was more angry with circumstances than with the offending man- with circumstances and with the woman who stood in Florence's way.
- "The Claverings", Anthony Trollope.
From the first moment of Walter's entry, Dolly was dimly aware, womanlike,
of something amiss, something altered in his manner.
- "The Woman Who Did", Grant Allen.
And she, womanlike,
with that strange, impulsive temperament of hers, was not at all sorry that she had hurt him.
- "The Nest of the Sparrowhawk", Baroness Orczy.