"That mare'll beat him," retorted Porter, curtly, nettled by the other's cocksureness.
No doubt from his point of view this notion was natural, but it nettled me.
But it nettled her that everybody should be so congratulatory, and nobody surprised.
A question so unexpected, nettled Solomon Daisy not a little.
"I did not do it," said Paul, nettled at the charge, and growing ...