a peppery old man的用法和样例：
- That old man is a fount of wisdom.
- To add to their slender income, she went every day to read to Aunt March, a peppery old lady; and Meg, too, earned a small salary as daily nursery governess to a neighbor's children.
- The old man is scourged by a guilty conscience.
- The old man set off at a quick trot.
- The old man manage to puff out a few words.