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Anna Karenina
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  • In the habitual conditions of her life she felt again resolute and irreproachable.
  • "Anna," he said, with reproachful tenderness.
  • "You’re always…." she began a string of reproaches.
  • Frou-Frou was a beast of medium size, not altogether free from reproach, from a breeder’s point of view.
  • It was the letter he was expecting—from his mother, reproaching him for not having been to see her—and the note was from his brother to say that he must have a little talk with him.
  • The article reproached the government and the academy for letting so remarkable an artist be left without encouragement and support.
  • The soupe Marie-Louise was a splendid success; the tiny pies eaten with it melted in the mouth and were irreproachable.
  • Before she had finished speaking, there had come back into his face the stern, reproachful expression of the dying man’s envy of the living.
  • His eyes had still the same intense, reproachful look.
  • He was angry with everyone, and said nasty things to everyone, reproached everyone for his sufferings, and insisted that they should get him a celebrated doctor from Moscow.
  • I want you not to meet that man here, and to conduct yourself so that neither the world nor the servants can reproach you…. not to see him.
  • To remain under such undeserved reproach was wretched, but to make her suffer by justifying himself was worse still.
  • Levin immediately felt the reproach in the eyes fixed on him, and felt remorse at his own happiness.
  • He read the letter through and felt pleased with it, and especially that he had remembered to enclose money: there was not a harsh word, not a reproach in it, nor was there undue indulgence.
  • In spite of the fact that, preparing herself for meeting him, she had schooled herself to despise and reproach him, she did not know what to say to him, and she felt sorry for him.
  • Her husband might put her to shame and turn her out, Vronsky might grow cold to her and go on living his own life apart (she thought of him again with bitterness and reproach); she could not leave her son.
  • "This is my position: you can trample me in the mud, make me the laughing-stock of the world, I will not abandon her, and I will never utter a word of reproach to you," Alexey Alexandrovitch went on.
  • But as soon as she opened her mouth, a stream of reproach, of senseless jealousy, of all that had been torturing her during that half hour which she had spent sitting motionless at the window, burst from her.
  • But in her eyes there was a tenderness that told him that she was far from reproaching him, that she loved him for her sufferings.
  • Today was Saturday, and he knew that the letter contained reproaches for not being back at the time fixed.
  • He assured her of his love because he saw that this was the only means of soothing her, and he did not reproach her in words, but in his heart he reproached her.
  • In the first place, any reproach would have seemed to be called forth by the danger he had incurred and the bump that had come up on Levin’s forehead.
  • She began looking more languidly, and gazed back at the sportsmen, as it were, with perplexity or reproach in her eyes.
  • Anna did quite right, and certainly I shall never reproach her for it.
  • He knew not that she was instinctively aware of this, and preparing herself for this time of terrible toil, did not reproach herself for the moments of carelessness and happiness in her love that she enjoyed now while gaily building her nest for the future.
  • He assured her of his love because he saw that this was the only means of soothing her, and he did not reproach her in words, but in his heart he reproached her.
  • Sometimes she inwardly reproached him for his inability to live in the town; sometimes she recognized that it was really hard for him to order his life here so that he could be satisfied with it.
  • "Yes, and I repeat that the man who reproaches me with having sacrificed everything for me," she said, recalling the words of a still earlier quarrel, "that he’s worse than a dishonorable man— he’s a heartless man."
  • After being a long time in Moscow without a change, he reached a point when he positively began to be worrying himself over his wife’s ill-humor and reproaches, over his children’s health and education, and the petty details of his official work; even the fact of being in debt worried him.
  • The only thing Kitty could reproach herself for at this meeting was that at the instant when she recognized in his civilian dress the features once so familiar to her, her breath failed her, the blood rushed to her heart, and a vivid blush—she felt it— overspread her face.
  • How is it he leaves me alone in my misery?" she thought all at once with a feeling of reproach, forgetting she had herself kept from him everything concerning her son.
  • "I should not be able to speak to her without a feeling of reproach; I could not look at her without resentment; and she will only hate me all the more, as she’s bound to.

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  • She reproached him for being thoughtless and lazy.
  • Don’t reproach yourself for things beyond your control.

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