vexed


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"Tell me frankly, you were vexed at getting my letter, and you didn't believe me?"
I'm only vexed, that's true, that you seem somehow unwilling to admit that there are duties..."
I was vexed and I lost my sleep, and I began making inquiries.
I remember the master, before he fell into a doze, stroking her bonny hair - it pleased him rarely to see her gentle - and saying, 'Why canst thou not always be a good lass, Cathy?' And she turned her face up to his, and laughed, and answered, 'Why cannot you always be a good man, father?' But as soon as she saw him vexed again, she kissed his hand, and said she would sing him to sleep.
"Then why are you still vexed and grieved?" The old man's eyes beamed with an expression of gentle affection.
"Well, listen," said Valentine, throwing herself on her knees, and putting her arm round her grandfather's neck, "I am vexed, too, for I do not love M.
Leaving this Parthian shaft to rankle in Anne's stormy bosom, Marilla descended to the kitchen, grievously troubled in mind and vexed in soul.
"Indeed, Senor Don Quixote," said the barber, "I did not mean it in that way, and, so help me God, my intention was good, and your worship ought not to be vexed."
"As to whether I ought to be vexed or not," returned Don Quixote, "I myself am the best judge."
Summary: Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Aug 19 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president K Laxman on Monday said that people are vexed with the family rule adding that leaders from the opposition are joining their party.
Samsung is vexed that Apple did not meet its minimum OLED panel orders and wants the company to pay a massive penalty.
I appreciate Secretary Perry clarifying his comments and agree the issue of nuclear waste is one that has vexed the nation.