1 One sent forth the praises of Athelstane in a doleful panegyric; another, in a Saxon genealogical poem, rehearsed the uncouth and harsh names of his noble ancestry.
2 He was a little wild, uncouth and proud.
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3 To many persons this Egdon was a place which had slipped out of its century generations ago, to intrude as an uncouth object into this.
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4 Toller, for that is his name, is a rough, uncouth man, with grizzled hair and whiskers, and a perpetual smell of drink.
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5 When he reached the crest I saw the ragged uncouth figure outlined for an instant against the cold blue sky.
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6 He was an uncouth man, but deeply imbued in the secrets of his science.
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7 Sometimes I wished to express my sensations in my own mode, but the uncouth and inarticulate sounds which broke from me frightened me into silence again.
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8 The pathway among the woods seemed wilder, more uncouth with its rude natural obstacles, and less trodden by the foot of man, than he remembered it on his outward journey.
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9 He ate in a ravenous way that was very disagreeable, and all his actions were uncouth, noisy, and greedy.
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10 From Icelandic, Dutch, and old English authorities, there might be quoted other lists of uncertain whales, blessed with all manner of uncouth names.
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11 As he approached us, he began to make uncouth noises, and held up his hands to show us his fingers, which were webbed to the first knuckle, like a duck's foot.
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12 Endeavoring, then, to collect his ideas, he prepared to perform that species of incantation, and those uncouth rites, under which the Indian conjurers are accustomed to conceal their ignorance and impotency.
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13 Though not a vaunting and bloodily disposed Goliath," returned David, drawing a sling from beneath his parti-colored and uncouth attire, "I have not forgotten the example of the Jewish boy.
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14 A violent babble of uncouth sounds burst out on the other side of the planks.
15 He would become dreadful, hideous, and uncouth.
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