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I bore up against the upbraidings of my deluder, and found a Maria in my masters daughter.
The reproaches of the girl, the upbraidings of her own conscience, and the loss of her child, crazed the old lady's mind.
I went away sad, for Mrs. King is trying to torment her soul out of her, by constant upbraidings and railings.
He would not deny it to her,—and he fully expected that she would meet him with upbraidings, with anger.
A COUNTRY GENTLEMAN AND HIS FAMILYMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
I therefore resorted to my convenient friend, with whose honied words I could always qualify my self-upbraidings.
DISCIPLINEMARY BRUNTON
Lady Percy's fond upbraidings, and her half playful, half pouting entreaties, scarcely gain her husband's attention.
The accusings and upbraidings thickened upon him, but Dylks sat silent, except for a low groan of what might have seemed remorse.
THE LEATHERWOOD GODWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
Bigot, accustomed as he was to woman's upbraidings, scarcely knew what to reply to this passionate outburst.
THE GOLDEN DOGWILLIAM KIRBY
During the rest of the day, the discomfited parent had full occupation in his own self-upbraidings.
Our resignation would give him more pain and hurt him far more than complaints and upbraidings.
FATHER GORIOTHONORE DE BALZAC

WORD OF THE DAY

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