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rebuke
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War and Peace
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  • Mademoiselle Bourienne walked up and down the conservatory for a long time that evening, vainly expecting someone, now smiling at someone, now working herself up to tears with the imaginary words of her pauvre mere rebuking her for her fall.
  • "Uncle" himself twisted up the hare, threw it neatly and smartly across his horse’s back as if by that gesture he meant to rebuke everybody, and, with an air of not wishing to speak to anyone, mounted his bay and rode off.
  • She recalled his long sad and severe look at those words and understood the meaning of the rebuke and despair in that protracted gaze.
  • But, with the womanly and courtierlike quickness and tact habitual to her, Anna Pavlovna wished both to rebuke him (for daring to speak he had done of a man recommended to the Empress) and at the same time to console him, so she said: "Now about your family.
  • Why talk rubbish, lout that you are—a real peasant!" came rebukes from all sides addressed to the jesting soldier.

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  • She was stung by the rebuke.
  • Jesus rebuked Peter, stating "all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword."
    Jesus - Wikipedia  --  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesus(retrieved 05/20/06)

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