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On the extreme verge of the horizon lie a long chain of mountain peaks, with their rugged summits flecked with snow.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
They rowed a few leagues, between banks, in some places flowery, in others barren; in some parts smooth, in others rugged.
And now he made for the wreck, rising with the hills, falling with the valleys, lost beneath the rugged foam, borne in towards the shore, borne on towards the ship, striving hard and valiantly.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
As the shining stars were to the heavy candle in the window, so was Rachael, in the rugged fancy of this man, to the common experiences of his life.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
UTTERSON the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance, that was never lighted by a smile; cold, scanty and embarrassed in discourse; backward in sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary, and yet somehow lovable.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
In one spot you view rugged hills, ruined castles overlooking tremendous precipices, with the dark Rhine rushing beneath; and on the sudden turn of a promontory, flourishing vineyards with green sloping banks and a meandering river and populous towns occupy the scene.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
His appearance was rather suspicious than prepossessing, especially as, instead of doffing his bonnet, he pulled it still deeper over his rugged brow.
I shall call hills steep, which ought to be bold; surfaces strange and uncouth, which ought to be irregular and rugged; and distant objects out of sight, which ought only to be indistinct through the soft medium of a hazy atmosphere.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
We found a short valley between rugged tors which led to an open, grassy space flecked over with the white cotton grass.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
The hardy colonist, and the trained European who fought at his side, frequently expended months in struggling against the rapids of the streams, or in effecting the rugged passes of the mountains, in quest of an opportunity to exhibit their courage in a more martial conflict.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
They seemed as glad to see me as though they had got back to their own rugged Ithaca, where they had been born and bred.