Not of age—merely of time; for here was no senility, no quavering or fretful lines.
An' Josh he got kind o' fretful to her, an' she to him, an' 'Mandy was all honey an' cream.
But she hardly ever looked in his direction, and when she spoke to him it was in a cold or fretful voice.
"Go on, please," said Kate in a fretful whisper, and she tugged at Pete's sleeve.
The women ...