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“Easier to write about the homefolks, the old folks, cowboys, or the small town,” he chided, “than to deal with the more immediate and frequently less simplistic experience of city life.”
LARRY MCMURTRY, AWARD-WINNING NOVELIST WHO PIERCED MYTHS OF HIS NATIVE TEXAS, DIES AT 84JOE HOLLEYMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Mrs Everett forebore to chide, so interested was she in learning if this confession would clear her from suspicion.
IN THE ONYX LOBBYCAROLYN WELLS
Then at last they slowly returned, unrebuked, for no man had the heart to chide their daring.
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
In anger, the king went to the door to chide the guards for having admitted a ragged Jew to his presence.
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
I chide her for bringing evil days upon us by talking to the sacred cats of the priests, and carrying them in her arms.
CAESAR AND CLEOPATRAGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Orlando says to Jaques: ‘I will chide no breather in the world, but myself, against whom I know most faults.’
MORE PAGES FROM A JOURNALMARK RUTHERFORD
Looking into Manikawan's eyes, he made an unspoken vow that she should never again have cause to chide him.
THE GAUNT GRAY WOLFDILLON WALLACE
All the people of that country are very obedient to their sovereign, and fight not nor chide with one another.
EARLY TRAVELS IN PALESTINEARCULF ET AL.
With what tenderness did she rally my drooping spirits; how gently did she chide my faint-heartedness!
SIR JASPER CAREWCHARLES JAMES LEVER
This was no time to chide the girl for her belief in the superstition which he knew was connected with the wondrous jewel.
EARTH'S ENIGMASCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS

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