1 She then peeped round to where I sat; so stern a neighbour was too restrictive to him, in his present fractious mood, she dared whisper no observations, nor ask of him any information.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXIV
2 So when she got a situation,' said Mr. Omer, 'to keep a fractious old lady company, they didn't very well agree, and she didn't stop.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY
3 His speaking voice, a gruff husky tenor, added to the impression of fractiousness he conveyed.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott FitzgeraldGet Context In Chapter 1