The second day he became very moody and captious, the third day no one knew what to do with him.
"Stories of Authors, British and American" by Edwin Watts Chubb
Was ever any man's conscience so captious before?
"Select Temperance Tracts" by American Tract Society
There was that still in the Makimmon blood which balked at measuring ribbands, selling calico to captious women.
"Mountain Blood" by Joseph Hergesheimer
To these doctors he proposed a captious question, which the casuists of Samarkand and Herat were incapable of resolving.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
Weariness had induced this captious, hypercritical fit, and by and bye she would become used to him, she said.
"Hawtrey's Deputy" by Harold Bindloss
See here, my dear: here I am never captious or say naughty things!
"Not Like Other Girls" by Rosa N. Carey
Really, you are very captious.
"The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal," by Various
But they had redeemed that so royally in the final half as to silence the most captious critic.
"Bert Wilson on the Gridiron" by J. W. Duffield
He is critical, but not captious; laudatory, but not fulsome.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 18, 1914" by Various
Anyhow, we can't afford to be captious to our host.
"They of the High Trails" by Hamlin Garland