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  • The breakfast-room was gay with company; and she was named to them by the general as the friend of his daughter, in a complimentary style, which so well concealed his resentful ire, as to make her feel secure at least of life for the present.

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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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