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  • She asked if the less hardy-looking chains were due to budget cuts, but Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty said the department had been seeking to change out its chains for years, and that the new chains cost and performed the same.

    Deputy Mayor Admits Fault For Bungled Snow Response

  • Construction workers—a hardy-looking bunch of men and women—were scattered all around the chamber, engaged in heavy lifting, laser-drilling, and energy-sawing.

    Creative Couplings

  • The bridegroom was a hardy-looking, upstanding young chap that looked as if work was no trouble to him.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • The men, however, were stout, hardy-looking fellows, and might be individually formidable as irregular cavalry.

    Waverley

  • Three or four hardy-looking fellows, policemen, were gliding about in their blue coats and leather hats, holding their thin walking-sticks behind them; conspicuous amongst whom was the leader, a tall lathy North Briton with a keen eye and hard features.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • Rode out of an evening; there was a large encampment of Arabs outside the town, thoroughly sun-burnt, hardy-looking fellows, some of them as black as negroes.

    Travels in Morocco

  • Those tall, hardy-looking things that seemed to grow in every bed, she recognized as daisies.

    Wounderful You

  • They generally landed at the Clarence Dock, Liverpool, a wiry, hardy-looking lot, with frieze coats, corduroy breeches, clean white shirts with high collars, and blackthorn sticks.

    The Life Story of an Old Rebel

  • Seated opposite to the soldier, and similarly employed, was a hardy-looking man, who had arrived in company with two mules, which were also tethered to a ring in the venta wall, but at a respectful distance from the dragoon's charger.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 361, November, 1845.

  • Passing aft through gangways crowded with brawny, hardy-looking sealers,

    Adrift in the Ice-Fields

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