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upbraid
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The Aeneid
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  • Thus, many not succeeding, most upbraid The madness of the visionary maid, And with loud curses leave the mystic shade.
  • Yet will I not my Trojan friend upbraid, Nor grudge th’ alliance I so gladly made.
  • Whom thus the chief upbraids with scornful spite: "Blame not the slowness of your steeds in flight; Vain shadows did not force their swift retreat; But you yourself forsake your empty seat."
  • The vengeful victor thus upbraids the slain: "Lie there, proud man, unpitied, on the plain; Lie there, inglorious, and without a tomb, Far from thy mother and thy native home, Exposed to savage beasts, and birds of prey, Or thrown for food to monsters of the sea."
  • Advancing to the front, the hero stands, And, stretching out to heav’n his pious hands, Attests the gods, asserts his innocence, Upbraids with breach of faith th’ Ausonian prince; Declares the royal honor doubly stain’d, And twice the rites of holy peace profan’d.
  • Now stern Aeneas his weighty spear Against his foe, and thus upbraids his fear: "What farther subterfuge can Turnus find?

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  • He will be upbraided.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • She upbraided herself for the sentiment, but could not overcome or lessen it.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter

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