When there were quarrels, his kindly smile and well-timed jests reconciled the antagonists.
The quarrels between these two leaders disturbed the affairs of the island for the next two years.
Quarrels of a kind only too common among exiles followed; the Hungarians were especially offended by his claim still to be called governor.
Her husband, though he afterwards deteriorated, seems at that time to have been neither better nor worse than the Berrichon squires around him, and the first years of her married life, during which her son Maurice and her daughter Solange were born, except for lovers' quarrels, were passed in peace and quietness, though signs were not wanting of the coming storm.
The three succeeding years were mainly occupied with quarrels with the diet, with two invasions of France, and a war in Gelderland against Charles, count of Egmont, who claimed that duchy, and was supported by French troops.