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tempered
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • I should take him, even on my slight acquaintance, to be an ill-tempered man.
  • He is a sweet-tempered, amiable, charming man.
  • You will find her manners beyond anything I can describe; and your wit and vivacity, I think, must be acceptable to her, especially when tempered with the silence and respect which her rank will inevitably excite.
  • That he was not a good-tempered man had been her firmest opinion.
  • But I have always observed, that they who are good-natured when children, are good-natured when they grow up; and he was always the sweetest-tempered, most generous-hearted boy in the world.

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  • If you had only given me some hint, if you had only broken your word with me a couple of times, if you had been bad-tempered or impatient with me—if you had been a lesser man, maybe I could have taken what I saw you doing.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • For the rest of the day, I’m short-tempered and distracted.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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