He finished his shaving in a growing testiness increased by his spinning headache and by the emptiness in his stomach.
Of these men one resembled a testy and prosperous grocer, one a Yankee carpenter, one a soda-clerk, and one a Russian Jewish actor The Russian Jew quoted Kautsky, Gene Debs, and Abraham Lincoln.
Most of the castles of the testy Victorian tetrarchs are gone now or decayed into boarding-houses, but the Eathorne Mansion remains virtuous and aloof, reminiscent of London, Back Bay, Rittenhouse Square.
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She gets a little testy when she hasn’t had enough sleep.
Anybody who comes here ends up getting . . . testy.