Impatient sentence example

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  • She grew impatient waiting for the guardsmen to return.
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  • I've travelled many miles since my last and I'm becoming impatient for company.
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  • His influence in congress was great, and almost from the beginning he was impatient for a separation of the colonies from Great Britain.
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  • When she refused to meet his gaze, he let lose a long impatient sigh.
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  • This was very difficult with a king who wished to be governed and yet was impatient at being governed.
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  • Meantime the Servite brothers of the Annunziata were growing impatient for the completion of their altar-piece.
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  • She was already growing impatient, and stamped her foot, ready to cry at his not coming at once, when she heard the young man's discreet steps approaching neither quickly nor slowly.
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  • This letter was written on the 4th of August 1537, and the impatient words at the end refer to an authorized version which had been projected several years before, and which was, in fact, at that very time in preparation, though not proceeding quickly enough to satisfy Cranmer.
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  • The Burmese leaders, arrested in their career of conquest, were impatient to measure their strength with their new neighbours.
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  • Ferdinand was impatient of Austrian influence, but on the death of his first wife, Cristina of Savoy, he married Maria Theresa of Austria, who encouraged him in his reactionary tendencies and brought him closer to Austria.
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  • He was evidently vexed and impatient for the talkative doctor to go.
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  • Her words were accompanied by a punch to his arm, one that merely earned her an impatient look.
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  • Impatient of all restraint upon his personal rule, he was continually in violent dispute with the parlement of Paris, and made "justice" another name for arbitrary government; yet he dreamed of a unification of the local customary laws (coutumes) of France.
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  • Those are red-letter days in our lives when we meet people who thrill us like a fine poem, people whose handshake is brimful of unspoken sympathy, and whose sweet, rich natures impart to our eager, impatient spirits a wonderful restfulness which, in its essence, is divine.
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  • During that period no fewer than 7000 Boers (including women and children), impatient of British rule, emigrated from Cape Colony into the great plains beyond the Orange river, and across them again into Natal and into the fastnesses of the Zoutspanberg, in the northern part of the Transvaal.
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  • She is unresponsive and even impatient of caresses from any one except her mother.
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  • She was impatient, anxious, emotional… nothing like the women he knew, which both interested him and warned him.
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  • But in any case proofs were needed; he had waited a whole month for them and grew more impatient the longer he waited.
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  • In September, 1786 Goethe set out from Karlsbad - secretly and stealthily, his plan known only to his servant - on that memorable journey to Italy, to which he had looked forward with such intense longing; he could not cross the Alps quickly enough, so impatient was he to set foot in Italy.
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  • Evelyn leaned to whisper to Romas, whose response was a tad too long for Kiera's impatient bladder.
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  • Though impatient in temper and occasionally rude, he was tender-hearted and generous.
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  • Natasha, who had borne the first period of separation from her betrothed lightly and even cheerfully, now grew more agitated and impatient every day.
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  • I became impatient at her repeated attempts and, seizing the new doll, I dashed it upon the floor.
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  • Although Cotes was impatient to begin his work, it was nearly the end of September before the corrected copy was put into his hands.
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  • I rode a fiery hunter--I can feel the impatient toss of his head now and the quiver that ran through him at the first roar of the cannon.
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  • Take me, take me! prayed Natasha, with impatient emotion in her heart, not crossing herself but letting her slender arms hang down as if expecting some invisible power at any moment to take her and deliver her from herself, from her regrets, desires, remorse, hopes, and sins.
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  • Sweating and impatient after the slim escape from the ambush, Brady restrained his urge to thump the fed slowly checking Brady's micro.
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  • I could also feel the stamping of the horses, which they had ridden out from town and hitched under the trees, where they stood all night, neighing loudly, impatient to be off.
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  • She is never fretful or irritable, and I have never seen her impatient with her playmates because they failed to understand her.
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  • After this, Fredegond endeavoured to restore imperial finance to a state of solvency, and to set up a more regular form of government in her Neustria, which was less romanized and less wealthy than Burgundy, where Guntram was reigning, and less turbulent than theeastern kingdom, where most of the great warlike chiefs with their large landed estates were somewhat impatient of royal authority.
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  • Tea thrives best in light friable soils of good depth, through which water percolates freely, the plant being specially impatient of marshy situations and stagnant water.
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  • A rumour went about that he had been poisoned by the cardinal Baldassare Cossa, impatient to be his successor, who succeeded him in fact under the name of John XXIII.
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  • Examples of this are men like Novalis, Carlyle and Emerson, in whom philosophy may be said to be impatient of its own task.
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  • tuberoses is a handsome fleshy-rooted plant, very impatient of being disturbed, and preferring good peat soil; it grows I to 12 ft.
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  • Finally, to make confusion worse confounded, Jameson, becoming impatient of delay, in spite of receiving direct messages from the leaders at Johannesburg telling him on no account to move, marched into the Transvaal.
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  • Once arrived she gave herself heartily to Urban's cause, and wore her slender powers out in restraining his impatient temper, quieting the revolt of the people of Rome, and trying to win for Urban the support of Europe.
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  • But the dauphin Louis, although a bad son and impatient for the crown, was not -dazzled by all this.
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  • The rugged mountains have always been the home of hardy mountaineers impatient of control, and the sanctuary to which the lowlanders fled for safety in times of invasion.
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  • Frederick the Great was at that moment impatient to extend and consolidate his kingdom by getting possession of the basin of the lower Vistula, which separated eastern Prussia from the rest of his dominions, while Austria had also claims on Polish territory and would certainly not submit to be excluded by her two rivals.
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  • He appears impatient and doesn't want to talk.
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  • From this time he was very anxious to see the king of Prussia unite the whole of Germany, with the title of emperor, and was impatient of the caution with which Bismarck proceeded.
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  • Having been bred in Castile, where the royal authority was, at least in theory, absolute, he showed himself impatient under the checks imposed on him by the fueros, the chartered rights of Aragon and Catalonia.
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  • At length becoming impatient he advanced a portion of his army towards Blucher, who fell back to draw him into a trap. Then the news reached him that Schwarzenberg was pressing down the valley of the Elbe, and, leaving Macdonald to observe Blucher, he hurried back to Bautzen to dispose his troops to cross the Bohemian mountains in the general direction of KOnigstein, a blow which must have had decisive results.
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  • The thoroughbred is apt to be nervous and excitable, and impatient of common work, but its speed, resolution and endurance, as tested on the race-course, are beyond praise.
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  • In reply her correspondent says that the master is wholly taken up with geometry and very impatient of the brush, but at the same time tells her all about his just completed cartoon for the Annunziata.
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  • Of royal exactions he was more impatient; and after the retirement of Archbishop Saint Edmund constituted himself the spokesman of the clerical estate in the Great Council.
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  • This weak king leant for support upon the nobles of Burgundy and Austrasia, impatient as they were of obedience to a woman and the representative of Rome.
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  • From the anteroom Berg ran with smooth though impatient steps into the drawing room, where he embraced the count, kissed the hands of Natasha and Sonya, and hastened to inquire after "Mamma's" health.
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  • Impatient with the slow pace at which Jon was walking, his dog began to gnaw on its leash.
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  • But an impatient outburst of the insurgents and a foolish attempt to seize hull and Scarborough gave Henry an excuse for repudiating the concessions made in his name.
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  • The important duties with which he was entrusted attest Washington's entire confidence in his abilities and character; then and afterwards, indeed, reciprocal confidence and respect took the place, in their relations, of personal attachment.3 But Hamilton was ambitious for military glory - it was an ambition he never lost; he became impatient of detention in what he regarded as a position of unpleasant dependence, and (Feb.
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  • On the 18th of November 1839 he sent his declaration of war to Marshal Valee, but the impatient Hajutas had already devastated the Metija.
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  • Inasmuch as in every case the Lumbricidae from non-European countries are identical with European species, since it has been shown that these animals are very readily introduced accidentally with plants, &c., and in view of the fact that they are impatient of sea water, it seems clear that the presence of these Lumbricidae in other continents is due to accidental transportation.
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  • Until the following March, Washington's work was to bring about some semblance of military organization and discipline, to collect ammunition and military stores, to correspond with Congress and the colonial authorities, to guide military operations in widely separate parts of the country, to create a military system for a people entirely unaccustomed to such a thing and impatient and suspicious under it, and to bend the course of events steadily towards driving the British out of Boston.
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  • He suppressed this domestic rebellion indeed, but in the meantime the Poles had invaded the Bohemian domains with 60,000 men, and when in 1474 Matthias was at last able to take the field against them in order to raise the siege of Breslau, he was obliged to fortify himself in an entrenched camp, whence he so skilfully harried the enemy that the Poles, impatient to return to their own country, made peace at Breslau (Feb.
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  • Moreover, though he mismanaged almost every political problem with which he personally dealt, he was singularly tactless and impatient of advice.
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  • Hence he could only find expression for himself in forms of this or that earlier philosophy, and hence too the frequent formlessness of his own thought, the tendency to relapse into mere impatient despair of ever finding an adequate vehicle for transmitting thought.
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  • The Hare Indian dog of the Great Bear Lake and the Mackenzie river is more slender, gentle and affectionate than the Eskimo dog, but is impatient of restraint, and preserves many of the characters of its wild ally, the coyote, and is practically unable to bark.
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  • Impatient at the slow progress made by the besieging force, he decreed a levee en masse in the department of Puy-de-Dome, collected an army of 60,000 men, and himself led them to Lyons.
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  • 1 The theophany is clearly no rebuke to an impatient prophet, nor a lesson that the kingdom of heaven was to be built up by the slow and gentle operation of spiritual forces.
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  • He hastened to propitiate the former by a donative of twice the usual amount, and excused his hasty acceptance of the throne to the senate by alleging the impatient zeal of the soldiers and the necessity of an imperator for the welfare of the state.
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  • Impatient of control and hasty in action, he was no match for his crafty and plotting adversary, Louis XI.
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  • Then the empress grew impatient and compelled him (1791) to return to Jassy to conduct the peace negotiations as chief Russian plenipotentiary.
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  • In due time the city populations, free from the feudal yoke, and safe within the walls which in many instances the bishops had built for them, became impatient also of the bishop's government.
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  • He was obliged to reconstruct the cabinet several times in order to get rid of troublesome colleagues like General Cassola, who wanted to make, himself a sort of military dictator, and Camacho, whose financial reforms and taxation schemes made him unpopular He had more often to reorganize the government in order to find seats in the cabinet for ambitious and impatient, worthies of the Liberal party-not always with success, as Seor Martos, president of the Congress, and the Democrats almost brought about a political crisis in 1889.
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  • I was getting a bit impatient for some company.
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  • Meeting a comrade at the last post station but one before Moscow, Denisov had drunk three bottles of wine with him and, despite the jolting ruts across the snow-covered road, did not once wake up on the way to Moscow, but lay at the bottom of the sleigh beside Rostov, who grew more and more impatient the nearer they got to Moscow.
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  • From the first she was not content to be drilled in single sounds, but was impatient to pronounce words and sentences.
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  • impatient gesture he put out the light.
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  • Fred attempted to pick the lock, as no keys were provided, but the audience became restless and impatient.
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  • If our increased appreciation and knowledge of Greek and Roman art makes us at times impatient with the mechanical perfection of the works of Wedgwood and his contemporaries, the fault is even more the fault of a nation and a period than that of any individual, however com - manding.
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  • Later in SpongeBob Diner Dash, however, levels do get more challenging, as more tables become available along with more impatient customers that need special attention.
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  • deed was suggested by his impatient words.
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  • He is patient in line, but impatient at the table.
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  • I'd be a little impatient to get to " Trust " .
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  • impatient drivers within 6 months.
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  • I was also allowed to do some other things that hospitals are, at best, impatient with.
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  • "What of him, Hilden?" she asked, impatient.
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  • If you're the impatient type, buy a tree that's easy to assemble with no tools required.
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  • Short tempered: Aries is typically impatient and will become angry if he feels that he is being slowed down, and this temper will show itself in a variety of real life situations.
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  • However, making it through the last few days often presents a challenge as students become more impatient and more difficult to keep on task.
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  • Impatient to know what's coming up next on your favorite soap opera?
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  • In the case of Aries the Ram, they are predicted to be adventurous, courageous, impulsive and impatient.
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  • It is also not a job for people who tend to be impatient, as you have to go slow and steady when repairing such delicate items that are someone else's belongings.
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  • Her voyage to Scotland was interrupted by a violent storm - for the raising of which several Danish and Scottish witches were burned or executed - which drove her on the coast of Norway, whither the impatient James came to meet her, the marriage taking place at Opslo (now Christiania) on the 23rd of November.
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  • The young anti most impatient adherents of Carlism vainly pleaded that such an opportunity would not soon be found again, and threatened to take the law into their own hands and unfurl the flag of Dios, Patria, y Rey in northern and central Spain.
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  • In the meanwhile typhus and smallpox had broken out amongst the French, many of the national guards were impatient of control, and the German trenches, in spite of difficulties of ground and weather, made steady progress towards the Perches.
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  • She bent her adorable head, chose a chocolate and offered it to him. [Illustration: " Are you not terribly impatient?
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  • Hans maintains a taut composure in the face of Freisler's increasingly impatient questioning.
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  • impatient to hear me speak?
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  • Care must be taken on who you seat them next to, since impatient customers will leave.
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  • There was an impatient note in his master's friend's voice that scared him.
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  • While Dean was impatient over Fred's over reaction to the judge's admonitions, he didn't wish to compromise his stepfather's relation with the court.
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  • abstracted air, tossing his scarlet crest of hair and giving curt impatient replies.
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  • Additionally, because you tend to be impatient and passionate, consider spending time with goats and fellow horses.
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  • They want their feelings to be felt on a physical level so they tend to be impatient.
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  • Taurus on the other hand will grow impatient with Virgo's constant need for perfection and critical eye.
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  • He's very impatient and will snort and stamp if kept waiting.
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  • impatient of delays.
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  • Sticker note cards can be made in 10 minutes or less, which makes this an excellent project for impatient crafters or young children eager to express their creativity.
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  • Most paper crafts can be completed in 15 minutes or less, which makes them ideal activities for impatient children.
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  • Because some people are impatient in waiting for their crops to grow, some players hit the Internet in search of cheat codes, which will allow you to speed up game play.
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  • Our forefathers, if one may venture to criticize them, were too impatient.
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  • Brusque, impatient and sarcastic, his often abrasive manner rubbed many crewmembers the wrong way.
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  • She was impatient, anxious, emotional … nothing like the women he knew, which both interested him and warned him.
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  • Carmen waited in impatient silence for an agonizing week for the ultrasound.
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  • Resolve steadied her despite the impatient demon crawling within her.
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  • But the people grew impatient along the way, 5 and they began to murmur against God and Moses.
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  • Jerry agreed he'd probably become impatient with drunks who just wouldn't listen.
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  • impatient waiting, with a couple of boats roped to my bow, and shouted.
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  • I was too impatient to embrace her to stay to be asked twice; I ran to greet her.
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  • Perhaps my pressing publc speaking deadline has made me rather impatient to find black and white answers where they don't necessarily exist.
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  • Four deep at the bar with forty five percent of the clientele being rude and extremely impatient.
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  • impatient to wait the five seconds the full electric movement takes, you can pull the doors manually.
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  • To begin with I grew impatient at how long it often took to get through to the children.
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  • Some newly qualified teachers are now becoming quite impatient with the older teachers.
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  • He seems slightly impatient with extended discussion of his theory, and wants to talks about what effect it has had.
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  • Do not get impatient: at some point you will find the right person.
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  • He was impatient, blunt, and frankly hostile to much of what we are pleased to call modernity.
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  • To me, buoyant and impatient, the people in the play appeared preposterous.
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  • rad hyst on 22 August this year and was another ' impatient patient ' .
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  • Women shrugged impatient shoulders in their warm cloaks and stopped to arrange their skirts for a walk through the storm.
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  • I was getting impatient waiting, with a couple of boats roped to my bow, and shouted.
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  • " Philistine " thus became the name of contempt applied by the cultured to those whom they considered beneath them in intellect and taste, and was first so used in English by Carlyle, and Matthew Arnold (Essays in Criticism, " Heinrich Heine," 1865) gave the word its vogue and its final connotation, as signifying " inaccessible to and impatient of ideas."
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  • King Richard will be impatient.
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  • It was just the moment before a big dinner when the assembled guests, expecting the summons to zakuska, * avoid engaging in any long conversation but think it necessary to move about and talk, in order to show that they are not at all impatient for their food.
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  • I had my rad hyst on 22 August this year and was another ' impatient patient '.
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  • The watchmen know that morning is coming; but they ca n't be impatient and shirk off before the relief comes along.
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  • Fetal Monitors-Actually, you would use these before your baby is born, but for those who are too impatient to wait for each doctor's visit, you can hear your baby's heartbeat whenever you like!
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  • Not enough hands to take care of all that needs to be done, restricted movement and impatient people waiting behind you can turn the simple tasks described below into monumental undertakings.
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  • Coin investment is not for the impatient, because coins generally don't appreciate in less than a decade.
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  • They enjoy their freedom, and are often impatient or stubborn.
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  • It is a half-hardy annual, and requires rather careful treatment, as it is impatient of excessive moisture, especially in the early stages of its growth.
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  • It is impatient of disturbance and abhors rich soils.
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  • Their thick fleshy roots thrive in a rich loam, and like a damp subsoil; impatient of removal, and should not be increased by division.
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  • P. grandiflora is a handsome Siberian perennial, hardy in light dry soils, but impatient of damp and undrained situations, where its thick fleshy roots decay.
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  • Himalayan Heather (Cassiope) - Tiny alpine bushes, thriving in peaty soil well drained, as they are all impatient of stagnant moisture about their roots, while absolute shade from the midday sun is also necessary.
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  • It is extremely impatient of removal or division, and should be raised from seed sown in autumn in a cool frame.
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  • They are impatient of sunshine, and drainage should receive special attention.
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  • For those who are impatient with shopping, outlets make it easy by offering a large selection of stores all in one place.
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  • If you love the look of leather wrapped stems, consider either Impatient or Restless.
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  • You also have to keep an eye on the Family table since if the group starts to get impatient, the baby will start crying again.
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  • As a rule, always serve the impatient customers first.
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  • They are impatient in line, and have a tendency to linger at the table.
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  • These women are very impatient and have a short temper if they have to wait in line or at the table.
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  • In case you're impatient, you can already access the October issue online and get a look at the girls.
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  • The lord chancellor, indeed, in speaking upon the clause relieving the Jews, expressed a hope that the peers would not hesitate to pronouncethat our Lord is king, be the people never so impatient.
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  • He was hungry, impatient for service, troubled by a persistent cough, but otherwise in typically feisty, talkative mood.
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  • At first he moved so slowly that many of the impatient, would-be reformers began to murmur at the unnecessary delay.
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  • Simple, easy formal hair styles are best because they can be quickly done before the child becomes impatient.
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  • Regardless of the accessories chosen, they should fit snuggly into the hair style so they can withstand the rigors of the day without needing repeated adjustments that can make a young child impatient and volatile.
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  • If you're too impatient to make a gingerbread house from scratch, or simply want to skip ahead to the fun of decorating, try looking for a project kit at your local craft or discount store.
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  • Sagittarian pets are often restless and impatient, which is why they love exploring new things outdoors.
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  • Perhaps the leaders of the party, who were now growing old, would have been content with the influence they had already attained, but they were hard pressed at home by the Young Czechs, who were more impatient.
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  • Small and slight in person and never robust in health, Robertson Smith was yet a man of ceaseless and fiery energy; of an intellect extraordinarily alert and quick, and as sagacious in practical matters as it was keen and piercing in speculation; of an erudition astonishing both in its range and in its readiness; of a temper susceptible of the highest enthusiasm for worthy ends, and able to inspire others with its own ardour; endowed with the warmest affections, and with the kindest and most generous disposition, but impatient of stupidity and ready to blaze out at whatever savoured of wrong and injustice.
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