Now, Mr. Bumble was a fat man, and a choleric; so, instead of responding to this open-hearted salutation in a kindred spirit, he gave the little wicket a tremendous shake, and then bestowed upon it a kick which could have emanated from no leg but a beadle’s.
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A choleric cop blew his top.
Gordon was a man by nature ill-suited to be a schoolmaster: he was impatient and choleric.