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Although Klawitter chastises other critics for not appreciating that Donne's enigmatic poetry can be read homoerotically, his own interpretations may rely upon reductive and self-serving assumptions.
We see a portent of his future greatness when he chastises his classmates for their utilitarian approach to an education.
We need to stop being professional black Republicans who are only concerned about getting positions and government contracts," Garrett chastises.
Then it was Cybill Shepherd saying that the networks are going to cancel her show because they think she is too old, and finally last week Iris Chang chastises American novelists and Hollywood for not immortalizing ``The Rape of Nanking.
Those who have ever felt treated with condescension by a colleague should read letter #1579, in which Beda chastises Erasmus for not following the scholastic theologians, for publishing new books endlessly - none of which the church needs - and for not retracting his questionable views as St.
He often chastises spectators from the bench for chewing gum, taking notes or whispering.