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It has been carped at by Christian scribblers, and criticised by superior theologians like Mozley.
FLOWERS OF FREETHOUGHTGEORGE W. FOOTE
By Mydas, who obtained of Bacchus, that all things which he touched might be gold, is carped the foul sin of avarice.
THE GOLDEN ASSELUCIUS APULEIUS
Among the phrases of Ennius at which Lucilius carped was one which Virgil did not disdain to adopt.
Naturally enough, he is carped at and reviled almost as much by his political friends as by his political foes.
No one since has made any great progress in this criticism, though some have carped at these editors for not performing more.
The chief of these has elsewhere been carped at—her laborious style of' being simple.
Le Clerc on his side carped more at the Critical History than it seems to deserve.
At the bottom of her heart she despised the other people, who carped and were loud over trifles.
THE RAINBOWD. H. (DAVID HERBERT) LAWRENCE
What is excellent should never be carped at nor discussed, but enjoyed and reverentially thought over in silence.
How those men had carped, and criticized her, chattered of the duties of her soul!

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