier in the poem, and from the rough workmanship of passages in the later books, that the poem could not have received the final revision of the author.

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  • thick, and formed of a core of rough rubble cemented together with mortar (containing much coarse gravel) of extraordinary hardness and tenacity, and a facing for the most part of stone - Kentish rag, freestone or ironstone - but occasionally of flints; about 2 ft.

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  • Upon that was raised a wall of rough rubble rudely faced with stone and flint, evidently a medieval work and about 22 ft.

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  • The ship captain ordered the red pennant to be raised on the ship to show that the weather was changing and rough seas were expected.

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  • guns could have been turned on to the beaches, of which the range was exactly known, and embarkation, impeded as it was by the rough water, could hardly have been carried out without many casualties.

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  • The Dorah may be said to be about half-way between the two outposts, and the mountain tracks leading to it on either side are rough and difficult.

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  • The design is traced on the wood with charcoal, gouged out in the rough, and finished with sharp fine tools, using the mallet for every stroke.

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  • The bowl is severed from the blowing iron, and the wine-glass is sent to the annealing oven with a bowl, longer than that of the finished glass, and with a rough fractured edge.

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  • Wheels of fine sandstone fed with water are used for making slighter cuts and for smoothing the rough surface left by the iron wheels.

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  • The industry does not seem to have prospered, for when in 1567 an inquiry was made as to its condition, it was ascertained that only small rough goods were being made.

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  • The great highway from the west, on its long rough descent from the Anatolian plateau to Tarsus, ran through a narrow pass between walls of rock called the CilicianGate,Ghulek Boghaz.

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  • Only the rough core of the walls is standing to a height of about 3 ft.

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  • On this should be laid at least a foot thick of coarse, hard, rubbly material, a layer of rough turf, grass side downwards, being spread over it to prevent the compost from working down.

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  • They manufactured rough pottery, mostly without decorations, or ornamented by means of the finger-nail.

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  • The inhabitants grow hemp, Indian corn, coffee, sibucao, cacao, cocoanuts (for copra) and sugar, weave rough fabrics and manufacture tuba (a kind of wine used as a stimulant), clay pots and jars, salt and soap. There is some fishing here.

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