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.