He was the first martyr to Aurelian's petulancy, being beheaded on the 22d of December, in the same year.
You see this is Sir George himself, my dear, a mixture of petulancy and indelicacy.
Mr. Van Riper had more cause for his petulancy than he would have acknowledged even to himself.
Her touch was magnetic, and petulancy vanished at her smile as at a charm.
Light-blue eyes they were, set in a good-looking, boyish face, that had somehow an effect of petulancy.