Her Welsh blood is up

The Welsh are extremely prone to anger, and soon appeased; being, as Fuller observes, like the face of their country, full of ups and downs, elevations and depressions.

Entry taken from Provincial Glossary, edited by Francis Grose.

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A Yorkshireman’s coat of arms:—a fly, a flea

Wales
Her Welsh blood is up
As long as a Welsh pedigree

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