"They want you to come back, I suppose," said Uncle John, testily.
"You don't seem to think much of a cigar," said O'Shea, testily.
"His courtesy might have effaced the recollection, I think," said Fagan, testily.
“You might as well ask if I was lost,” Mr Powell rejoined so testily as to surprise me.
"Perhaps, my illustrious Capataz," the doctor said, testily.