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Those ruffs, always caused the golf game to ‘stall’.
The traps, the ruffs, the water hazards were a ‘crew’.
He settles down his goffered ruffs and moistens his lips with a passage of his amorous tongue.
But thou, that other poverty--for it is of thee I am speaking now--why dost thou love to fall out with gentlemen and men of good birth more than with other people? Why dost thou compel them to smear the cracks in their shoes, and to have the buttons of their coats, one silk, another hair, and another glass? Why must their ruffs be always crinkled like endive leaves, and not crimped with a crimping iron? (From this we may perceive the antiquity of starch and crimped ruffs.

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It had a high, ruffed collar.
The Black and White Ruffed Lemur along with the Red-Ruffed.
Nearest him and Regan, a few dozen yards away, is a ruffed black bear who must be ten feet tall, even slumped on his little stool.

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The ruff could leave one in shock.
He could imagine her wearing nothing but a ruff.
You will just have to ruff it with the rest of us.
His bark, or his ruff when running over the meadow.
There was no Gold but the property was a diamond in the ruff.
Cam curled his fingers in her ruff and bent to press his brow to hers.
I borrowed Scaife's telescope, and before lunch went for a walk along the Ruff.
She grabbed me by the ruff of my leather jacket, pulled me in and planted one on my lips.
The last thing he saw was Ariel, the cat cradled in her arms, her teeth in a ruff of fur.
After breakfast Scaife got from a house-agent a key for the gates of the staircases on the Ruff.
It was Yannic’s green strider, riderless, its golden ruff distended, running as fast as its long legs could pump.
An Elizabethan ruff of stiff paper was around his neck, and on his head a Knight Templar’s hat with a white ostrich plume.
A TOP SECRET RUFF report said: ISRAEL: THE JERICHO SURFACE-TO-SURFACE MISSILE PROGRAM APPARENTLY IS NEARING THE TESTING PHASE.
While Shiller and Ruff assume no real HPA or income growth, in line with the very-long-term empirical record, others estimate a 1% to 2% real HPA.
Ruff (2007) tracks the risk premium for commercial real estate over time by comparing estimated total ex ante real estate return with Treasury yield.
He was slight of stature, carried himself like a scratcher cock, and had a head that looked the more outsized for sitting on a white ruff like an egg in a cup.
Under those sturdy towers of legs are spindly shanks, thin and not too straight; with his chest ruff removed one can see the sagging stomach of the middle-aged.
If we make some sort of "deal" with a predator then when the "tuff" guy has a ruff go of it he goes back to bullying the victims he already has and tries to extort more.
It was Mistress Hibbins, who, arrayed in great magnificence, with a triple ruff, a broidered stomacher, a gown of rich velvet, and a gold-headed cane, had come forth to see the procession.
She wore a small blue silk necktie, that kept up like a ruff a gauffered cambric collar, and with the movements of her head the lower part of her face gently sunk into the linen or came out from it.
She made a very grand appearance; having on a high head-dress, a rich gown of velvet, and a ruff done up with the famous yellow starch, of which Ann Turner, her especial friend, had taught her the secret, before this last good lady had been hanged for Sir Thomas Overbury's murder.
Old Governor Bellingham would come grimly forth, with his King James's ruff fastened askew; and Mistress Hibbins, with some twigs of the forest clinging to her skirts, and looking sourer than ever, as having hardly got a wink of sleep after her night ride; and good Father Wilson, too, after spending half the night at a death-bed, and liking ill to be disturbed, thus early, out of his dreams about the glorified saints.
Yet it seems to me that, more e’en than the pleasing Prospect of the Palace, I was taken up with Reveries of the Court of that wicked King Henry VIII, floating up to London in great Pleasure Barges, whilst Minstrels sang and play’d their Lutes, and that I fancied myself a Tudor Lady (with a Ruff about my Neck and a Dress studded with Pearls) chosen to be the King’s Mistress and i’faith so well-lov’d by him that he would ne’er behead me as he did those unfortunate others.

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