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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
The camp grew still, except for the rough and ready cook pottering about the fire, boiling buffalo-meat and mixing biscuit-dough.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It was only a hut of rough boards, carelessly knocked together for a shepherd's temporary home.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He reached up for her big, rough straw hat that hung on a peg outside the door, and put it on her head.
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
England proclaimed a rough indignation at the demand for Gibraltar, which Austria had made in behalf of Spain.
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.

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boondogglenoun | [boon-dog-uh l, -daw-guh l]SEE DEFINITION