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But Jack was at that day a reckless fellow, and he lived to be passionately sorry for his splenetic madness.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
But here I am pouring out this one-sided splenetic humor upon you without having the least intended it when I sat down.
What a sickly womanhood grows up in a nervous, feeble, neuralgic, splenetic female body!
Appeals to justice were represented as the splenetic effusions of a man never to be satisfied.
And the brothers laughed aloud in the splenetic bitterness of their three souls.
His splenetic moods and his violent dislikes arose not from p. 34a want of sensibility, but from an excess of sensibility.
I can't be merry so near any splenetic talk; so I made that long line, and now all's well again.
THE JOURNAL TO STELLAJONATHAN SWIFT
He seems to be not far from thinking that only our splenetic and melancholy race could have given birth to such literary monsters.
All this splenetic declamation involves charges of coxcombry, luxury, and cowardice.
Todd quotes the note of Bishop Hurd,—“Happy men love witnesses of their joy: the splenetic love solitude.”

WORDS RELATED TO SPLENETIC

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