Thesaurus / repine

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But Heaven thought proper to take him to itself, and we must not repine.

He is happy, because a glorified spirit; and though I cannot help mourning over my loss, yet I dare not repine.

But this change lies in the way of God's strong purpose, and it is assumed that Moses will neither rebel nor repine.

A good-humoured, care-defying man, he enjoyed life in an easy way, and was not disposed to repine when his road lay down the hill.

The Age of PopeJohn Dennis

"We must not repine," he wrote to his wife on the 12th of October, the day after Hood sailed for England.

The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan

Learn never to repine at your own misfortunes, 40 or to envy the happiness of another.

There is none of the tendency to sing outside of my lady's window—to languish and repine in the face of difficulties.

Sister CarrieTheodore Dreiser

Tis well: be above it then; only do not repine that you are not rich.

If I had not been compelled to abandon my boats—but it is useless to repine.

A Man's WomanFrank Norris

Do not fancy that I repine at being here because I turn with fond affection to the scene of my earliest days.

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