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The Mill on the Floss
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temperament -- as in: it is her temperament
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Their natural antipathy of temperament made resentment an easy passage to hatred, and in Philip the transition seemed to have begun; there was no malignity in his disposition, but there was a susceptibility that made him peculiarly liable to a strong sense of repulsion.
  • He had naturally an active Hotspur temperament, which did not crave liquid fire to set it aglow; his impetuosity was usually equal to an exciting occasion without any such reinforcements; and his desire for the brandy-and-water implied that the too sudden joy had fallen with a dangerous shock on a frame depressed by four years of gloom and unaccustomed hard fare.

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  • She has the experience, temperament, and judgment for the job.
  • The gulf is the difference between the angelic and the diabolic temperament.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman

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