References in classic literature ?
I'm sure I don't know why you should lose your temper like that just because Mrs.
I suppose you think I have an awful temper, but I couldn't help it.
Rushworth's elopement, her temper had been in a state of such irritation as to make her everywhere tormenting.
Her temper was naturally the easiest of the two; her feelings, though quick, were more controllable, and education had not given her so very hurtful a degree of self-consequence.
Tyrrel was wrong to let her temper get the better of her, and to suppose herself insulted where no insult was intended.
Bingley was endeared to Darcy by the easiness, openness, and ductility of his temper, though no disposition could offer a greater contrast to his own, and though with his own he never appeared dissatisfied.
His mistress is feeling the penalty of having been fool enough to vent her ill temper on her head-waiter.
Excepting yourself and your brother, I do not know his equal for temper.
I dare say you're wondering why I don't put my arm round your waist,' the Duchess said after a pause: `the reason is, that I'm doubtful about the temper of your flamingo.
Did not my father, my grandfathers, too, before me, lose their temper at times, in Heaven's name?
The king your father and the king your grandfather never lost their temper except when under the protection of their own palace.
A foolish wrangle followed; and Herncastle's unlucky temper got the better of him.