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used in Oliver Twist

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a criticism; or to express criticism — especially where a relationship makes the disapproval result in disappointment or shame
  • 'I shall do you a mischief!' interposed the Jew, goaded by these reproaches; 'a mischief worse than that, if you say much more!'
    Chapter 16 — Relates What Became of Oliver Twist, After he had been.... (89% in)
  • 'Oh, Noah,' cried Charlotte, reproachfully.
    Chapter 27 — Atones for the Unpoliteness of a Former Chapter; Which.... (92% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 33 — Wherein the Happiness of Oliver and His Friends, Experiences.... (89% in)
  • I will carry it into no blood but my own; and the reproach shall rest alone on me.'
    Chapter 35 — Containing the Unsatisfactory Result of Oliver's Adventure.... (84% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 42 — An Old Acquaintance of Oliver's, Exhibiting Decided Marks.... (6% in)
  • 'The term you use,' said Mr. Brownlow, sternly, 'is a reproach to those long since passed beyond the feeble censure of the world.
    Chapter 51 — Affording an Explanation of More Mysteries than One.... (28% in)

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