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She became restive, insisted upon her rights, and finally announced her positive intention of going to a certain ball.
I would not listen to lectures from men I did not like and could not respect; and none of these can say I ever took their lectures unkindly, or was restive under the infliction, or failed to try to profit by what they said to me.
The thing has been seriously proposed," replied the doctor, "but I think it hardly practicable with creatures naturally so restive.
As often happens, the horses of a convoy wagon became restive at the end of the bridge, and the whole crowd had to wait.
Green warriors were leaping to the backs of their restive, squealing thoats.
It was in the full of the moon that she was most restive, but I brought her back, and at first she could have bit my hand, but then she came willingly.
He was by nature powerful of thought and sensibility, and the creative spirit was restive and urgent.
We were bivouacking late one evening near Coquimbo, in Chile, when my servant, noticing that one of the horses was very restive, went to see what was the matter, and fancying he could distinguish something, suddenly put his hand on the beast's withers, and secured the vampire.
Driving was out of the question, because one of the horses was restive, and bolted in the shafts.
Mr Pancks was the third, and carried his hat under his arm for the liberation of his restive hair; the weather being extremely hot.
No,' said Mr Wegg, who was growing restive under this examination.
It is only when you have mastered a restive horse, or thrashed a drayman, or have got a gun in your hand, that these shy juniors feel you to be a truly admirable and enviable character.