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murmur

formerly, to defame a judge.
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12) He also entitled the eleventh of his possible outlines for tragedies on Old Testament themes, "the murmurers.
who are then the murmurers of "Ce chien est a moi" ("this dog is mine"), itself a citation of Blaise Pascal, but which comes to Woolf, as Phillips points out, via her husband Leonard Woolf's book, Empire and Commerce in Africa (1920)--a book, we know, Virginia Woolf helped to research, closely read twice, and thought "superb" (L2 413).
Among the unsigned satirical poetry printed in Mercurius Reformatus, The Murmurers, in its second, enlarged version, chastised "Grumbletonians or the new Malcontent,"(23) a reference to crescendoing criticism of William and Mary.