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phlegmatic
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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showing little emotion
  • Suddenly, at the moment when the superintendent's assistants were preparing to execute Charmolue's phlegmatic order, he threw his leg over the balustrade of the gallery, seized the rope with his feet, his knees and his hands; then he was seen to glide down the facade, as a drop of rain slips down a windowpane, rush to the two executioners with the swiftness of a cat which has fallen from a roof, knock them down with two enormous fists, pick up the gypsy with one hand, as a child would...
    2.8.6 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 6 — Three Human Hearts Differently.... (87% in)

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