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It was some time before the irritated parties could be pacified by the more temperate bystanders.
The poor voyageurs, too, continually irritated his spleen by their "lubberly" and unseemly habits, so abhorrent to one accustomed to the cleanliness of a man-of-war.
cried the irritated poet, "what are you doing there?
Carey, thrifty by inclination and economical by necessity, accepted it with mingled feelings; he was envious of his brother because he could afford to give so much, pleased for the sake of his church, and vaguely irritated by a generosity which seemed almost ostentatious.
It irritated them more than anything I could have said.
This mirrorlike gaze and those delicate hands irritated Prince Andrew, he knew not why.
Partly because he was irritated by Rachel the idea of marriage irritated him.
Their presence perturbed him, and the effort of conversation irritated him.
Rook's letter and Emily's obstinacy had seriously irritated her.
The mother answered sharply, as if the child's strange words had irritated her.
The Serpent, irritated at the escape of his prey, injected his poison into the drinking horn of the countryman.
It irritated me, maddened me, as nothing else under the sun could irritate or madden me.