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reproach
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Oliver Twist
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  • ’I shall do you a mischief!’ interposed the Jew, goaded by these reproaches; ’a mischief worse than that, if you say much more!’
  • I will carry it into no blood but my own; and the reproach shall rest alone on me.’
  • He had no cause for self-reproach on the score of neglect, or want of thought, for he had been devoted to her service; and yet a hundred little occasions rose up before him, on which he fancied he might have been more zealous, and more earnest, and wished he had been.
  • ’The term you use,’ said Mr. Brownlow, sternly, ’is a reproach to those long since passed beyond the feeble censure of the world.
  • This circumstance, added to the length of his legs, which were of unusual extent, enabled him with much ease to keep some half-dozen paces in advance of his companion, to whom he occasionally turned with an impatient jerk of the head: as if reproaching her tardiness, and urging her to greater exertion.

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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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