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But he had an approved tolerance for others; sometimes wondering, almost with envy, at the high pressure of spirits involved in their misdeeds; and in any extremity inclined to help rather than to reprove.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
Joseph remained to hector over tenants and labourers; and because it was his vocation to be where he had plenty of wickedness to reprove.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context
In battle he was always under fire, so that Kutuzov reproved him for it and feared to send him to the front, and like Dokhturov he was one of those unnoticed cogwheels that, without clatter or noise, constitute the most essential part of the machine.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It was as if I had seen her admiringly and tenderly embracing Dora, and tacitly reproving me, by her considerate protection, for my hot haste in fluttering that little heart.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Scarlett came abruptly out of her dream of delight, for she had neglected to make the responses and her mother was looking at her reprovingly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
She showed her decayed teeth in a reproving smile, and in the confidential voice of one who scents stale bedroom scandal she breathed:.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Now there was a place where the girls could wear their new dresses, and where one could laugh aloud without being reproved by the ensuing silence.
I am justly reproved for what I feel was an unjustifiable intrusion, and I promise you that I will not mention the matter again.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context