half-impatient love

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  • I can't begin to describe the effect of hearing that pleasant, half-amused, half-impatient American voice issuing from the copper-red hawk face with its feathered braids; it was like having a Chinese mandarin suddenly bursting into "Boiled Beef and Carrots".

    Isabelle

  • As usual, Sub-Majer Brevyl looks up from the table desk with the hard green eyes that are half-bemused, half-impatient.

    The Magi'i Of Cyador

  • I can't begin to describe the effect of hearing that pleasant, half-amused, half-impatient American voice issuing from the copper-red hawk face with its feathered braids; it was like having a Chinese mandarin suddenly bursting into "Boiled Beef and Carrots".

    Flashman And The Redskins

  • I can't begin to describe the effect of hearing that pleasant, half-amused, half-impatient American voice issuing from the copper-red hawk face with its feathered braids; it was like having a Chinese mandarin suddenly bursting into "Boiled Beef and Carrots".

    Flashman and The Redskins

  • Mr. Vernon rose from the sofa on which he had seated himself, and bowed with a half-impatient, half-regretful air.

    Nell, of Shorne Mills or, One Heart's Burden

  • Perhaps she hardly grasps the cruelty that lies in this half-impatient speech, until she sees Dysart's face flush painfully.

    April's Lady A Novel

  • Peace was plainly worried, and with a half-impatient sigh, Cherry closed her fascinating story book and joined her sister watching at the window for the belated girls who had gone in town with Mrs. Grinnell that morning.

    At the Little Brown House

  • He gave the hands he held a little half-impatient, half-loving shake.

    The Wishing-Ring Man

  • "Ed!" cried his friend, half-admiring, half-impatient.

    The End of the Rainbow

  • Durkin went on at last, with a half-impatient business-is-business glance about him.

    Phantom Wires A Novel

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