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  • noun Plural form of choler.

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Examples

  • The scene where, in expectation of the fight with Doctor Caius, he is full of "cholers," and "trempling of mind," and "melancholies," and has "a great dispositions to cry," and strikes up a lullaby to the palpitations of his heart without seeming to know it, while those palpitations in turn scatter his memory, and discompose his singing, is replete with a quiet delicacy of humour hardly to be surpassed.

    Shakespeare: His Life, Art, And Characters, Volume I. With An Historical Sketch Of The Origin And Growth Of The Drama In England

  • For a brief space resuming his old fleshly habitude, with it had come the cholers and hatreds of the flesh and once more he avenged his country's wrongs.

    The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton

  • Born in an auspicious hour, and -- but for that colic which, alas! turning into black cholers, may carry him off like a pigeon -- destined to many years, he is enviable. '

    Kim

  • As far as the understanding of the uses of life goes, Isser Jang, for all its seasonal cholers, has the advantage over Chicago.

    American Notes

  • As far as the understanding of the uses of life goes, Isser Jang, for all its seasonal cholers, has the advantage over Chicago.

    American Notes

  • The scene where, in expectation of the fight with Doctor Caius, he is full of “cholers,” and “trempling of mind,” and “melancholies,” and has “a great dispositions to cry,” and strikes up a lullaby to the palpitations of his heart without seeming to know it, while those palpitations in turn scatter his memory, and discompose his singing, is replete with a quiet delicacy of humour hardly to be surpassed.

    Shakespeare His Life Art And Characters

  • The duel-scene with Caius gives him an opportunity to show his 'cholers and his tremblings of mind', his valour and his melancholy, in an irresistible manner.

    Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

  • Zambia reports 28 deaths from cholers, aid for hard-hit Zimbabwe

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Born in an auspicious hour, and — but for that colic which, alas! turning into black cholers, may carry him off like a pigeon — destined to many years, he is enviable.’

    Kim

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