sufficiently disturbing the darkness to elicit loud remonstrance from an owl
He was so much too big for Tellson’s, that old clerks in distant corners looked up with looks of remonstrance, as though he squeezed them against the wall.
Such vapouring, combined with the extravagant plots of Monseigneur for the restoration of a state of things that had utterly exhausted itself, and worn out Heaven and earth as well as itself, was hard to be endured without some remonstrance by any sane man who knew the truth.
His indifference to fire was sufficiently remarkable to elicit a word of remonstrance from Mr. Lorry; his boot was still upon the hot embers of the flaming log, when it had broken under the weight of his foot.
"You must not be weak, my darling," he remonstrated; "don’t tremble so.
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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.