1 As often happens, the horses of a convoy wagon became restive at the end of the bridge, and the whole crowd had to wait.
2 Rostov's horse was also getting restive: it pawed the frozen ground, pricking its ears at the noise and looking at the lights.
3 He gave an angry thrust to his horse, which had grown restive under him, and plunged into the water, heading for the deepest part where the current was swift.
4 Mammy shifted from one foot to another like a restive elephant.
5 The other swore at his restive horse, and then cleared his throat.
6 They had all the more reason for doing so because the news of their defeat had spread across the countryside and made the animals on the neighbouring farms more restive than ever.
7 She became restive, insisted upon her rights, and finally announced her positive intention of going to a certain ball.
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8 Yet I am of opinion, this defect arises chiefly from a perverse, restive disposition; for they are cunning, malicious, treacherous, and revengeful.
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9 Driving was out of the question, because one of the horses was restive, and bolted in the shafts.
10 The crowd is restive in the presence of the impulses of paladins.
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