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Once we rose and tried to remonstrate, but were sternly repressed by Twala.
Sometimes the old model who kept the school ventured to remonstrate with him, but his expostulations quickly gave way before the violent insolence of the painter to abject apologies.
He was summoned once for a savage assault upon the old vicar, who had called upon him to remonstrate with him upon his conduct.
While he lived, he could claim nothing that she would not still be free to remonstrate against, and even to refuse.
Once or twice, I ventured to remonstrate with her seriously for such irrational conduct; but on each of those occasions, I received such reprehensive expostulations from her mother, as convinced me that, if I wished to keep the situation, I must even let Miss Matilda go on in her own way.
Fortunately, the Managing Committee relieved me of any perplexity on this head, by passing a resolution, one day, which called upon the President to remonstrate with me on my want of proper interest in the affairs of the Institution.
Crayford what was passing in Clara's mind, and warned her that the attempt to reason and remonstrate would be little better than a voluntary waste of words and time.
Finding it useless to remonstrate with her, the maid had left the room to speak to the manager.
Madame Saillard ventured to remonstrate with her uncle.
It was evident from the tone in which the younger member of the party appeared to remonstrate with his friend, that he objected to this course of proceeding, and urged him to comply with the request which Nicholas had made.
If we had dared to remonstrate any further, we should have been told to proceed on our journey, as being too impertinent.
And Aunt Polly, in the sitting room--who abhorred cats--fell back in her chair with a gasp of dismay, powerless to remonstrate.