The last word grated on me; but how could I remonstrate!
"I say, you know!" muttered Joe, shaking his head at me in very serious remonstrance.
I remonstrated, for he made no reply at all.
How Joe got out of the room, I have never been able to determine; but I know that when he did get out he was steadily proceeding up stairs instead of coming down, and was deaf to all remonstrances until I went after him and laid hold of him.
I was so unwilling to see the look again, that I made no remonstrance against this tone.
"Don’t be cheeky, Jack," remonstrated the landlord, in a melancholy and pathetic way.
"Why you see, old chap," said Joe, in a tone of remonstrance, and by way of getting at it by degrees, "I wouldn’t go so far as to say that, for that’s a deal to say; but she ain’t—"
What remained for me now, but to follow him to the dear old forge, and there to have out my disclosure to him, and my penitent remonstrance with him, and there to relieve my mind and heart of that reserved Secondly, which had begun as a vague something lingering in my thoughts, and had formed into a settled purpose?
"Belinda," remonstrated Mr. Pocket, from the other end of the table, "how can you be so unreasonable?
The waiter (it was he who had brought up the Great Remonstrance from the Commercials, on the day when I was bound) appeared surprised, and took the earliest opportunity of putting a dirty old copy of a local newspaper so directly in my way, that I took it up and read this paragraph:— Our readers will learn, not altogether without interest, in reference to the recent romantic rise in fortune of a young artificer in iron of this neighborhood (what a theme, by the way, for the magic penů
There are no more uses of "remonstrate" in the book.
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When she has a complaint with her staff, she will remonstrate quietly and in private.
The lawyers will remonstrate that we’re starting without a written agreement, but we trust each other.