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  • Nettled at the liberty, he ordered the cavalry to charge at the gallop, supported by the ten-year-service118 infantry, whilst he himself, with the rest of the troops, followed close, holding quietly back in reserve.

    Hellenica

  • Nettled at this severe equivocation, which raised a laugh at my expense, I replied with some warmth, “I am proud of having in that particular got the start of your lordship.”

    The Adventures of Roderick Random

  • Nettled at her remarks, I took the same method of conveying my sentiments, and wondered in my turn, that any woman of common sense should be so unreasonable as to expect that people, who had neither acquaintance nor connection with her, would tamely allow themselves to be robbed and maltreated, merely to indulge her capricious humour.

    The Adventures of Roderick Random

  • Nettled by his teasing, Gemma launched into an account of her trip to Dorking with Will, then, a bit more hesitantly, her visit to Claire.

    Mourn Not Your Dead

  • Nettled by his teasing, Gemma launched into an account of her trip to Dorking with Will, then, a bit more hesitantly, her visit to Claire.

    Mourn Not Your Dead

  • Nettled by his teasing, Gemma launched into an account of her trip to Dorking with Will, then, a bit more hesitantly, her visit to Claire.

    Mourn Not Your Dead

  • Nettled by the Vaere's superiority, Taen tilted her chin at an angle her brother would have found all too familiar.

    Stormwarden

  • Nettled at this seemingly slighting allusion to the paucity of his library, Mr. Gladstone asked Panizzi how many volumes he thought were on the shelves.

    The Grand Old Man

  • Nettled by the Karas's interference, Maelgrim laughed over the rising song of the Gierj.

    Shadowfane

  • Nettled at this, he declared that another sun should not go down over his head, without obtaining some satisfactory account of this mysterious visitant.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 20, No. 579, December 8, 1832

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