self-reproach


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This delicate and beautiful creature pines under the slow torment of constant self-reproach.
And to think," she added with a sigh of self-reproach, "that if I had had my way George Moore would never have come up from the grave in which his identity was buried.
But now, when the happiness of all that Nicholas had just told them, and of their new and peaceful life, brought these recollections so strongly upon Kate that she could not suppress them, Mrs Nickleby began to have a glimmering that she had been rather thoughtless now and then, and was conscious of something like self-reproach as she embraced her daughter, and yielded to the emotions which such a conversation naturally awakened.
Arrived there, the young man throws himself into a chair, and, flinging his arms upon his reading-table, rests his head upon them with an air of wretched self-reproach.
He had no cause for self-reproach on the score of neglect, or want of thought, for he had been devoted to her service; and yet a hundred little occasions rose up before him, on which he fancied he might have been more zealous, and more earnest, and wished he had been.
It was quite in Maggie's character to be agitated by vague self-reproach.
His uneasiness arose from a misgiving that the old man had some secret store of money which he had not suspected; and the idea of its escaping his clutches, overwhelmed him with mortification and self-reproach.
Feeling bad about your work habits can catch you in a negative cycle of self-reproach and further procrastination, because you start to feel like you cant do the work.
Broad believes the circumstances of Cook's seventh successive Test dismissal for under T 30 mean there is no reason for self-reproach.
Broad believes the circumstances of Cook's seventh successive Test dismissal for under 30 mean there is no reason for self-reproach.
Alone in the depths of my fears and self-reproach, an unexpected calm washed over me--a preternatural stillness in the path of the ominous funnel cloud.
Damian is now wallowing in self-reproach - mea culpa in the Latin of his Roman Catholic roots - but there's no 'meh' culpa my end.