Your Aunt Victoria is quite irreproachable, she always has been, she always will be.
Mrs. Thrale discharged her domestic duties irreproachably, even when she seems to have had some real cause of complaint.
In the second place, it is not my wish or my pleasure to speak them; and hence it is that I have this further reproach to bring against you, that you have provoked me to this discourse.
That's bad enough, for I am but reproach- And shall I then be us'd reproachfully?
Eive took her share in pettish shyness, waiting the moment when she might mingle unobserved with her childlike caresses the childish reproach-- "If you can buy kisses, Clasfempta, you don't want mine.
The keeper murmured with reproach,-- "Those Silver Herons are too proud!
The indorsed side lay uppermost, and the words seemed like a mute reproach:-- "The Last Will and Testament of Samuel Merkell."
"Lord T. Have a care, madam; don't let me think you only value your chastity to make me reproachable for not indulging you in everything else that's vicious.
Not alone did remorse for her conduct prey upon her spirits--not alone did she suffer from self-reproach,--but the scoffs and jeers of her sex, who never forgive an erring sister, broke her heart.
For all the day a Calm was in his Eyes, And unconcern'd he look'd and talk'd to me; In dancing never prest my willing Hand, Nor with a scornful Glance reproach'd my Falshood.
Could father know the misery I have undergone, he would think his comforts dearly purchased; but he is gone from earth, and I will not reproache his memory; but, oh, it has been hard--very hard."
"You don't love me as I love you or you couldn't reason so coldly about it," he reproached. "
Compare this with the epitaphs of the later popes, as they are found on their monuments in St. Peter's,--"flattering, false insculptions on a tomb, and in men's hearts reproach,"--epitaphs overweighted with superlatives, ridiculous, were it not for their impiety, and full of the lies and vanities of man in the very house of God.
The Queen did not content herself with reproaches and threats.
Shall he meet her with kindness?-- Shall he meet her with reproaches?--Shall he meet her with coldness?
11:45 Then answered one of the lawyers, and said unto him, Master, thus saying thou reproachest us also.
Let them mock, scoff and revile, 'tis not thy scorn, but his that made thee so; "he that mocketh the poor, reproacheth him that made him," Prov.
During that interval, Riley Sinclair raised his head to escape from the steady, reproachful gaze of John Gaspar.
inquired I, in a tone meant to be tenderly reproachful,--in the mean time attempting to possess myself of her hand; for, to be honest, Polder, I had been a little sweet to the girl before Kate drove her out of my head.
The man straightway his choler up did move, And with reproachfull tearmes gan them revile, 365 For following that trade so base and vile; And askt what license or what pas they had.
cried Laura reproachfully.
"Think of my feet," said Ching-ki-pin, reproachfully;--"am I a Hong-Kong woman, that I should run?"
rejoined she reproachfully--"I never had such an idea."
And it seemed to Kate that she was looking, not at her, but at life, that life which had cast her out, looking, not with rage now, but with a hurt reproachfulness in which there was a heartbreaking longing.
Had she,--his Hester, ever uttered to him one word of reproach,--had she ever shuddered in his sight when he had acknowledged that the now odious woman had in that distant land been in his own hearing called by his own name,--it would have been almost better.
I assure you my reputation is above reproach"--her dark eyes twinkled--"certainly in New York."
You did the best you could, papa," she said, impatiently, "so come to bed and quit reproachin' yourself for it."
I looked in my journal to see about it and found it full of him; but not exactly as I should write now--reproaching myself for not returning the affection of one whose character I admired and liked so much.
"That was very kind of you," I said, at which my wife looked at me somewhat reproachingly.
BAYARD THE GOOD KNIGHT WITHOUT FEAR AND WITHOUT REPROACH BY CHRISTOPHER HARE WITH COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS BY HERBERT COLE INTRODUCTION That courtesy title which flies to the mind whenever the name Bayard is mentioned--"The Good Knight without Fear and without Reproach"--is no fancy name bestowed by modern admirers, but was elicited by the hero's merits in his own day and from his own people.
It is his reproachless character, and his devotion to duty, and love of his people which impress us from first to last.
The first time Sir Robert (who was now Earl of Orford) met him in the House of Lords, he threw out this reproach:--"My Lord Bath, you and I are now two as insignificant men as any in England."
I must conclude those Women (if there be any such) greater Critics in that sort of Conversation than my self, who find any of that sort in mine, or any thing that can justly be reproach't.
When the Spaniards heard the name and saw what a mistake they had made to leave him his arms (without requiring his parole, which he would certainly have kept), they lost heart and turned back towards their camp, while the French, overjoyed at having recovered their "Good Knight without Fear and without Reproach"--their one ideal of chivalry and honour--galloped home over the famous bridge.
Is not that a call upon me, as well as a reproach?--'They all expected applications from her when in distress--but were resolved not to stir an inch to save her life.'
Between Boone and the Perley ladies, whose house was separated from "Acre Villa" by a wide lawn and hedge, there had always been the tacit enmity that wrong on one side and meek unreproach on the other breeds.
The bank had not been to blame, but it had to take the lake's repinings, while the real culprit went free and unreproached.
I will here just instance in the concluding few lines of the dying Lover's story, which completely contradicted his character of violent and unreproachful.
And this you must do simply, unreproachfully, affectionately; without rancour, and if possible when you and he are alone." (
'Happy,' it has been said by a distinguished man, 'is he who can leave college with an unreproaching conscience and an unsullied heart.'