Phrases with "anger"

He reddened in anger at the peremptory tone in which the detective was addressing him, but he sat down coolly into a chair and took out a cigarette. The House on the Island by Arthur Gask [1931]

George Gissing Cissy will be furious: she’ll come back from Margate just to keep up her father’s anger against me. The Paying Guest by George Gissing [1895]

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]

Edith Wharton His look and voice expressed something she had never known before: the disciplined anger of a man trained to keep his emotions in fixed channels, but knowing how to fill them to the brim. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

Ford Madox Ford He had seen on it humour, dismay, tenderness, in the eyes — and fierce anger and contempt for his, Christopher’s, political opinions. Some Do Not . . . by Ford Madox Ford [1924]

Anthony Trollope At other times she was almost beside herself with anger because all her losses seemed to have arisen from want of stubbornness on his part. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Then the humour of it all appealed to him; and his anger dissolved into the usual hearty laughter. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

Algernon Blackwood Moreover, though good-tempered, it was a terrible fighter, and its anger when provoked by a righteous cause was a fury of fire, and irresistible. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

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

It was no base envy of another’s prosperity; it was not even jealous anger against a rival, Edward told himself. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

Victor Hugo A fit of anger metamorphosed her. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Anthony Trollope He at least had no cause of anger with her in regard to that. Kept in the Dark by Anthony Trollope [1882]

William Morris See now, love, since I have answered thee this question without anger or amaze, thou needest not fear to ask me any other; for this of all things lies closest to my heart. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

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

George Meredith There we had to stand until the voluble portion of the margravine’s anger came to an end. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Ibsen, flown with anger as with wine, could find no outrageous offences to lash, and all he could invite the age to do was to laugh at certain conventions and to reconsider some prejudicated opinions. Henrik Ibsen by Edmund Gosse

Radclyffe Hall A black anger was slowly surging up in her, anger and a feeling of desperation. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

William Hope Hodgson But she not to be anywise in anger upon me; but only, as I do think, that the woman in her did be something fresh waked unto me; and she to be very content that she be quiet in mine arms. The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson

William Dampier Yet they all say they must not anger him, for then he will beat them, and that sometimes he carries away these their priests. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

But he was dead and she, Therese, knew for certain that wickedness perished utterly, because of God’s anger (la colere du bon Dieu). The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

Anthony Trollope Her anger was but simulated wrath. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

And this is fruytful penitence agayn tho thre thinges, in which we anger oure Lord Jhesu Crist; this is to sayn, by delit in thinking, by recklessness in speking, and by wicked synful werkyng. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales for the Modern Reader by prepared & edited by Arthur Burrell MA

The prince and Claudio left the church, without staying to see if Hero would recover, or at all regarding the distress into which they had thrown Leonato. So hard-hearted had their anger made them. Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb

Cruelly arch he laughs, and pretends not to take the hint: anger galled my liver. The Works of Horace by translated literally into English prose by Christopher Smar

H. G. Wells Suddenly the swift anger that was his nature swept upon him. When the Sleeper Wakes by H. G. Wells [1899]

D. H. Lawrence It was from herself she wanted to be saved, from her own inward anger and resistance. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

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

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]

Arnold Bennett He could feel the justifiable anger animating him. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

It dominated everythinganger and perplexity and the silence; it was in a word — “Dead,” she thought, “dead. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

Jules Verne No doubt his anger arose from the hardships to which the Mormons were actually subjected. Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne [1873]

As much occasion for formality had vanished with the Numbers’ exit, she had chanced the anger of the throne and come to her “big man’s “ assistance. The Heads of Cerberus by Francis Stevens

George Gissing Wilfrid felt his anger rising—our natural emotion when we are disagreeably in the wrong, yet cannot condemn the cause which has made us so. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

The gesture seemed to anger Mr. Haines. He went still closer to him. The Crime and the Criminal by Richard Marsh [1897]

Ford Madox Ford His anger at the waste of time made Tietjens say: ‘If you understand, sir, we are a unit whose principal purpose is drawing things to equip drafts with . No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

As he walked his anger grew less violent, but his mood could not fundamentally improve. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

E. Phillips Oppenheim He seemed somehow to have grown in stature, a man on fire with anger and without a doubt dangerous. The Spy Paramount by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

Maria Edgeworth His firmness excited at once her anger and her admiration. The Modern Griselda by Maria Edgeworth

D. H. Lawrence Cold breaths of wind came, and overhead there was an anger of entangled wind caught among the twigs. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

Henry Fielding Her anger to Booth too began a little to abate, and was softened by her concern for his misfortune. Amelia by Henry Fielding

Characteristically enough, in spite of the Queen’s anger and the Cecils’ scepticism, the case against the Doctor was not allowed to drop. Elizabeth and Essex by Lytton Strachey [1928]

But again when I reflected that they had spurned and deserted me, anger returned, a rage of anger, and unable to injure anything human, I turned my fury towards inanimate objects. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley [1831]

George Gissing The point at issue between the two men was changed; anger and suspicion were at an end, but so was all hope of restoring the old union. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Andrew Lang And at his words, the king stared at the closing door, in anger and amazement. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Anthony Trollope Violet did not regard the anger half so keenly as she did that resolution of taming. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

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]

My bull’s-eye lantern he coveted so much, I had to pretend exceeding anger to stop his further importunities. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

Wilkie Collins The crimson flush of anger began to fade out of her face, as I went back, and took my chair in silence. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

H. G. Wells I am primitive — Palaeolithic. Their fountain of rage and fear and anger is sealed and closed, the habits of a lifetime make them cheerful and easy and delightful. When the Sleeper Wakes by H. G. Wells [1899]

G. K. Chesterton It was spat out with such virile anger that it sounded alarmingly like a personal remark. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

Arthur Conan Doyle A howl of exultation burst from the English at the sight, answered by a wild roar of anger from the Spaniards. A seaman had run from the Lion’s hold and whispered in the ear of the shipman. Sir Nigel by Arthur Conan Doyle [1906]

Virginia Woolf On the contrary, he was extremely angry, with the confused impotent anger of one who finds himself unreasonably but efficiently frustrated. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

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

In his rage he was not so angry but that he could see some dignity of anger in her that gave her a dominance he had never suspected in her. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Robert Louis Stevenson I bent low on my knees and flung myself forth, with that kind of anger of despair that has sometimes stood me in stead of courage. Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson

Raoul, indignant, turned round frowningly, flushed with anger and his lip curling with disdain. Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Radclyffe Hall Her anger gave place to feelings of misery and discomfort, physical discomfort which filled her whole horizon. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

This explosion of anger from Maurice Marie-Anne had been expecting and hoping for every moment. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

He suppressed a useless cry of anger and consternation. The Grave-digger of Monks Arden by Arthur Gask [1938]

The reading over, it appeared problematic whether he would depart with his anger unexpressed, or whether he would give it vent. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

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]

Monsieur was now in one of those moods, but he dreaded as much as he liked the chevalier, and contented himself with nursing his anger without betraying it. Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

At that instant, with the memory before me of the vision I have just described, I almost wished that it had been my hate, my anger which had brought those tell-tale marks out upon that livid skin. The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green

Edith Wharton She felt no angeronly 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]

William Hope Hodgson Yet, alway, my love did be so strong, that mine anger never to have aught of bitterness, as you shall have seen, and to understand. The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson

George Eliot Her anger and mortification were fast giving way to spiritual alarm. Romola by George Eliot [1862-3]

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]

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 trebly intensified by the long-continued strain on his nerves of the effort to control himself. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

D. H. Lawrence She worked at her sewing with energy, listening to the children, and her anger wearied itself, lay down to rest, opening its eyes from time to time and steadily watching, its ears raised to listen. The Odour of Chrysanthemums by D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence There it was the same in the roll of her green-blue eyes, a slanting, averted look: the same anger furtively turning back on itself. The Ladybird by D. H. Lawrence

Nathaniel Hawthorne A flush of anger or shame, perhaps both, reddened over his face; his eyes gleamed; and he spoke hastily and roughly. The Ancestral Footstep by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

Radclyffe Hall They knew that it was madness and yet they persisted, while their anger dug out for itself a deep channel, so that future angers might more easily follow. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

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

Rudyard Kipling There was no anger in their god’s face. The Day’s Work by Rudyard Kipling [1898]

Edgar Allan Poe Even my anger had been aroused. Humorous Tales by Edgar Allan Poe

William Hope Hodgson And lo! I leaped very furious and with cold anger at the giant; and I smote at the monstrous brute; but he unto the side in an instant of time, and so escaped the blow. The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson

Anthony Trollope His anger boils over here, and he is hot. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Willems stared motionless, in dumb amazement at the mystery of anger and revolt in the head of his wife. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

Mirthful they were, for her anger seemed to have gone, and she was looking down on him with a shy amusement. Witch Wood by John Buchan [1927]

Her features lost the appearance of stony indifference that had exasperated her father into his outburst of anger and sorrow. Almayer’s Folly by Joseph Conrad [1895]

Henry Adams The city had the air and movement of hysteria, and the citizens were crying, in every accent of anger and alarm, that the new forces must at any cost be brought under control. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

Jack London It was all very silly, he knew; but therefore the more outrage to his dignity, and his anger waxed and waxed. The Call of the Wild by Jack London [1903]

I am ashamed of you, Clarissa. This business is odious enough in itself to provoke the anger of any father, if there were not circumstances in the past to make it trebly hateful to me. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

H.P. Lovecraft His clutch relaxed, and as he saw my disgust and offense, his own anger seemed to subside. The Music of Erich Zann by H.P. Lovecraft [1921]

Henry James But he was too angry to heed her — too angry with his wife; as she turned away she heard his anger break out. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

Henry James The tone made Isabel angry rather than touched her; but her anger perhaps was fortunate, inasmuch as it gave her a further reason for controlling herself. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Anthony Trollope Such was the sum of his thoughts, and his anger spread itself from Lord Chiltern even on to Adelaide herself. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

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

If I discover any relapse, remember, I shall not spare you, and my anger will be terrible. The Lust of Hate by Guy Boothby [1898]

Walter Scott Thine anger can but slay; nor do I think thy power extendeth, or thy will stretcheth, so far. The Monastery by Walter Scott [1820]

Bram Stoker Oolanga was dimly conscious that he was being flouted; but his anger was no less keen because of the measure of his ignorance. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker [1911]

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]

Only picture his storm of anger if I did not. The Silent Chimes by Ellen Wood

Gustave Flauber When their terror had passed off their anger would begin again. Salammbo by Gustave Flauber

Abraham Merri And anger grew within them as they looked upon the work of their evil kin. The Moon Pool by Abraham Merri

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

Cardiff’s anger rose up hotly within him, and strove with his love, and out of it there came a sickening sense of impotency which assailed his very soul. A Daughter of To-Day by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1894]

Anthony Trollope Mr. Emilius well understood the cause of their absence, and felt nothing of a parson’s anger at it. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins With one momentary glance of anger and disdain, she dismissed the Marquis from her presence, and never, from that moment, saw him again. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

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. Selected Short Stories by Sinclair Lewis

As men do in such cases, he veiled his anger beneath an affectation of amusement. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

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

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

Abraham Merri How, then, can my Sister–Self rest when the word I spoke in anger has not yet been resolved? And as long as she contends, so long must Nergal also who, too, is bound by that word. The Ship of Ishtar by Abraham Merri

About those borne headlong and heedlessly to anger (I. xvii. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

H. G. Wells And as I read, slowly my long-cherished anger evaporated, and the real Mary, outspoken and simple, whom I had obscured by a cloud of fancied infidelities, returned to me. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

H. Rider Haggard Get back!” She stretched out her arm, and with her golden hair glimmering in the moonlight, her white robes, and the anger on her face, looked like some avenging angel driving a fiend to hell. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

Anthony Trollope During the night she had endeavoured so to school herself as to banish from her breast all feelings of anger against her lover, and of regret as regarded herself. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

The whole world and her stubborn children themselves were in league against her, and the least opposition on their part aroused in her a paroxysm of anger and despair. Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley [1913]

Ann Radcliffe Yet some atonement his present anger demanded, and these circumstances caused her a very painful embarrassment. A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe [1790]

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]

Anthony Trollope If Harry had just cause for anger and sorrow in regard to Nokes and Boscobel, he certainly had equal cause to be proud of the stanchness of his remaining satellites. Harry Heathcote of Gangoil by Anthony Trollope

Tobias Smolle They were accounted the best Victims and most agreeable to appease the anger of the Gods. This tower was surmounted by a noble cupola or dome, enriched with all the ornaments of architecture. Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smolle

Arthur Conan Doyle His only fear was that the old man’s anger might fall upon his ward and this he determined to prevent. The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

Virginia Woolf No display of anger could have hurt his feelings more profoundly. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

George Gissing Righteous anger might gleam in her eyes and quiver upon her lips, but the fire always burnt clear; it is smoulder that poisons the air. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

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]

Anthony Trollope She was enduring at that moment, with almost silent obstinacy, the fierce anger of her indignant husband. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

But of what use is anger or argument in a duel with female criticism? Our ponderous masculine wits are no match for the mercurial fancy of women. The Orphan Heiress by Thomas De Quincey [1835]

H. G. Wells But they recalled in a swift rush the animal anger that had brought him back to England. To remind him of desire now was to revive an anger stronger than any desire. The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells [1915]

Wilkie Collins The landlady’s anger receded into the background, and the landlady’s astonishment appeared in its place. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

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]

Cries broke from the hearers — cries of anger and lust and terror. Greenmantle by John Buchan

F. Scott Fitzgerald Never since the incident on the station platform at Redgate had he laid his hands on her in anger — though he was withheld often only by some instinct that itself made him tremble with rage. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

John Galsworthy His philosophy left him; and surly anger took its place. The Man of Property by John Galsworthy

Elizabeth Gaskell I have been overcome with anger this afternoon. Cousin Phillis by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

Wilkie Collins Her face flushed deeply while she read it — her eyes brightened with anger as she handed it to me to read in my turn. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

He remembered to have read of just such a thing in the works of M. Guy. He felt a spice of anger at fate and her cruel ways. The Black Fishers by John Buchan

H. G. Wells I am a physical coward until I can bring shame and anger to my assistance, but in overcoming fear I have been helped by the whole body of human tradition. The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells [1915]

Many hours later, at some early morning time, she woke, and her brain was quite clear and her anger all gone. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Anthony Trollope When he was out in the square with Phineas he expressed great anger against Mr Low. “He don’t know what patriotism means,” said the law scrivener. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

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]

Anthony Trollope Deep as was her cause for anger against the man who had so inhumanly used her, still it was natural that she should turn to him with love rather than with aversion. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

Rafael Sabatini Baffled, he stood gnawing his lip a moment, and gradually, unreasonably perhaps, anger welled up from his heart. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

Arthur Conan Doyle Now where did you get them from?” To my surprise the question provoked a burst of anger from the salesman. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Arthur Conan Doyle My short delay and hesitation had sent a hot flush of anger into the Duke’s face, so I drew the packet of papers from my inner pocket and handed them to him with a respectful bow. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

Anthony Trollope I believe you say it on purpose to anger me. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Francis Bacon As for the passions, and studies of the mind; avoid envy, anxious fears; anger fretting inwards; subtle and knotty inquisitions; joys and exhilarations in excess; sadness not communicated. The Essays by Francis Bacon [1601]

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

Leo Tolstoy He also recalled the time when she was growing into womanhood, and the curious feeling of fear and anger that he experienced when he became aware that men regarded her as a woman. My Dream by Leo Tolstoy

Leslie Stephen Mrs. Thrale’s anger appears in her journal. Samuel Johnson by Leslie Stephen [1878]

He is laughing, with a touch of anger in his laughter, but no triumph, no malignity. Charles Dickens by George Orwell [1940]

Andrew Lang She thus thought that she had them, and when the sun rose the bridal night was past: she had then kept her promise, and could vent her anger and revenge on both of them. The Pink Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

She looked back over her shoulder; half in anger and half in pity, in fear and scorn and tenderness, she looked back. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

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

It is the quiet man whose anger is most deadly when once thoroughly roused. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

Jane Austen It is anger to be talked of rather than felt. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He could see the signs of anger still in her face, the compressed lips and a steely glint in her eyes. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

Anthony Trollope The anger felt by many persons as to Lizzie’s fraudulent obstinacy was intense. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Now had the Morn espied her lover’s steeds; Whereat she starts, puts on her purple weeds, And, red for anger that he stay’d so long, All headlong throws herself the clouds among. Hero and Leander by Christopher Marlowe and George Chapman

Her anger gave her the opportunity to say some things that had long been in her mind. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

But she did hide all trace of anger and sorrow, and cheered the helpless traveller throughout the weariness of the journey. Charlotte’s Inheritance by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

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 She had felt nothing of anger even as regarded her own contribution, much as she had struggled to reduce the amount. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope When Sir Harry had read so far he had become very angry, but his anger was now directed against his lawyer. Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite by Anthony Trollope [1871]

William Morris But the Knight’s face was dark and swollen with anger as he answered: “My sworn friend! yea, I understand thy gibe. The Well At The World’s End by William Morris [1896]

Anthony Trollope There was no disgrace in it, no cause for anger on his part, nor even for displeasure if it had only been told him at Rome. He could then have taken her, or left her as he pleased. Kept in the Dark by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Henry Kingsley Have you not the courage to tell him? For a moment he hesitated, but the dread of his father’s burst of anger kept him silent. The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley [1859]

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

His anger against the man was too real to allow any doubt upon that point. My Strangest Case by Guy Boothby [1901]

It came upon her suddenly that she was sick with jealousy, not envy, but pure anger at being distanced, and she tried to attack herself about it. A Daughter of To-Day by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1894]

Anthony Trollope At first his breast was hot with anger against Mr. Gray. The man had called him wicked and cruel, and had known nothing of the circumstances. Kept in the Dark by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Edith Wharton A wave of anger mounted from his heart, choking back his words and filling his brain with its fumes. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

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]

Maria Edgeworth Unfortunately, at this instant, White Connal and Mr. O’Tara came by, and finding what had happened, abused Moriarty with all the vulgar eloquence which anger could supply. Ormond by Maria Edgeworth

James Joyce Even that night as he stumbled homewards along Jones’s Road he had felt that some power was divesting him of that sudden-woven anger as easily as a fruit is divested of its soft ripe peel. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

A. E. W. Mason For as he leaned complacently back in his seat, anger against him flamed suddenly hot in her. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

Walter Scott It is a common popular saying, that as the sensation of hunger is not connected with any pleasing or gentle emotion, so it is particularly remarkable for irritating those of anger and spleen. Count Robert of Paris by Walter Scott [1832]

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

George Gissing But it was not in anger that he at length stood still and asked himself whither he should go. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Anthony Trollope But my pride forbade it—my pride and my anger against you. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

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

But beware his anger when he finds you out! He is a terrible Othello when his nature is once stung. Paul Clifford by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1830]

Victor Hugo The noble beast feels the bite, and expends his mighty anger against the atom. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

And why should he put it upon me to fight so hard a fight — to brave my grandmother’s anger — to be cursed by her — to face poverty for his sake? I never professed to be a heroine. Phantom Fortune by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

Abraham Merri I was conscious of a surge of anger through the cruciform Thing that held us. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

In consequence again of those accursed laws of consciousness, anger in me is subject to chemical disintegration. Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

To the mild Mrs. Ashleigh the magistrate’s anger was more decidedly manifested. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

G. K. Chesterton In its secondary sense it means the common soul of such a crowd, its instinctive anger at the traitor or its instinctive salutation of the flag. George Bernard Shaw by G. K. Chesterton [1909]

Henry James It was not in anger she had forsaken him; it was in simple submission to hard reality, to the stern logic of life. The Altar of the Dead by Henry James [1895]

I have been mad to-day — maddened by anger and despair; but it is not too late to repent my folly. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

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

G. K. Chesterton It is in this kind of thing that we find the roots of the real anger of Browning. He did not dislike spiritualism, but spiritualists. Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

Anthony Trollope But anger about the borough had driven him mad, and now in his wretchedness the suggestion had for him a certain charm. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

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

D. H. Lawrence He looked at Somers in anger and contempt, then went to the bedside. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Theodore Dreiser Suddenly he turned on his wife, the major passion of anger possessing him. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

Henry James It was happy now, above all, for being made not in anger but in sorrow. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

George Gissing Close upon the anger followed intolerable shame. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Henry Handel Richardson Richard was sore and smarting; and in this mood he just tossed off suggestions without thinking; letting his anger out in them as the hole in the lid of a kettle lets out steam. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

He read it with a countenance that expressed mingled anger and contempt. Charlotte’s Inheritance by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Abraham Merri There was a sparkle of anger about Yolara, something too of injured pride. The Moon Pool by Abraham Merri

They are lost spirits who obey not the Church. They are biddable, if they be taken wisely, but if ye anger them they will flee to the abyss and take Lovell’s gold with them. The Blanket of the Dark by John Buchan [1931]

But Texworthy did nothing but frown in anger and annoyance, as if he were of opinion that time was being wasted. Gentlemen of Crime by Arthur Gask [1932]

Later—she had no sense of time, but her anger bore her as though on a horse with bright wings, timelessly, through dry air—he came down, pulling after him a box. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

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]

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

Sinclair Lewis She shrieked, “Oh don’t — don’t!” She wept, real tears, more from anger than from modesty. It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis