My hope is that he's too ornery ever to become Establishment.
When fiscal conservatives balk, only a few thousand ornery Republicans in New Hampshire and Arizona abandon the party.
But however difficult, however ornery , however discontent with mere beauty the book becomes, it is impossible to resist the unironic joy with which Grossman performs the work of poetry.
During his last lesson of the day, Jerry was finally able to calm down after dealing with an ornery horse buyer who still thinks smoking in a barn is a safe idea.
Sure, she was an ornery old witch, and maybe I wanted to kill her myself, but I wouldn't have the nerve to actually do it.
Growling softly at the guard, pretending to be my usual, ornery self and blaming him for the shortness of chain.
He's swimming twice a day in his usual morning and evening swim, playing a little golf and going to the office regularly and just being his usual, ornery self.
‘Cows can seem ornery if they don't do what we want them to do,’ says Anderson, an ARS animal scientist in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
I noticed an ornery three year old testing his mother's patience with slaps to the face, and amazingly, bites to the shoulder and arm.
While Spike Lee favourite Davis's deadpan performance as JFK is great, Campbell's portrayal of the ornery old Elvis steals the film.