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(RQ:Shakespeare King John)
(RQ:Fielding Tom Jones) when she smiled, the Sweetness of her Temper diffused that Glory over her Countenance, which no Regularity of Features can give.
(RQ:Austen Mansfield Park)
(RQ:Alcott Little Women) Amy smiled without bitterness, for she possessed a happy temper and hopeful spirit.
(RQ:Woolf Orlando) it appeared as if to be alone in the great house of his fathers suited his temper.
State of mind; mood.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)
(RQ:Defoe Robinson Crusoe) I must testify from my Experience, that a Temper of Peace, Thankfulness, Love and Affection, is much more the proper Frame for Prayer than that of Terror and Discomposure;
(RQ:Mary Shelley Frankenstein) her temper was fluctuating; joy for a few instants shone in her eyes, but it continually gave place to distraction and reverie.
(RQ:Dickens David Copperfield)
1950, (w), ''(w)'', London: Heinemann, 1952, Chapter 3, p.(nbs)94,https://www.fadedpage.com/books/20120110/html.php
- She bowed to him, to put him in a good temper.
A tendency to become angry.
1909, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)3,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/47/47-h/47-h.htm
- “I guess you’ve got a spice of temper,” commented Mr. Harrison, surveying the flushed cheeks and indignant eyes opposite him.
1958, (w), ''(w)'', Penguin, 1969, Chapter(nbs)5,https://archive.org/details/ourmaninhavanaen00gree
- ‘What a temper you’ve got, Wormold.’
- ‘I’m sorry. Drink takes me that way.’
2013, (w), ''(w)'', London: Harvill Secker, Chapter 28, p.(nbs)251,https://books.google.ca/books?id=NhPDhl0yABIC&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false
- His criticism of Inés makes him bristle. Nonetheless, he holds his temper in check.
1919, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)28,http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/8101/pg8101-images.html
- Hortense remained for several days in a condition of sullen anger—she was a cloud lit up by occasional unaccountable flashes of temper.
1953, (w), ''(w)'', London: Geoffrey Bles, 1965, Chapter(nbs)1,https://www.fadedpage.com/books/201410B0/html.php
- Jill suddenly flew into a temper (which is quite a likely thing to happen if you have been interrupted in a cry).
1999, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Scribner, Chapter 4, p.(nbs)110,https://archive.org/details/blackwaterlights00toib
- (..) she banged the door as she left as though in temper and walked to her car.
''to keep one's temper; to lose one's temper; to recover one's temper''
1611, (w), ''(w)'', London: Walter Burre, Act(nbs)IV,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A04640.0001.001
- Restore your selues, vnto your temper, Fathers;
- And, without perturbation, heare me speake:
(RQ:Pope Essay on Man)
(RQ:Scott Bride of Lammermoor)
1857, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)19,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3409/3409-h/3409-h.htm
- (..) her temper was rarely ruffled, and, if we might judge by her appearance, she was always happy.
1650, (w), ''A Pisgah-Sight of Palestine and the Confines Thereof'', London: John Williams, Book 3, Chapter 12, p.(nbs)345,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A40681.0001.001
- (..) it is hard to say, whether Christ’s pain was more shamefull, or his shame more painfull unto him: the exquisiteness of his bodily temper, increasing the exquisiteness of his torment, and the ingenuity of his Soul, adding to his sensibleness of the indignities and affronts offered until him.
Middle state or course; mean; medium.
(RQ:Macaulay History of England)
The state of any compound substance which results from the mixture of various ingredients; due mixture of different qualities.
The state of a metal or other substance, especially as to its hardness, produced by some process of heating or cooling.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 6-1)I have perhaps some shallow spirit of judgement;But in these nice sharp quillets of the law,Good faith, I am no wiser than a daw.
Milk of lime, or other substance, employed in the process formerly used to clarify sugar.
1803, John Browne Cutting, “A Succinct History of Jamaica” in (w), ''The History of the Maroons'', London: Longman and Rees, Volume 1, pp.(nbs)xciv-xcv,https://archive.org/details/cihm_44228
- All cane juice is liable to rapid fermentation. As soon, therefore, as the clarifier is filled, the fire is lighted, and the temper (white lime of Bristol) is stirred into it. The alkali of the lime having neutralized its superabundant acid, a part of it becomes the basis of the sugar.
To strengthen or toughen a material, especially metal, by heat treatment; anneal.
To adjust the temperature of an ingredient (e.g. eggs or chocolate) gradually so that it remains smooth and pleasing.
To adjust, as the mathematical scale to the actual scale, or to that in actual use.
(RQ:Bancroft US), Volume 2
1682 (first performance), (w), ''(w)''
- Woman! lovely woman! nature made thee / To temper man: we had been brutes without you.
(RQ:Byron Childe Harold)
1709, (w), ''The Tatler'' No. 100
- She Goddess of Justice threw darkness and clouds about her, that tempered the light into a thousand beautiful shades and colours.
To fit together; to adjust; to accommodate.
(RQ:King James Version) serving to the appetite of the eater, tempered itself to every man's liking.