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M had been his brusque self, tetchily fiddling with his pipe, glancing for solace at the naval battle scene above his desk, pausing only briefly to post yet another acerbic comment on the Judi Dench fan website.
The Serbian's anger was evident as he tetchily paced around centre court, but as he started to find his range from the baseline his temper settled and so too the match fell his way.
At this point our rambling dialogue was cut short by a rumbling epilogue - our stomachs tetchily groaned to be filled.
I can't stand windows, those you can look out of, even less," she added tetchily.
She may have even been instrumental in bringing them back on stage after hubby tetchily marched the band off just on the hour mark.
Tetchily, he queried: "Do the benefits of seeing his [Williams's] lesser works outweigh the risk to his reputation?
And the reason Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was able to dismiss them tetchily as a cup side is that they have developed the habit of beating superior opponents in knockout competitions.
These perceptions had created mutual wariness, and I had seen it in the village: the Tau't Batu acting tetchily and evasively, and the tricycle drivers refusing to give them rides or asking for extraordinary high prices.
McQuitty maintained that the printing 'took over 12 months to complete', and concluded tetchily, 'It was not an easy book to produce, and I can assure you that I was glad to see the end'.
Other subjects include alcoholic and crack-addicted ex-fashion model Linda, a homeless actor who proudly shows the camera his SAG card, and a mentally ill man who explains tetchily that he gave Steven Spielberg the idea for "E.
But despite the huge financial rewards, he is unlikely to indulge himself with personal luxuries--his only known indulgence was the purchase of a vineyard in Provence which he now tetchily describes as "a very expensive hobby.
From this distance it is almost uncanny to come across Robert Bruce Lockhart's account of conversations with the exiled Kaiser -- not to mention being present, at a single remove, at the farce of King Louis-Philippe in 1830 being told to hurry up and abdicate and the pear-faced monarch tetchily replying that it takes a little time to vacate a throne.
When I asked the diminutive Mr Gibson in a TV interview if he felt he'd have been able to lift the real thing far less fight with it, he went tetchily coy on me.
To Carl Snyder, head of the New York Reserve Bank's research division, Strong tetchily complained that Keynes