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Seek not then to stay me; when the Great Spirit calleth, weep not and repine not, for then is the hour of my deliverance.
THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
"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
But there—we must not repine—even in my sorrow, I feel how much we have to be thankful for.
A FINAL RECKONINGG. A. HENTY
But for us it is not fitting to question or repine, but rather to rejoice in the rare possession that we hold.
THE POEMS OF EMMA LAZARUSEMMA LAZARUS
I repine, I find a reluctation of spirit against believing that this is the place.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. XXII (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
But dost thou not sometimes repine that thy life is thus spent in the wilderness far from the busy world?
WILD WESTERN SCENESJOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES
And that if he was despised and rejected of men, we surely ought not to repine if we were treated as our Master.
MARY AND ISTEPHEN RETURN RIGGS
At this nature will sometimes repine, and it will be a great matter if thou bear it with silence.
THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE, VOL. VII (OF X)--CONTINENTAL EUROPE IVARIOUS
Dost thou repine, who some day in thy turn shalt disappear forever, after thou hast crushed the universe beneath thy horses feet?
BOUVARD AND PCUCHET, PART 2GUSTAVE FLAUBERT
Yet he did not repine—there was still more than enough of an unambitious sort to tax all his energies and occupy all his hours.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
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WORDS RELATED TO REPINE

  • bellyached
  • carped
  • found fault
  • fussed
  • griped
  • groaned
  • grouched
  • groused
  • kicked
  • kvetched
  • moaned
  • protested
  • puled
  • repined
  • scolded
  • snivelled
  • squawked
  • whined
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