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And you seized his cane in a fury, and broke it in returning the blow.

His own revolted town of Mantes was the first object of his fury.

He walked down the stairs and into the street in a state of fury.

On I rushed with the rest, hatless, and as in a cloud of fury.

The rush and blows passed with the fury of a whirlwind, and the swiftness of lightning.

Bohun was speechless for a moment, stricken dumb by a second seizure of fury.

In a fury he flung the glass from him, so that it crashed and splintered upon the floor.

For her part, the look she gave Kirkwood was sharp with fury.

As for me, I will own that to get Perrin in a fury was one of my delights.

They held their course as if they were impelled and driven by its fury.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "fierce passion," from Old French furie (14c.), from Latin furia "violent passion, rage, madness," related to furere "to rage, be mad." Romans used Furiæ to translate Greek Erinyes, the collective name for the avenging deities sent from Tartarus to punish criminals (in later accounts three in number and female). Hence, figuratively, "an angry woman" (late 14c.).

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