ill-temper

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  • Her ill-temper increased because people looked more at her husband than at her. Cited from The Faery Tales of Weir, by Anna McClure Sholl
  • He had never before given way to any show of ill-temper before him. Cited from Best British Short Stories, Ed. O'Brien & Cournos
  • I am still at a loss to understand this little fit of ill-temper. Cited from Monsieur, Mme, and Bebe, by Gustave Droz v2
  • And there she is now, an old woman in ill health and ill temper. Cited from Together, by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  • He had got over his first ill-temper, and now he spoke gently. Cited from Mary Gray, by Katharine Tynan
  • Perhaps I shall do so when I have recovered from my ill-temper. Cited from Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall, by Charles Major
  • Indeed, I never was quite sure whether they noticed my ill-temper or not. Cited from Cat and Dog, by Julia Charlotte Maitland
  • With all my ill temper in the past, I have ever taken an interest in children. Cited from Gems Gathered in Haste, by Anonymous
  • She had not seen such a line since the days of her childhood's ill-temper. Cited from The Young Step-Mother,Charlotte M. Yonge
  • As his daughter grew up, the king was not without his share of suffering from her ill-temper. Cited from Miscellanea, by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • Even though much provoked, let us do nothing through passion and ill temper. Cited from Lincoln's Inaugurals, Addresses and Letters (Selections), by Lincoln
  • Even though much provoked, let us do nothing through passion and ill-temper. Cited from Our American Holidays: Lincoln's Birthday, by Various
  • This was said without ill temper, and the cloud soon passed away. Cited from Life of Lord Byron, With His Letters and Journals, Vol. 3, ed. by Moore
  • The question of good or ill temper does not enter in. Cited from The Minds and Manners of Wild Animals, by Hornaday
  • The only man who could love her despite her ill temper and stubbornness is her best friend.
  • Ill-temper cannot live there, the very flowers smile it away. Cited from London's Underworld, by Thomas Holmes
  • He lost all self-control in increasing ill-temper. Cited from What Necessity Knows, by Lily Dougall
  • He looked grave beyond his usual gravity, and yet not with his usual ill temper. Cited from A Simple Story, by Mrs. Inchbald
  • Her visits became more seldom, and the ill temper of her husband increased. Cited from Jack in the Forecastle, by John Sherburne Sleeper
  • She should not have given way to ill-temper. Cited from Wives and Daughters, E. C. Gaskell
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