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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • The bile and rancour of the worthy Miss Knag undergoing no diminution during the remainder of the week, but rather augmenting with every successive hour; and the honest ire of all the young ladies rising, or seeming to rise, in exact proportion to the good spinster’s indignation, and both waxing very hot every time Miss Nickleby was called upstairs; it will be readily imagined that that young lady’s daily life was none of the most cheerful or enviable kind.

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  • She has a way of arousing his ire.
  • Beware from ire that in thy bosom sleeps,
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales

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