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  • She's only got the pretty temper that matches her hair, just as you said. Cited from Timothy's Quest, by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • She was in such a good temper that it seemed really impossible for her to say No. Cited from Pixie O'Shaughnessy, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • She had a terrible temper that could never be controlled very well.
  • It was, however, for the most part, systems of this temper that nations adopted. Cited from System of Nature, Vol. 2, by Baron D'Holbach
  • Will Jones had a temper that distinguished him from the general run of boys. Cited from Stories Worth Rereading, by Various
  • The boy had a hair-trigger temper that frequently got him into trouble.
  • And now I know how to account for a temper that I hope is not natural to you. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9), by Samuel Richardson
  • Without doubt it was in a hot fit of temper that he made this proposal. Cited from Quiet Talks about Jesus, by S. D. Gordon
  • She had kept her temper that day, at least; for so much she could be thankful. Cited from Half a Dozen Girls, by Anna Chapin Ray
  • But the young lady, being in an especially bad temper that day, positively refused to see him. Cited from The Magical Monarch of Mo and His People, by L. Frank Baum
  • I guess I've got a temper that makes me pretty sorry sometimes. Cited from The Riverman, by Stewart Edward White
  • They show exactly the same varieties of temper that human creatures might. Cited from The Ethics of the Dust, by John Ruskin
  • Moreover, my uncle had tried my temper that morning. Cited from Little Novels, by Wilkie Collins
  • I consider him a good soldier, although he has something of the harshness of temper that is reported. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 19, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • I write "may" and temper that sentence to the quality of a possibility alone. Cited from First and Last Things, by H. G. Wells
  • At the same time he has such a frightful temper that his ministers are afraid of him. Cited from The Great Round World, Vol. 1, No. 51, October 28, 1897, by Various
  • Winter so nearly lost his temper that he repressed the retort on his lips. Cited from Number Seventeen, by Louis Tracy
  • It is a curious fact, that they were generally men of so calm a temper that they lived to extreme age. Cited from The American Union Speaker, by John D. Philbrick
  • I was in such a temper that I daren't trust myself to stop. Cited from Deep Waters, Part 6: Husbandry, by W.W. Jacobs
  • I had an interview with him, and he showed a certain want of temper that sent me to bed still irritated. Cited from The Country of the Blind, And Other Stories, by H. G. Wells
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