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Nor must you chide me, beloved, because I have written you a letter like this (reading it through, I see it to be all odds and ends); for I am an old man now, dear Barbara, and an uneducated one.
As thus he strode along in anger, putting together the words he would use to chide Little John, he heard, of a sudden, loud and angry voices, as of men in a rage, passing fell words back and forth from one to the other.
Then she had not chidden him for the use of that familiar salutation, nor did she chide him now, though she was promised to another.
But for this, while I should chide him I cannot do so, for of all the ways David has of making me to love him the most poignant is that he expects it of me as a matter of course.
It has never been my way to scold or chide thee, yet always hath my heart ached for each crime laid at the door of Norman of Torn.