I was provoked, and I married in hopes of provoking the man I loved.
We are apt to be fond of any body that will side with us, when oppressed or provoked.
I had no more fear, as every one had gone too far and provoked me too much.
But he was now determined not to be provoked by any thing I could say or look.
He was resolved to be all condescension, if anew you had not provoked ...