At the sight of the sea, her memory recalled the walk in the garden overnight, and the picture which her distempered
fancy had painted on the black void.
The airy phantoms that flit before the distempered
imaginations of some of its adversaries would quickly give place to the more substantial forms of dangers, real, certain, and formidable.
An excited and highly distempered
ideality threw a sulphureous lustre over all.
After a moment's silence, the lady inquired, "Do you know, my dear count," she said, "that you are a very terrible reasoner, and that you look at the world through a somewhat distempered
I repeat, therefore, that it must have been simply a freak of my own fancy, distempered
by good Captain Hardy's green tea.