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- n. Plural form of phlegmatic.
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The good Lord help those phlegmatics who can stand by unmoved when a self-contained man reveals the anguish of his soul in one passionate outburst.
Madame Beck's school -- phlegmatics -- pale, slow, inert, but kind - natured, neutral of evil, undistinguished for good.
As a rule phlegmatics are great listeners, but they live in the hope that one day you'll stop talking and ask them how they are.
Biden seems to me to be playing the role of the TA in this election, running recitation sections in which he does a great deal of down-home pandering, desperately trying to wake up the phlegmatics by providing a more emotionally relatable, less intellectual version of the platform.
I knew she was well enough; there were girls like her in Madame Beck’s school — phlegmatics — pale, slow, inert, but kind-natured, neutral of evil, undistinguished for good.