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Beautiful silence; and so soon as this robustious rain takes off, I am to drink of it again by oceanfuls.
He was a delicate youth, I take it, and willingly slunk from the robustious winter to an inn fire-side.
EDINBURGHROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
To me she looks kindly and not a bit unintelligent, a rather fine specimen of the robustious modern young woman.
A TOP-FLOOR IDYLGEORGE VAN SCHAICK
Actors at that time were often robustious, periwig-pated fellows who sawed the air with their hands and tore a passion to tatters.
Had not the Deacon ranked him in the robustious great company of Burns!
The fisherman had treated the driver and the farmer at the Hibernian, and was being rewarded with robustious chaff.
THE MANXMANHALL CAINE
At last the Clerk came in person, and threw Auntie Nan into tremors of nervousness by his noise and robustious-ness.
THE MANXMANHALL CAINE
Shall we say, then, that the Robustious Philistine is the worse citizen, while the Biblioklept is the worse man?
THE LIBRARYANDREW LANG
In the round, rosy countenance and robustious person of the last of the trio he discovered his ancient ally, Titus Tyrconnel.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
And a robustious fellow with great voice, and lace and sword, strutting forward near the lights.
CHIMNEY-POT PAPERSCHARLES S. BROOKS

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