1 Ellen protested but Charles pleaded with new-found eloquence, for he was impatient to be off to South Carolina to join Wade Hampton's Legion, and Gerald sided with the two young people.
2 Of a sudden, the oft-told family tales to which she had listened since babyhood, listened half-bored, impatient and but partly comprehending, were crystal clear.
3 Miss Bart made an impatient movement, but suppressed the words which seemed about to accompany it.
4 Gathering up her skirts, she drew aside with an impatient gesture; and as she did so she had the odd sensation of having already found herself in the same situation but in different surroundings.
5 Lily met this query with an impatient gesture.
6 Miss Bart accepted the cup of tea, but put back the cushion with an impatient hand.
7 I get so dog-gone impatient with people that can't stand the gaff.
8 The gravity of the people who stood apart and talked made her the more impatient for frolic.
9 Outside the window, beyond the fly-screen that was opaque with dust and cottonwood lint, Main Street was hushed except for the impatient throb of a standing motor car.
10 In no Paradise myself, I am impatient of all misery in others that is not mad.
11 He seemed conscious of possessing a keener power of enjoyment than other people; his quick recognitions made him frantically impatient of deliberate judgments.
12 Heyward could distinguish the impatient gesture of the scout, through the increasing shadows of the evening, and he moved in his footsteps, swiftly, toward the place where he had left the remainder of the party.
13 But the cry of "La Longue Carabine" was renewed the instant the impatient savages perceived that the short dialogue was ended.
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14 After an impatient and breathless pause, a plunge was heard in the water, and it was immediately followed by the report of another rifle.
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15 The impatient Duncan now made several hasty and desperate propositions to attempt the release of the sisters.
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