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 Meanings and Examples of REMONSTRANCE
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remonstrance
 n.  expression of protest, complaint, or reproof, especially formal statement of grievances
Classic Sentence: (44 in 3 pages)
1  Not reasoning; not remonstrance; not entreaty wilt thou hearken to; all this thou scornest.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 123. The Musket.
2  When Mr. Pontellier learned of his wife's intention to abandon her home and take up her residence elsewhere, he immediately wrote her a letter of unqualified disapproval and remonstrance.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXII
3  The scout delayed his departure to speak to the generous girl, whose breathing became lighter as she saw the success of her remonstrance.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
4  As resistance was impossible, and remonstrance useless, Heyward set the example of submission, by leading the way into the canoe, where he was soon seated with the sisters and the still wondering David.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
5  Heyward would have ventured a remonstrance had there been anything encouraging in the gloomy reserve of Magua.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
6  Magua advanced, and seized his captive strongly by the arm; the Delawares fell back, in silence; and Cora, as if conscious that remonstrance would be useless, prepared to submit to her fate without resistance.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30
7  The soft air was filled with the tremendous remonstrance.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 12
8  "I hope to die," said the youth, pitching his tones to the key of angry remonstrance.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 18
9  He expected that he would receive some message or remonstrance from Young as to his conduct, and he was not mistaken, though it came in an unlooked-for manner.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
10  Apparently he did not think it proper to decline this invitation as he had done the former; for, though his gesture indicated some surprise at the summons, he obeyed it without answer or remonstrance.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
11  To save herself from useless remonstrance, Mrs. Price never wrote to her family on the subject till actually married.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
12  He did not enter into any remonstrance with his other children: he was more willing to believe they felt their error than to run the risk of investigation.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
13  With this gentle remonstrance, Mr. Sikes plucked the note from between the Jew's finger and thumb; and looking the old man coolly in the face, folded it up small, and tied it in his neckerchief.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
14  She meant to avoid any such alteration of manners as might provoke a remonstrance on his side.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 22
15  I was so unwilling to see the look again, that I made no remonstrance against this tone.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVII
Example Sentence:
1  The authorities were deaf to the pastor's any remonstrance about the lack of police protection in the area.
2  I will remonstrate with him about his rudeness.
3  I went to the boss to remonstrate against the new rules.