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The Merchant of Venice
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peevish
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The Merchant of Venice
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  • Why should a man whose blood is warm within Sit like his grandsire cut in alabaster, Sleep when he wakes, and creep into the jaundice By being peevish?

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  • The cold seemed to rouse her a little and she looked around peevishly, shivering.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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