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I suppose the gout does make one bad-tempered.
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Jennie gave Vesta a severe talking to the first night Lester telephoned that he was coming, telling her that he was a very bad-tempered man who didn't like children, and that she mustn't go near him.
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He is a bad-tempered animal.
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There are few things less calculated to engender sunniness in a naturally bad-tempered man than a dress tie that will not let itself be pulled and twisted into the right shape.
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Now Yates was a generous youth; resentment at the treatment meted out to him by this florid, bad-tempered and pompous gentleman changed to instinctive sympathy when he suddenly realized the plight his future father-in-law might now be in.
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Richard was miserable enough in his home, and frequently bad-tempered, but his wife had nothing worse from him than an angry word now and then.
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The English have been called a bad-tempered people, but this is to judge of them by their manifestations; whereas an examination into causes might prove them to be no worse tempered than that man is a bad sleeper who lies in a biting bed.
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She said that a bad-tempered housemaid, in cleaning the cage that morning, had gotten angry with the bird and struck it, breaking its leg.
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Old Auguste was black and ugly and notoriously bad-tempered.
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Tannis rode to perfection, and managed her bad-tempered brute of a pony with a skill and grace that made Carey applaud her.
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Your Excellency, have you heard the story of the man who was nipped by a bad-tempered dog?
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In front of the Hotel France they halted, and the bear danced round and round in a ring, his eyes rolling savagely, his head shaking from side to side in a bad-tempered way.
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Böhnke always kept aloof from everybody; he had no friends, he was harsh to the children, and was often bad-tempered.
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The lazy grow tired of contending with him; the timid coax and flatter him; and as almost every one is timid or lazy, a bad-tempered man is sure to have his own way.
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She was too bad-tempered, and as mean as second skimmings besides.
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This consisted of five beings, almost equally dear to her heart-an educated bullfinch, to which she had taken an affection because it could no longer whistle or draw water, and which was afflicted with a swollen neck; a quiet and exceedingly timid little dog, called Roska; a bad-tempered cat, named Matros; a dark-complexioned, lively little girl of nine, with very large eyes and a sharp nose, whose name was Shurochka[A]; and an elderly lady of about fifty-five, who wore a white cap and a short, cinnamon-colored _katsaveika_[B] over a dark gown, and whose name was Nastasia Carpovna Ogarkof.
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I'm moody and selfish and bad-tempered.
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Some few are vicious naturally, but the majority of bad-tempered camels are made so by ill-treatment.
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Of course no one cared very much for her society, and she sat in her room all day long, refusing to join the others in their sports and games, and becoming more moody and bad-tempered the older she grew.
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All bad-tempered people win a lot more attention and have their way far quicker than us easy and amiable ones.
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Examples of Bad-tempered

Example #1
A touch of gout, he says.
Example #2
I think I must turn matchmaker, and get him married to some one.
Example #3
During the first days of Lester's return it was difficult for Jennie to adjust matters so as to keep the playful, nervous, almost uncontrollable child from annoying the staid, emphatic, commercial-minded man.
Example #4
In spite of all its drawbacks, it was a place of quiet, peace, and very notable personal comfort.
Example #5
No one rides him, and we keep him only to exhibit at the shows.
Example #6
Only half a dozen men have ridden him with any success.