Glegg's unmistakable kind-heartedness was shown in this, that it pained him more to see his wife at variance with others,--even with Dolly, the servant,--than to be in a state of cavil with her himself; and the quarrel between her and Mr.
I'm not the woman to quarrel with my own kin; you may, for I've known you to do it."
But in Pope's own day the Dunciad called forth cries of anger and revenge from the victims, and involved the author in still more quarrels.
At first this flattered Pope's vanity, but after a little he quarreled with his old friend and left him.
He was angry with himself, and when Sharp came in a little while afterwards he seized upon the first opportunity to quarrel
And again every detail of his quarrel
with his wife was present to his imagination, all the hopelessness of his position, and worst of all, his own fault.
What's any lovers' quarrel
after it's over?" he snarled, pacing the room angrily.
which had taken place between prisoner and his stepmother was freely admitted, but both it and his financial embarrassments had been grossly exaggerated.
"I am always afraid of a quarrel
when I am expected at any place and when such a quarrel
might possibly prevent my reaching it.
Surely Priam with his sons would rejoice, and the Trojans be glad at heart if they could hear this quarrel
between you two, who are so excellent in fight and counsel.
"No malice, my young clerk, no malice," quoth Black Simon, "I have not a bitter drop in my heart for mine old comrade; but the quarrel
, as he hath told you, is still open and unsettled.
Their chief, Macgregor of Macgregor, was in exile; the more immediate leader of that part of them about Balquhidder, James More, Rob Roy's eldest son, lay waiting his trial in Edinburgh Castle; they were in ill-blood with Highlander and Lowlander, with the Grahames, the Maclarens, and the Stewarts; and Alan, who took up the quarrel
of any friend, however distant, was extremely wishful to avoid them.