Choleric


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Choleric

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Choleric is the traditional name for the personality temperament indicated by an excess of the element fire.

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The commander of the regiment was an elderly, choleric, stout, and thick-set general with grizzled eyebrows and whiskers, and wider from chest to back than across the shoulders.
On hearing this the regimental commander hung his head, silently shrugged his shoulders, and spread out his arms with a choleric gesture.
He saw all the other pillars of the little party; he saw Lord Galloway, the English Ambassador--a choleric old man with a russet face like an apple, wearing the blue ribbon of the Garter.
Black George was, in the main, a peaceable kind of fellow, and nothing choleric nor rash; yet did he bear about him something of what the antients called the irascible, and which his wife, if she had been endowed with much wisdom, would have feared.
This they cannot always manage if he is a lively fellow, but half of them always rush into the arms of the other half, or drive their heads together, or tumble over; and then the crowd laughs vehemently, and invents nicknames for them on the spur of the moment; and they, if they be choleric, tear off the handkerchiefs which blind them, and not unfrequently pitch into one another, each thinking that the other must have run against him on purpose.
And as his temperament was choleric there were fellows who were actually afraid of him.
The choleric face which Mr Meagles turned upon him smoothed when he saw who it was, and he put out his friendly hand.
I see his head,' exclaimed the choleric old man; 'damme, I see his head.
As it was clear that he was a choleric fellow in some respects, Mr Swiveller was relieved to find him in such good humour, and, to encourage him in it, smiled himself.
According to Messmer, she asked him if he wanted her to remain for the Paris tour, and he told her that he was planning on having her dance Choleric in George Balanchine's The Four Temperaments.
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Ah well, when that crustiest of commentators John Junor, choleric editor of the Sunday Express in its glory years, was disgusted by some piece of parliamentary hypocrisy, his response was always, "Pass the sick bag, Alice".