Phrases with "anger"

Arthur Conan Doyle With a shout of anger and pain he dropped his weapon, and dancing in his fury he shook his fist and roared curses at his rival. Sir Nigel by Arthur Conan Doyle [1906]

Thomas Love Peacock I must say anger becomes you; you would make a charming Hotspur. Your every-day-dining-out face is rather insipid: but I assure you my heart is in danger when you are in the heroics. Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love Peacock

Abdulla’s letter he read carefully and rammed it into his pocket, also with anger, but with anger that ended in a half-resigned, half-amused smile. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

The emotion was far more of anger than grief; had I been a man and strong, I could have challenged that pair on the spot — but it was emotion, and I would rather have been scourged than betrayed it. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

Anthony Trollope We see the anger gathering on the brow of Hortensius, followed by a look of acknowledged defeat. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

General D’Hubert shrugged his shoulders without anger at this ferocious prejudice. A Set of Six by Joseph Conrad [1908]

With lifted hands Miss Charlotte stands, Good–Lording and O-mying, Her rheumatism forgotten quite, Her fat with anger frying. The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce [1911]

E. Phillips Oppenheim The anger was gone from his pale, dark face. The Amazing Judgment by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1897]

Arthur Conan Doyle It seemed to me that there was more sorrow than anger in his rigid and contained countenance. The Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

And they moreover assured me, that the Shah’s anger against me would very easily cede to a present of a few tomauns. The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan by James Justinian Morier

George Meredith Emilia cried twice: “Oh! what cruel weather!” Her eyelids blinked, either with anger or in misery. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Anthony Trollope There did not seem to be the slightest anger against him, in that he had thriven and had left Dick behind him in such wretched poverty. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

E. F. Benson His anger roused no resentment in her, and she spoke appealingly, full of pity. The House of Defence by E. F. Benson [1906]

Tobias Smolle Sir Launcelot’s anger was immediately converted into surprise. The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by Tobias Smolle

Nor do they stop to anger the misbelievers, nor do they get any (harm) from the enemy without a good work being written down to them; verily, God wastes not the hire of those who do well. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

Andrew Lang Return to your house, wherever it may be, and we will fight before it!’ The cavalier remained speechless with anger at these words; then with a great effort he replied: ‘I accept your challenge. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Anthony Trollope How long will it be before you put the same question to some other girl?” He turned round as though to walk away from her in anger but when he had gone half the distance to the door he returned. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Edith Wharton I know of no such peril — but I am always ready to listen to your Highness.” His smile had betrayed him, and a quick flame of anger passed over her face. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

George Gissing Ten years ago, as they well remembered, anger was a rare thing in his behaviour to them, and kindness the rule. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

D. H. Lawrence But we want some sort of security that you’ll keep quiet, before — we let you leave Australia.” Richard’s heart blazed in him with anger and disgust. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

A fearful feeling of anger overcame her. Serge Panine by Georges Ohnet [1881]

Anthony Trollope And as the tigress bereft of her young will turn with equal anger on any within reach, so did Mrs. Proudie turn upon her female guest. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope I can assure you that I never for a moment entertained a feeling of anger against him. Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope [1879]

D. H. Lawrence And with brilliant eyes they watched Connie, as she crouched before them, and they gave short sharp clucks of anger and alarm, but chiefly of female anger at being approached. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

William Makepeace Thackeray His anger is not a brief madness, but a permanent mania. Roundabout Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray [1860-63]

The old pain took her again, the old anger and resentment at being made to suffer, the old fierceness, “which from tenderness is never far. Moth and Rust by Mary Cholmondeley [1912]

Poor Ivy! Poor, foolish little darling! He did not feel the slightest feeling of anger with her. The Story of Ivy by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1927]

Anthony Trollope Read my letter, Cissy. There is not one word of anger in it, nor will I ever utter a reproach. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins His anger was gone; an all-mastering fear throbbed heavily at his heart. The Fallen Leaves by Wilkie Collins [1879]

Wilkie Collins There was a momentary flush on her firm square face, a momentary stillness in her restless hands, which seemed to betoken a coming outburst of anger that might throw her off her guard. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Virginia Woolf But although it seemed likely that she would soon control her anger with him, the certainty that he did not love her, confirmed by every word of his proposal, forbade any freedom of speech. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

Arthur Conan Doyle I saw the tears of anger and humiliation run down his cheeks as he looked at it. Danger! and other stories by Arthur Conan Doyle [1918]

Edith Wharton He began to drum again on the desk, and the dull red of anger still coloured his pale skin. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Anthony Trollope Great was the anger of Lady Arabella, loud were the protestations of the girl, mute the woe of her father, piteous the tears of her mother, inexorable the judgment of the Greshamsbury world. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

H. G. Wells A sudden blaze of anger lit Trafford. “My God!” he cried and clenched his fists and seemed for a moment ready to fall upon the man before him. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

Andrew Lang He paled with anger and his eyes flashed fire. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Marie Corelli A curious, dull sense of anger teased the astute brain of Domenico Gherardi, as with all the dignified deportment of the stately churchman, he walked on by her side. The Master-Christian by Marie Corelli [1900]

George Gissing Another unforeseen expense! And Sidney was angry with himself for his impulse of anger against the boy. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

John Morley He who was full of apprehension and anger at the proposal to take away a member of Parliament from St. Michael’s or Old Sarum, had to look on while the most august monarchy in Europe was overturned. Burke by John Morley [1879]

H. G. Wells She had expected anger and denunciation but not unhappiness. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

D. H. Lawrence He did not know there was any difference in him, exactly; for the most part he was filled with slow anger and resentment. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

D.H. Lawrence He turned over, pressing himself upon the bed in anger and humiliation, because now he had no authority to call to his son and keep him to his duty. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

My extravagance has been inspired by anger and want of occupation. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

Anthony Trollope Why don’t you love him?’ As Michel Voss asked this last question, there was a tone of anger in his voice. The Golden Lion of Granpere by Anthony Trollope

Virginia Woolf Had anger, the black snake, been lurking among them? Yes, said the sketch, anger had. A room of one’s own by Virginia Woolf [1929]

E. Phillips Oppenheim There was no sign of anger in his face or disappointment. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

Anthony Trollope When his father’s anger was threatened he declared that his father would have no right to be angry with him if he married a lady. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope When those harsh words had been forgotten, or at any rate forgiven, other causes of anger had sprung up. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

H. G. Wells Such anger as Easton did arouse in him was a contemptuous anger. The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells [1915]

Anthony Trollope And I fear no evil results from her anger for the future, because her conduct to me will, I know by experience, be as careful and as kind as ever. The Fixed Period by Anthony Trollope

He was studious, priggish, aloof and cold, rarely roused to anger but unforgetful of the slightest injury. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

A tide of anger was rising up in her heart, making her what she seldom was, really angry. The Story of Ivy by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1927]

The anger of blood against blood has an electric power which paralyzes bystanders. The Golden Ingot by Fitz James O’Brien

Guy de Maupassan Julien, however, hardly spoke to his wife, as though he had nourished anger against her ever since she refused to send away the maid. The History of a Heart by Guy de Maupassan

Is it bitterness, disdain or anger towards him for having destroyed those fruitful meditations? At all events, the teacher feels something like a shock. Honore de Balzac by Albert Keim and Louis Lumet [1914]

I had not gone two hundred yards, however, before hoarse cries of anger brought home to me what my omission was likely to cost me. The Red Paste Murders by Arthur Gask [1924]

She comprehends our unmoved gaze; she feels herself powerless; anger crosses her front; she cannot charm, but she will appal us: she rises high, and glides all revealed, on the dark wave-ridge. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]

I remembered in one of her harshest moments a quotation of mine had roused her to anger and disdain. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

Edith Wharton He stiffened himself against such comparisons, but they stuck in his imagination and left him thankful when Undine’s anger yielded to a burst of tears. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

Wilkie Collins This first difficulty smoothed over, Zack asked with no little apprehension and anxiety, whether his father’s anger showed any symptoms of subsiding as yet. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

Robert Louis Stevenson There was a ring of anger in the boy’s voice, as he told us we were to wear them past the King’s house. Vailima Letters by Robert Louis Stevenson

Anthony Trollope Lord Gregory was in Elysium, but the mother tore the child from the sinner’s arms, and carried him back in anger to the nursery. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

D. H. Lawrence There was a touch of anger against her in his voice, and a distance of distaste. St Mawr by D. H. Lawrence

Mrs. Maxley ran her finger and eye over them, and uttered a scream of anger and despair. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

D.H. Lawrence In her soul she was in a state of anger because of her own closeness. Twilight in Italy by D.H. Lawrence [1916]

Charles Dickens When I fell, I were in anger wi’ her, an’ hurryin on t’ be as onjust t’ her as oothers was t’ me. Hard Times by Charles Dickens [1854]

Samuel Johnson The world was too stubborn for instruction; with the fate of the censurer of Corneille’s Cid, his animadversions showed his anger without effect, and Cato continued to be praised. Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson

Victor Hugo Admiring anger is called envy. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Anthony Trollope If she isn’t a fool she’ll put her anger in her pocket, and come down to you. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

His voice was cold with anger when at last after a long while he spoke. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

In anger he had no need of oaths: his words were like sharp arrows that smote into the very heart. Carlyle by John Nichol [1892]

H. G. Wells Her eyes could be as blue as heaven, or darken with anger or excitement so that they seemed black. The Dream by H. G. Wells [1924]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Yet he felt no anger for her—little even for the poor companion of her flight. The Long Arm of Mannister by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1909]

Jules Verne It was Phileas Fogg, Esquire. As for Captain Speedy, he was shut up in his cabin under lock and key, and was uttering loud cries, which signified an anger at once pardonable and excessive. Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne [1873]

Virginia Woolf But what was anger doing there? Interest, confusion, amusement, boredom—all these emotions I could trace and name as they succeeded each other throughout the morning. A room of one’s own by Virginia Woolf [1929]

H. G. Wells His hands were clenched, his eyes wide open, and his expression was one of anger and dismay. The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells [1897]

D.H. Lawrence But Giovanni was beautiful, gentle, and courtly like Paolo, but warm, like Maria, ready to flush like a girl with anger or confusion. Twilight in Italy by D.H. Lawrence [1916]

Edith Wharton He said to himself “Keep your temper — keep your temper — ” and his anger suddenly boiled over. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

Jules Verne When one forgets one’s anger in mechanics or in cobwebs, it is a sign that the anger is not dangerous. From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne [1867]

As for his sympathy,” the detective saw the anger rising in the Commissioner’s face, and discreetly cut short what he had been intending to say. The Lonely House by Arthur Gask [1929]

Sinclair Lewis Mr. Gale was rigid with the anger that wipes out all fear of a crowd, and leaves a man facing them as though they were one contemptible opponent. The Kidnaped Memorial by Sinclair Lewis

Don’t you lock your door at night, though?” “Of course I don’t,” I replied crossly, my anger at once beginning to get the better of my fear. The Red Paste Murders by Arthur Gask [1924]

His face was furious with anger as he glided into the kitchen and he licked his lips in preparation for the curses he was going to hurl at the luckless chef. The Hidden Door by Arthur Gask [1934]

W. H. Hudson Then the man on a white horse, with a scowl of anger and contempt, turned from them and began following us at a distance of about fifty yards. El Ombú by W. H. Hudson [1902]

F. Scott Fitzgerald A moment later she noticed that Joe Hull had given Tana another drink, and her anger increased, heightened somewhat from the effects of the alcohol. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

Radclyffe Hall She could feel her heart thumping against her side, thumping with anger and pity for Collins who was answering never a word. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

Anthony Trollope His brother has addressed him in anger — his brother, who has desired to make his own affairs straight with Cæsar, and to swim down the stream pleasantly with other noble Romans of the time. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Andrew Lang By this time the king’s anger was dying away, and he began to consider what his people would think of him if he broke the promise he had publicly given. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

And I say, in imitation of them, that atheism is no less an evil than inhumanity and vainglory, and into this they would lead us who take away with God’s anger the comfort we might derive from him. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

Miles Franklin She turned energetically in her chair, and her keen eyes flashed with scorn and anger as she spoke. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

John Galsworthy She wanted to push him away from her, to try what anger and coldness would do, and again she dared not. To Let by John Galsworthy

Theodore Dreiser He would plead until her anger would melt — until she would forgive him. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

W. H. Hudson For the first time in my life I experienced the sensation of anger in all its power. El Ombú by W. H. Hudson [1902]

A man whose lips are livid with anger does not jest, and does not understand jesting. Autobiographical Sketches by Thomas De Quincey [1853]

She felt no anger today, no bitter sense of humiliation, but her heart ached for Roger. Something in her needed him, needed him. Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley [1913]

Certainly, though appearing to be rather shy, he seemed so genuinely pleased to see me that all my anger melted at once. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzan’s grief and anger were unbounded. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1912]

Elizabeth Gaskell I am afraid my anger made mischief between you and Ellinor, but I think you will forgive a dying man. A Dark Night’s Work by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

H. G. Wells A score of hands clutched at those precious papers, and a yell of dismay and anger filled the room. The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells [1915]

He is ready to risk the anger of the Church and to take the unpopular side in a controversy — in the Dreyfus case, for example. Collected Essays by George Orwell

The anger which fired the eyes of the Musketeer, in spite of his efforts to suppress it, terrified his sensitive inamorata. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Virginia Woolf But Cassandra had her uncle’s commands and anger too vividly in her mind to dare any such defiance. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

He was a good deal frightened, but his anger was greater than his fright, and it was directed against himself. The House of the Four Winds by John Buchan

Elizabeth Gaskell Some cause of difference occurred, where the woman subdued her hidden anger sufficiently to become convinced that Owen was not entirely the dupe she had believed him to be. The Doom of the Griffiths by Elizabeth Gaskell [1858]

He was the bully of the bar in South Australia, and his fine modulated voice could rise to shrieks of anger when a witness was giving testimony that he did not like. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Jonathan Swif I was engaged to dine with Lord Masham: they stayed as long as they could, yet had almost dined, and were going in anger to pull down the brass peg for my hat, but Lady Masham saved it. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

George MacDonald When she saw me, a flash of anger crossed her face, and she turned her head aside. Lilith by George MacDonald

Anthony Trollope At first his thoughts were full of anger against his sister, though he acknowledged that she had taken great trouble in coming there on a mission intended to be beneficent to them both. Kept in the Dark by Anthony Trollope [1882]

All passion, regret, grief, hope, or anger — all were gone, erased by the hand of fate, as if after this last stroke everything was over and there was no need for any record. Almayer’s Folly by Joseph Conrad [1895]

The lieutenant, too, had a moment of anger which flamed and went out at once in the deadly cold philosophic reflection: “We are victims of the destiny which has brought us together. The Rover by Joseph Conrad [1923]

Your last letter seemed to me so cold and distant—as if you were beginning to forget, or as if you had not forgiven my anger at your desertion. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

William Makepeace Thackeray Contort the eyebrow sufficiently, and place the eyeball near it — by a few lines you have anger or fierceness depicted. Roundabout Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray [1860-63]

The man’s anger was genuine. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

So the Rector did nothing, and his anger against Dorothy, who had brought this disgrace upon him, hardened beyond possibility of forgiveness. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

Anthony Trollope In spite of her father’s anger and roughness she would not doubt his ultimate generosity; but Frank might doubt it. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope We so beg, thinking that God’s anger is hot also against us. Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope

Leo Tolstoy Not only did the offer to accept in the name of Christ anger him, but the very mention of the name was like the thrust of a knife in his throat. Ivan the Fool by Leo Tolstoy

Andrew Lang Fierce was his anger when he heard his daughter’s tale, and he vowed that he would hide her safely from you, till the day when you would claim her publicly as your queen. The Lilac Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

His anger against her, against her who was the cause of all his misfortunes, vanished before his extreme need for some kind of consolation. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

Frances Hodgson Burnett And at the same time he knew that the burning anger which kept rising in him was perhaps undue and not quite fair. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

D. H. Lawrence An anger congealed cold like lava, set impassive against her and all her sort. St Mawr by D. H. Lawrence

Anthony Trollope She was, however, at once taken up to London, subjected to the louder anger of her father, and made to prepare for the Saxon Alps. At first, indeed, her immediate destiny was not communicated to her. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Haggard, ghastly pale, his hair in disheveled masses, Louis XIV. presented the most perfect picture of despair, distress, anger and fear combined that could possibly be united in one figure. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas [1850]

D. H. Lawrence Then “Yes”, she said, to anger him. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence He was playing Mozart. The child’s face went pale with anger at the sound. Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence

John Morley By these harmless proceedings Burke’s anger and scorn were aroused to a pitch which must seem to us, as it seemed to not a few of his contemporaries, singularly out of all proportion to its cause. Burke by John Morley [1879]

His anger and disgust rose to a fury. Witch Wood by John Buchan [1927]

Anthony Trollope It was not anger but suspicion that he showed; and he used his father’s former treatment of him as a justification for the condemnation implied in his thoughts. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Arthur Conan Doyle MacCoy still held the loaded revolver in his hand, but his anger against me and my resentment towards him had both for the moment been swallowed up in this sudden tragedy. Tales of Terror and Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle [1923]

Jack London He opened his eyes, and into them came the unbridled anger of a kidnapped king. The Call of the Wild by Jack London [1903]

Lady Wilde190 (Speranza) tells of natural appearances, such as a great chasm which was opened to swallow a man who incurred the anger of God by challenging Him to combat for destroying his crops. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

Arthur Conan Doyle A murmur of anger followed in the wake of two roisterers who were making their way down the path. Danger! and other stories by Arthur Conan Doyle [1918]

There was a pilot for Abdulla — a victim to appease Lingard’s anger in case of any mishap. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

G. K. Chesterton He had turned pale with anger or some other passion, but he spoke clearly and firmly. Four Faultless Felons by G. K. Chesterton [1930]

D. H. Lawrence A spasm of anger and chagrin went over Ursula. His face set. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence All his suppressed anger against her who held herself superior to him filled and blackened his heart. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

E. Phillips Oppenheim There was distaste and also anger in her tone. The Spymaster by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1938]

As no dismemberment or wound was apparent, I was fairly well satisfied that poison, very rapid in its effect, was at the service of the tarantula when its anger was aroused. My Tropic Isle by E. J. Banfield

George Meredith Kiomi was the sole victim of my anger that really seemed to lie down to be trampled on, as she deserved for her unpardonable treachery. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

D. H. Lawrence Her father was gradually gathering in anger against him, her mother was hardening in anger against her. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Lord Frederick’s varied experiences had made him familiar with the premonitory symptoms of those outbursts of anger and distress which he designated under the all-embracing term of “scenes. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

Jules Verne To tell the truth, anger at his powerlessness had deprived him of his wits. Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne [1881]

George Meredith Her anger at the thought of his keeping Nevil away from good fortune and happiness caused her to speak in resentment and loathing of the man. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

So we parted from him in anger and returned to our own place, leaving our dead—not many. On a Mountain by Ambrose Bierce [1909]

Marjorie Bowen Her anger rose the more as she felt her helplessness. The Viper of Milan by Marjorie Bowen [1906]

Much anger too,” said Tamb’ Itam. Jim looked up at him. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad [1900]

Buckingham, in utter hopelessness, cast a look of despair at the princess, of supplication towards the queen, and directed a glance full of anger towards the admiral. Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

The door opened and closed and he was alone, fuming with anger at this behaviour of his daughter. The Crowned Skull by Fergus Hume

Robert Louis Stevenson Upon this mood there followed the sharpest violence of remorse; and to that again, as he recalled his provocation, anger succeeded afresh. Prince Otto by Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson I would sit and watch him with a kind of a slow fire of anger in my bowels. Catriona by Robert Louis Stevenson

Anthony Trollope His letters, however, had reference solely to business, and were not of a nature to produce either anger or admiration. Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope [1865]

With a swift glance at Miss Quinton, who continued quietly to knit, Oswald followed the man, and found Dericka pale with anger standing before the dapper little man. The Crowned Skull by Fergus Hume

Anthony Trollope After much thought she determined that mingled anger and love would be the best. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope If you decide on stopping my allowance, I shall have no feeling of anger against you. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Charles Stur He came fearlessly down the hill, and by signs ordered us to depart, threatening to go for his tribe to kill us all, but seeing that his anger only made us smile, he sat down and sulked. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

Edgar Rice Burroughs There was a flash of flame, the roar of the discharge, and an answering roar of pain and anger from the beast. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1912]

Francis Bacon Seneca saith well, That anger is like ruin, which breaks itself upon that it falls. The Essays by Francis Bacon [1601]

Robert Louis Stevenson As for hope, I had none; but only a darkness of despair and a sort of anger against all the world that made me long to sell my life as dear as I was able. Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson

Anthony Trollope He would have answered the anger of his former friend with bombast, and might very probably have mustered courage enough to support the same character till they led him out to death. La Vendée by Anthony Trollope

Jules Verne A COMPLETE change took place in public opinion on the subject of Joam Dacosta. To anger succeeded pity. Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne [1881]

Horace Walpole He forgot his anger in his astonishment; yet his pride forbad his owning himself affected. The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole [1764]

Now anger is by nature at the farthest distance imaginable from complacency, and spleenishness from placidness, and animosity and turbulence from humanity and kindness. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

But there was no anger in John Saltram’s face when he looked round at her; only grief and an expression that was like pity. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

D. H. Lawrence He laughed, and his anger suddenly vanished. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

Arthur Conan Doyle Too moved to speak, her surprise and her anger showed themselves rather in her darting hands and her convulsed features. The Nightmare Room by Arthur Conan Doyle

Gustave Flauber Now that their anger was over they were seized with anxiety. Salammbo by Gustave Flauber

George Gissing It was true, all he said to her in anger that night by the prison wall — true and deserved every word of it. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Then the French officer flung his last word of anger at Tomassov. “‘Milksop!’ “Not a feature of the poor fellow moved. The Warrior’s Soul by Joseph Conrad [1916]

Layelah showed no excitement or anger whatever. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

F. Scott Fitzgerald For the moment all her feelings were directed against Miss Brereton, and the only tears she shed at leaving were of anger and resentment. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

He roared and reared, and when the rope throttled him, in rage and anger dashed his head against the foot-thick corner-post. My Tropic Isle by E. J. Banfield

Anne, trembling with anger and scarlet with humiliation, left the room, shutting the door violently after her. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas [1845]

Edith Wharton Mrs. Peyton felt a throb of anger at the girl’s bright air of unconcern. Sanctuary by Edith Wharton [1903]

Augustine Birrell What is he to do to make peace? “Who would commend his mistress now?” Marvell “counselled him to go in time Ere the fierce poet’s anger turned to rhyme. Andrew Marvell by Augustine Birrell [1905]

Anthony Trollope There was not a word of anger spoken then against him who had done all this. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Willa Cather His anger had burned itself out and left him sick and disgusted. O Pioneers! by Willa Cather [1913]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Once my anger rose up so fiercely that I nearly struck her, and I had to hurry from the room lest I should betray myself before the time. To Win the Love He Sought by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1895]

Arnold Bennett The conception of a separate parliament in Dublin, and of separate taxation, could not stand before his father’s anger . Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

George Gissing The old sense of the world’s injustice excited anger and revolt in her heart. The Unclassed by George Gissing [1883]

Abraham Merri The force, whatever it was, swept out from the Emperor, but in it was no slightest hint of anger or of malice, no slightest shadow of the sinister. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

A crimson flood of anger ran over his face. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [1907]

Julian Wyllard had shown much greater anger at Hilda’s conduct than his wife had anticipated. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

George Eliot Evidently Merman’s anger was at white heat. Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot [1878]

Abraham Merri The anger died out and she laughed, sweetly, understandingly. The Moon Pool by Abraham Merri

William Makepeace Thackeray But my lady’s fit of anger will vanish, and I promise you, my boy, that you shall see your fair one tomorrow. The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush by William Makepeace Thackeray [1838]

Elizabeth Gaskell Come! come! Osborne has brought it on, though,’ with a fresh access of anger in his tones. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Anthony Trollope There was not a spark of anger against her in her bosom; — but she was unhappy. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

It may be that with him all emotions—love and remorse, penitence, pity, regret, hate, anger and revenge—were true and real so long as they lasted. Eleanor's Victory by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Anthony Trollope Mrs. Western, in whose bosom something of her feeling of anger against her husband was most unjustly extended towards Lady Grant, took care that they two should not be at once left together again. Kept in the Dark by Anthony Trollope [1882]

D.H. Lawrence They come together mostly in anger and in violence of destructive passion. Twilight in Italy by D.H. Lawrence [1916]

George Gissing There was an ever-recurring anger against Harriet in his mind, too, for which at the same time he reproached himself. The Unclassed by George Gissing [1883]

Jack London Then my anger seized me and was beyond me. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

Wilkie Collins She was not a sullen person; she was headstrong and violent — easily excited to fly into a passion, and quite reckless in her fits of anger as to what she said or did. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

James Joyce Stephen’s moment of anger had already passed. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

He saw the dark eyes, with their sombre depth dark in anger and scorn, and the luminous shimmer of the jewels that shone through the black veil upon her haughty head. Aurora Floyd by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Anthony Trollope It was no anger on the score of Mr Maguire that would bring him to such a course, no suspicion that she was personally unworthy of being his wife. Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope [1865]

And I thought suddenly of Azzolati being ordered to take himself off from her presence for ever, in that voice the very anger of which seemed to twine itself gently round one’s heart. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

William Makepeace Thackeray He takes his seat there; he speaks, when so minded, without party anger or intrigue, but not without party faith and a sort of heroic enthusiasm for his cause. Roundabout Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray [1860-63]

She had been closeted with the Squire for an hour, during which time the sound of their alternate voices in scorn and anger had never ceased. Mohawks by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1886]

Edith Wharton She felt no anger — only an unspeakable sadness, a sadness which she knew would never be appeased. The Hermit and the Wild Woman and other stories by Edith Wharton [1908]