Still, it wasn't the first time they had vehemently disagreed on something.
Why did he do that every time he disagreed with her?
Many stories are told of the vivacity and enthusiasm with which he lectured, of the absent-mindedness which sometimes led him, forgetting that his pupils could not hear what he was saying, to continue his explanations while he was out of the classroom looking for some piece of apparatus, and of the vigorous tirades, generally culminating in the epithet "plagiaire," in which he used to indulge against men with whom he disagreed (Hofer, Hist.
In this, and in some matters of home politics, the king disagreed with his ministers.
Mason was a near neighbour and a lifelong friend of George Washington, though in later years they disagreed in politics.