1 This did not suit Jo at all, but she accepted the place since nothing better appeared and, to every one's surprise, got on remarkably well with her irascible relative.
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2 That hiss, faint as it was, irritated the irascible gentleman, and sealed the culprit's fate.
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3 The threat sounded awful, but did not alarm Jo, for she knew the irascible old gentleman would never lift a finger against his grandson, whatever he might say to the contrary.
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4 Uncle Henry was a short, pot-bellied, irascible old gentleman with a pink face, a shock of long silver hair and an utter lack of patience with feminine timidities and vaporings.
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5 He was almost barefoot, crawling with lice, and he was hungry, but his irascible spirit was unimpaired.
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6 Intrepid, energetic, irascible, stormy; the most cordial of men, the most formidable of combatants.
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7 He had to deal with holly bushes, nettles, hawthorns, eglantines, thistles, and very irascible brambles.
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8 Not one conversation with Sviazhsky, though he had said a great deal that was clever, had interested Levin; but the conclusions of the irascible landowner required consideration.
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9 'It had been left to her, unconditionally, by her first husband,' Mr. Murdstone began, when my aunt caught him up with the greatest irascibility and impatience.
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10 But Vronsky was startled and annoyed by the nervous irascibility with which Golenishtchev talked of the subject that engrossed him.
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11 They spoke of the sayings and doings of their commander, the Grand Duke, and told stories of his kindness and irascibility.
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12 Now, as a half-smile was sufficient to awaken the irascibility of the young man, the effect produced upon him by this vociferous mirth may be easily imagined.
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