He strove to play the part of royal captive heroically, but the prison life galled him.
Up to this time Horne's fixed income consisted of those scanty emoluments attached to a position which galled him daily.
In the general engagement, next day, the English cavalry could not break the " impenetrable wood " of the Scottish spearmen, who, however, were galled by the arrows of the English bowmen, which had broken their formation at Falkirk.
But the young duke, galled by Louis's overbearing arrogance, eventually asserted his independence and joined the league of Austria, Spain and Venice against him in r690.
The patronage of his uncle galled him: he was dull and unhappy We find in Swift few signs of precocious genius.