Mr. Galloway was fuming and fretting at the non-arrival of his clerk, Mr. Jenkins.
Give him a touch with the rope's-end, Jem, if ever you do observe him fretting.
Sam was forward, keeping a lookout and fretting at the delay.
Two years passed, and at eighteen she was fretting that half her life had wasted away.
"Fretting again, your Honour," said the man, in a half whisper.