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  • Its temper had been tried by a thirty years' war. Cited from Hyperion, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • Yet his temper had been freshly tried since he entered it. Cited from Sir George Tressady, Vol. II, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Would to God that this temper had been cultivated, managed, and set in action! Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. II. (of 12), by Burke
  • Copplestone's temper had been gradually rising during the last few minutes. Cited from Scarhaven Keep, by J. S. Fletcher
  • Her boy's temper had been her greatest grief. Cited from Tiger and Tom and Other Stories for Boys, by Various
  • My temper had been pretty well aroused for some time, and I felt impatient. Cited from Botchan (Master Darling), by Kin-nosuke Natsume
  • And then it was plain that something was wrong between him and his uncle, and no one could believe but that his temper had been the cause. Cited from Dynevor Terrace(Vol. II),by Charlotte M Yonge
  • He had said nothing to the Squire, whose temper had been ugly for a week past. Cited from The Ship of Stars, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch [AKA: Q]
  • Giovanni's ill temper had been for a moment only. Cited from The Title Market, by Emily Post
  • Robert's quick temper had been wonderfully disciplined by life since his Oxford days. Cited from Robert Elsmere, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • His naturally fierce temper had been stirred in some way to a heat that had kindled his whole nature. Cited from Tiger and Tom and Other Stories for Boys, by Various
  • The Major's temper had been smouldering for some time. Cited from Tracks of a Rolling Stone by Henry J. Coke
  • His bitter temper had been carefully inflamed in advance, and demanded now the sacrifice of blood, warm life-blood. Cited from Jan, by A. J. Dawson
  • His liver was out of order, his wife was running up heavy bills, and his temper had been sorely tried during the last three weeks. Cited from The Gadfly, by E. L. Voynich
  • Her temper had been hurt by flattery, yet she was capable of feeling all the generous passions. Cited from Tales And Novels, Volume 1, by Maria Edgeworth
  • Her whole temper had been irritating and irritable -- she was perfectly aware of it. Cited from Robert Elsmere, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • But my temper had been sorely tried, and I was in a mood to tell the truth and make short work of it, too. Cited from Police!!!, by Robert W. Chambers
  • Hinpoha's temper had been slightly ruffled by her having been mistaken for the fat lady. Cited from Campfire Girls Go Motoring, by Hildegard G. Frey
  • But words had been spoken which could not die in a hundred years, and the public temper had been thrown into a glow which could not cool in a century. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 79, May, 1864, by Various
  • It was clear that the national temper had been thoroughly aroused, and would insist on asserting itself. Cited from Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon V2,by Henry Craik
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