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And then there was the crippling nerves that it would not be good, especially given the recent spate of really bad TV biopics.Inside the Lifetime Whitney Houston Movie’s Lesbian Lover Storyline|Kevin Fallon|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Your brother smoked a joint before dinner to calm his fraying nerves.
I was going to ask if you had nerves about opening on Broadway without a marquee name.Nigel Lythgoe on How to Save Reality TV, ‘On the Town,’ and ‘Brokeback Ballroom’|Kevin Fallon|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It took a special, meticulous kind of person to accomplish the undertaking, someone with brains, patience, and nerves of steel.
So I was more wrought with nerves about that than almost anything in that number.Oscars Host Neil Patrick Harris on His Best and Worst Emcee Moments (VIDEO)|Neil Patrick Harris|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every word that now fell from the agitated Empress was balm to the affrighted nerves of her daughter.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The effect was that of a bird of Paradise bringing balm to our overwrought nerves.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
He had not taken his nerves into consideration for the simple reason that he had never known that he possessed any.
He said something laughingly to the head guide to the effect that climbing was good sport and a fine test for the nerves.
I am thankful that prolonged mourning is out of date; it made a fright of me and was getting on my nerves.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton