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The rubber used should not be of a harsh grade, since that will roughen the face of the paper and probably cause the ink to run.
Take a piece of sand-paper and roughen the edges of the break as far around as the size of the patch.
The path, to be sure, does not roughen until one has gone along it for twenty-eight hundred miles.
Heading weatherward, he gave more heed to the wheel, for there were signs that the water was going to roughen somewhat.
No amount of the hardest known abrasive will even roughen its surface.
THE SKYLARK OF SPACEEDWARD ELMER SMITH AND LEE HAWKINS GARBY
It is said that the course of true love never did run smooth, but the wise husband or wife will not unnecessarily roughen it.
In dry climates these gossamer-like threads would roughen and break at almost the slightest touch.
THE ART OF MODERN LACE MAKINGTHE BUTTERICK PUBLISHING CO.
He employs no soap to soften the skin or roughen the hair, only a little water.
There was nothing all round but the barren rocks, which generally roughen the country before the mountain rears its height.
Which means, said Oliver, that youre afraid to roughen your hands and spoil your complexion.
THE ROUGH ROADWILLIAM JOHN LOCKE

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