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  • Mr. William Guppy, however, having got the advantage, cannot quite release it without a little more injured remonstrance.
  • The man from Shropshire ventures another remonstrative "My lord!" but the Chancellor, being aware of him, has dexterously vanished.
  • I remonstrated, in allusion to the epithet and the vigorous emphasis Miss Jellyby set upon it.
  • "Still, Tony, you were on the wrong side of the post then," remonstrates Mr. Guppy.
  • I was going to remonstrate.
  • "Oh, dear me!" remonstrated Sir Leicester.
  • I remonstrated.
  • There is a quiet decision in his reply which admits of no remonstrance.
  • Finding by this time that his friend is not to be wheedled into a more sociable humour, Mr. Guppy puts about upon the ill-used tack and remonstrates with him.
  • Indeed, I felt the whole state of my mind in reference to her to be weak and unreasonable, and I remonstrated with myself about it as much as I could.
  • "Volumnia," remonstrates Sir Leicester with his utmost severity.
  • I remonstrated.
  • Mr. Woodcourt, disregarding my remonstrances, had hurriedly taken off his cloak and was putting it about me.
  • "So that it is even more mischievous," said my guardian once to me, "to remonstrate with the poor dear fellow than to leave him alone."
  • "Nay, my dears," he would remonstrate; and when I saw Caddy’s thin arm about his fat neck as he said it, I would be melted too, though not by the same process.
  • Mr. Bucket remonstrates.
  • "Oh, Richard," I remonstrated, "is it possible that you can ever have seen him and heard him, that you can ever have lived under his roof and known him, and can yet breathe, even to me in this solitary place where there is no one to hear us, such unworthy suspicions?"
  • I remonstrated.
  • The old girl relieves her feelings and testifies her interest in the conversation by giving the trooper a great poke between the shoulders with her umbrella; this action she afterwards repeats, at intervals, in a species of affectionate lunacy, never failing, after the administration of each of these remonstrances, to resort to the whitened wall and the grey cloak again.
  • No, no, no, sir," remonstrates Grandfather Smallweed, cunningly rubbing his spare legs.
  • "Why, Tony," remonstrates his friend, "how you look!

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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.

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