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  • Was this deadly silent, rough-coated terrier the thing destined to destroy him where men had failed?

    CHAPTER XXXVI

  • And while the trained-nurse-apparelled young woman seated Dag Daughtry in the enamelled surgeon's chair and leaned him back under direction, and while Doctor Emory dipped his finger-tips into the strongest antiseptic his office possessed, behind Doctor Emory's eyes, in the midst of his brain, burned the image of a desired Irish terrier who did turns in sailor-town cabarets, was rough-coated, and answered to the full name of Killeny Boy.

    CHAPTER XIX

  • "He WAS rough-coated, along with a crinkly ear," Harley meditated back.

    CHAPTER XXXIV

  • The grizzled ship's steward and the rough-coated Irish terrier quickly became conspicuous figures in the night life of the Barbary Coast of San Francisco.

    CHAPTER XVIII

  • A rough-coated Irish terrier entered at a sedate walk, sedately walked forward to the centre, nearly to the footlights, and faced the leader of the orchestra.

    CHAPTER XXXIV

  • There were nearly two hundred of them, rough-coated, beginning to shed, large-boned and large for their age.

    CHAPTER XII

  • Saxon saw Punch, the little, rough-coated Skye-terrier with the honest eyes (who had plodded for weary months), gone lame and abandoned; she saw Daisy, the chit of a child, hide Punch in the wagon.

    CHAPTER VI

  • As he looked back at her, rough-coated and grief-stricken, he could see Terrence hovering solicitously near her.

    Chapter 1

  • “Is this Jacou?” asked Mary, as a stable boy led out a large, rough-coated animal, grey in color, and more like a carthorse than a charger.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • The combination “ough” can be pronounced in nine different ways; the following sentence contains them all: “A rough-coated, dough-faced, thoughtful ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed.”

    10 Weird Science Facts You Didn’t Know

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