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reproach
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Persuasion
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  • She had little hope of success; but Elizabeth, who in the event of such a reverse would be so much more to be pitied than herself, should never, she thought, have reason to reproach her for giving no warning.
  • "I could manage them very well, if it were not for Mary’s interference," was what Anne often heard him say, and had a good deal of faith in; but when listening in turn to Mary’s reproach of "Charles spoils the children so that I cannot get them into any order," she never had the smallest temptation to say, "Very true."
  • It was too pleasing a blunder for a reproach.
  • I have now, as far as such a sentiment is allowable in human nature, nothing to reproach myself with; and if I mistake not, a strong sense of duty is no bad part of a woman’s portion."

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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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