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  • She looked down into the pit at four roughly-made caskets of greenish wood.

    One Year’s Worth of Woe « A Fly in Amber

  • It consisted of a roughly-made cross with an ancient tailcoat hung on the arms of the cross, such a coat as a scarecrow might wear.

    Archive 2009-06-14

  • My table, the gray walls, my roughly-made sofa, everything to the tiniest grain of dust seemed to have grown younger and more cheerful in the presence of this new, young, beautiful, and dissolute creature, who had a most subtle perfume about her.

    The Schoolmistress and other stories

  • He stumbled to his feet, and ran back to the site of the old Gate-terminus, a roughly-made arch of stone.

    The Black Gryphon

  • They're very roughly-made, and this implies a very big amount of water to fill the terraces, etc.

    FURTHER CASTRO REMARKS AT COOPERATIVES MEETING

  • His vigorous pursuit kept the enemy busy, but eventually they pulled him up in front of a roughly-made sangar.

    The Kangaroo Marines

  • Negros, whilst in every other sugar-producing province roughly-made vertical cattle-mills of wood, or stone (wood in the south and stone in the north), as introduced by the Chinese, are still in use.

    The Philippine Islands

  • This house was a small wayside inn, situated where a miners 'trail crossed the emigrant route; a roughly-made, two-story, frame building, with a corral adjoining; at which mule pack-trains stopped overnight, when carrying supplies from Sacramento and Marysville for miners working the gold placer diggings along the American and Yuba rivers.

    Crossing the Plains, Days of '57 A Narrative of Early Emigrant Tavel to California by the Ox-team Method

  • The cargo was packed in the middle of the boat, and near the stern was a roughly-made awning, composed of mats and dirty-looking cloth, which had been erected for the comfort of Ping Wang's invalids.

    Chatterbox, 1905.

  • Two men, half-breeds, were sitting on a roughly-made bench outside the store, smoking and talking.

    A Mating in the Wilds

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