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I didn’t have a hardscrabble upbringing in the sense of deep poverty.Roger Ferguson, CEO of TIAA, on Why You Shouldn’t Watch the Wild Stock Market All Day|Eben Shapiro|October 11, 2020|Time
Their harrowing escape to Erbil has ended in a precarious and hardscrabble existence.Church Bells Fall Silent in Mosul as Iraq’s Christians Flee|Andrew Doran, Drew Bowling|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But this hardscrabble, prairie town, with its population of 5,000 people, cast its charm on Ballantine.Death in the Heartland: What Happened to Steven Haataja?|Tim Teeman|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For many fans, her hardscrabble youth and rough-and-tumble style were viewed as endearing strengths.ESPN’s ‘The Price of Gold’ Revisits the Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan Scandal|Amy Zimmerman|January 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At Big Valley, a co-ed pre-K-12 in hardscrabble Modesto, Calif., the trip to Washington D.C. has been an annual rite of passage.The Sequester Ruined Our Eighth-Grade Trip to Washington, D.C.|David Freedlander|March 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In his hardscrabble campaign, there might not even have been a podium ready to welcome him.
They moved into a large house which had been a tavern in the days when lumber had been cut around Hardscrabble.Susan B. Anthony|Alma Lutz
Mr. Anthony had the name Hardscrabble changed to Center Falls, and was made postmaster.
In March, 1839, the family moved to Hardscrabble, a small village two miles further down the Battenkill.
Its cost was to be seventy thousand dollars, which was an enormous sum in those hardscrabble days.The History of the Telephone|Herbert N. Casson
Mr. and Mrs. Ronayne and the Doctor rode out soon after dinner, sir, in the direction of Hardscrabble.Wau-nan-gee or the Massacre at Chicago|Major John Richardson