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- He is ‘always joking with her,’ never reproves her, even ‘babies her’ much of the time.
- Our repeated failure to reprove and adequately rebuke heresy calls into serious question our theological system.
- Indeed, the Church reproves every form of persecution against whomsoever it may be directed.
- The Church reproves, as foreign to the mind of Christ, any discrimination against men or harassment of them because of their race, color, condition of life, or religion.
- ‘Mock not, mock not,’ he reproves, ‘ere you flout old ends any further, examine your consciences.’
- There was no discipline to impose itself on this clowning, and no parental authority to reprove it.
- The owners of one Goff house reproved gossiping neighbours by posting a sign, ‘We don't like your house either’.
- Emma makes a joke to Mr Knightley about their being ‘so much brother and sister’, but he reproves and corrects her in a way that is more fatherly than anything her own fretful parent can manage.
- I turned out of Father's office, not caring if he reproved me or not.
- Edie reproved herself bitterly for hugging Walter the way she had, earlier.
- I reproved him, which rewarded me only with a glare and a longer drink.
- He fixed her with a mildly reproving glance which diluted quickly into a fond grin.
- Though sympathetic toward General Tang, Li said he still felt compelled to criticize General Tang for not obeying the moral principles of the military to never reprove superior officers.
- His tone was gently reproving, but I was determined not to let him talk me down.
- Now, however, he was looking straight at her, eyes direct, face serious and tone reproving.
- Whoever is unpunctual deserves that other people should reprove him for being unpunctual.
- John reproves what he perceives as the author's insolent comments and suggests bringing his angry feelings to God in prayer.
- Growing up bilingual in English and German, Hobsbawm picked up three or four other languages along the way (he reproves monoglot historians for their provincialism).
- ‘You always were far too impatient,’ Angelus reproved.
- ‘Mustn't be cruel to animals, my boy,’ he reproved, with both palms cradling the gleaming-orange face so that it hooked to his own faintly stern one.