nasty-tempered love

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  • Otherwise, the separate character threads play out more like independent stories, some of them are related to one another (Taneer, Depahli, Sanjay, Anil and Chal) and some are not (Jena, Keshu and one nasty-tempered cat).

    REVIEW: Sagramanda by Alan Dean Foster

  • Oh, sure, the imprints are a bit nasty-tempered...

    Big Bird

  • Their war god was a hummingbird—a nasty-tempered, quarrelsome little bird, however pretty.

    Burning Tower

  • Their war god was a hummingbird—a nasty-tempered, quarrelsome little bird, however pretty.

    Burning Tower

  • The road was now overfull of people on foot, ahorse, driving carts and wagons, pushing bushels by hand, and his tired and nasty-tempered brute of a horse had shouldered aside a handcart, tipping it over so that what it carried had been spilled into the mud of the road.

    This Scepter'd Isle

  • So there she was, fat, nasty-tempered, waiting on tables.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • While Nick was wondering how the women could tell that the dog was smiling, Laurant was pondering how the sisters could feel such affection for the nasty-tempered animal that snapped at everyone who came into the yard.

    HEARTBREAKER

  • While Nick was wondering how the women could tell that the dog was smiling, Laurant was pondering how the sisters could feel such affection for the nasty-tempered animal that snapped at everyone who came into the yard.

    HEARTBREAKER

  • There was no hunting to speak of, except for Valyn's accipiter hawks, who were nasty-tempered enough to fling themselves into the thickest of underbrush after prey.

    The Elvenbane

  • "Don't you remember telling me that Warrigal was such a nasty-tempered brute that he allowed no one but yourself to touch him?"

    My Brilliant Career

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