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Gone with the Wind
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  • Not that India ever reproached him or even indicated by look or gesture that she was aware of his abruptly changed allegiance.
  • Melly looked at her, startled, and the Captain made a gesture of self-reproach.
  • No explanations were asked, no reproaches made.
  • Ellen never fully realized that it was only a veneer, for Scarlett always showed her best face to her mother, concealing her escapades, curbing her temper and appearing as sweet-natured as she could in Ellen’s presence, for her mother could shame her to tears with a reproachful glance.
  • This house was something that the matrons of Atlanta whispered about furtively and ministers preached against in guarded terms as a cesspool of iniquity, a hissing and a reproach.
  • Scarlett, I’m not upbraiding you, accusing you, reproaching you.
  • Oh, I do beg your pardon, Mrs. Kennedy! I know your motives are always above reproach.
  • Scarlett was surprised, too, at the vigor of Melanie’s attack, for she knew Melanie considered her husband beyond wifely reproaches and thought his decisions second only to God’s.
  • Unless she drank herself into insensibility, she’d still see Frank’s face as it had looked the last time he begged her not to drive alone, timid, reproachful, apologetic.
  • No reproach was there, no accusation and no fear—only an anxiety that she might not find strength for words.
  • Whenever Ashley looked into India’s eyes, he would see the truth shining there, truth and reproach and the cold contempt of which the Wilkeses were masters.
  • We knew she was cookin’ up somethin’, but we didn’t know she was usin’ your dead ma to reproach him for his daughters bein’ in rags when he could get a hundred and fifty thousand dollars out of the Yankees.
  • "Why, Miss Melanie," Frank was startled and reproachful, "General Hood hasn’t been down in that section at all.
  • I declare—" She went up the stairs with a backward look of reproach which was noticed by neither Scarlett nor Rhett.

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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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