bad temper

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He chatted for a few minutes with the guard, who was, however, in a bad temper at having had to turn out and who found little to say.
Then I shrugged my shoulders; after all, perhaps it was my duty to go, and in a very bad temper I bade her lead the way.
It never struck her for a moment that there could be any change in his feelings, and she thought it was only acting when he paid no heed to her bad temper.
He's got a bad temper, an' he'd just as soon hit a fellow as eat, just like that.
He's a rough-neck sailor, and he's got a quick, bad temper.
I don't mind a bad temper so long's the boy is square.
The general had turned up in the bosom of his family two or three days before, but not, as usual, with the olive branch of peace in his hand, not in the garb of penitence--in which he was usually clad on such occasions--but, on the contrary, in an uncommonly bad temper.
There are signs of rampant bad temper in the steerage, and the gossip is going around that Smoke and Henderson have had a fight.
Mowgli's bad temper seemed to have boiled itself away.
Nothing was to be heard but imprecations on the Flemish, the provost of the merchants, the Cardinal de Bourbon, the bailiff of the courts, Madame Marguerite of Austria, the sergeants with their rods, the cold, the heat, the bad weather, the Bishop of Paris, the Pope of the Fools, the pillars, the statues, that closed door, that open window; all to the vast amusement of a band of scholars and lackeys scattered through the mass, who mingled with all this discontent their teasing remarks, and their malicious suggestions, and pricked the general bad temper with a pin, so to speak.
There was no more redress for this than for the discovery of bad temper after marriage-- which of course old companions were aware of before the ceremony.
I don't care what you do," answered Fan, who was in a very bad temper.
And men are blamed for pride and bad temper when the lion and serpent element in them disproportionately grows and gains strength?
At daybreak they limped warily back to camp, to find the marauders gone and the two men in bad tempers.
They sound off when they think someone else has made a mistake and that shows bad temper.