Up in arms
Being grumpy or angry about something.
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At this, her latent loathing, contempt and indignation rose up in arms. Never had she heard tell of a woman of her rank being used in this fashion.
Love-at-Arms Rafael Sabatini
“It was only when he declared his purpose to get married that I fully understood how, for a hundred futile and inappreciable reasons, how—shall I say odious?—he was to all the countryside. Every old woman in the village was up in arms.”
Amy Foster Joseph Conrad
‘Man is a perverse animal, Elinor; that which he regards as pointed for his destruction, frequently proves harmless. We are all—boys and libertines alone excepted—upon our guard against beauty; for, as every sense is up in arms to second its assault, our pride takes the alarm, and rises to oppose it. Our real danger is where we see no risk.’
The Wanderer (Volume 1 of 5) or, Female Difficulties Fanny Burney
On the contrary, his better nature rose up in arms against his fallen self, as I saw clearly enough later on.
She H. Rider Haggard