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She was in excellent spirits, without a trace of the morning's ill-humour.
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Through the day she was restless and silent, kept alone as much as possible, and wore a look which, as the hours went on, darkened from anxiety to ill-humour.
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In mercantile life he had succeeded by virtue of his intensely methodical habits-the characteristic which made him suffer so from his wife's indolence, incapacity, and vicious ill-humour.
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He would sulk for a day, and he suffered more because Rose either did not notice his ill-humour or deliberately ignored it.
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He used the artifice which had often before succeeded in banishing her ill-humour.
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Now this put me to no little heart-searching and perplexity, for casting back over the time since our landing on the island I knew that, despite my glooms and ill-humours, happiness had come to me in that hour I had found her alive.
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I was too much taken up with my own thoughts to pay attention to her evident ill-humour.
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Frances bore the strain with least good-nature and self-control, and since she had to vent her ill-humour on someone, naturally made Miss Keene her victim when it was a choice between her and Deb.
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Almayer shook off the officer's hand with impatience, but his ill-humour vanished at once, and he looked up, putting his forefinger to the side of his nose.
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Mrs Parkyn perceived it when he came in to dinner at one o'clock, but, being a prudent woman, she did not allude directly to his ill-humour, though she tried to dispel it by leading the conversation to topics which experience had shown her were soothing to him.
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It was dangerous to go near him-at least for me, or any one that was weak and helpless-for it was chiefly upon the unresisting that he ventured his ill-humour.
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His ill-humour was particularly excited by hearing her, in a jesting manner, enumerate the good or bad qualities of some favourite, and after having shown much good sense in pointing out his blemishes, neglect her friend, and prefer his company that very evening.
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He had also, in consequence of these multiplied reverses, contracted a habit of ill-humour, of which he was himself not aware, and which greatly contributed to alienate Antonelli.
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And then, after a few more vigorous strokes from the sculls, propelled by Tom's muscular arms, the bow of the dinghy stranded on the sandy shore, and the two boys landed in the highest glee, without a trace of the ill-humour and despondency in which they had been apparently plunged not an hour or so before.
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Seeing no use in ferreting the delinquent out of so dangerous a place, the inspector sulkily withdrew, though not without venting some of his ill-humour upon Robert, at whose representations, made to him the day previous, he had come so far out of his road.
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It was natural, therefore, that this vague condition concerning them, the determination of which was for the Governor's breast alone, should be instantly rejected, and that the envoys should return to their disturbed slumbers with an increase of ill-humour.
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At the sight of him every trace of ill-humour vanished from Letty's face.
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And then addressing Mr. Nicholson, she congratulated him also in a manner that defied his ill-humour; and from that launched into the tale of John's misadventures, not without some suitable suppressions.
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In spite of this, however, he just now made other reflections-which show how widely different, in effect, his ill-humour was from Gilbert Osmond's.
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A few days afterwards we went to Fontainebleau, and expected to find the King in an ill-humour, and that we should be scolded; but, on the contrary, he was very gay.
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Examples of Ill-humour

Example #1
Promptly at half-past seven they sat down to dine, and had just risen from the table, when Louise appeared.
Example #2
Doubtless they would get used to the new restraints; but Miss Derrick must not expect them to disorganise their mealtimes on her account.
Example #3
She went to bed much earlier than usual.
Example #4
But no familiar form approached her, and she had to return to breakfast unrewarded for early rising.
Example #5
Before his marriage he had thought of women as domestic beings.
Example #6
A weak man, but of clean and kindly instincts.