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In their place, mothers find an ill-tempered, irritable creature, or a sickly fairy child or even an object like a log of wood.
Marion Crawford, Queen Elizabeth's governess has told several stories about one particularly ill-tempered Corgi.
No quarter was asked nor given in a fiercely contested, often ill-tempered clash from which Leeds emerged with flying colors.
It's been going on since the plans were announced in 2004 and has got increasingly ill-tempered.
But he was still headstrong and ill-tempered; and he was often in trouble with the other sailors.
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