murmur

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murmur

formerly, to defame a judge.
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In the second part of Milton's theological treatise De Doctrina Christiana, under the category of "autarky [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]]," the virtue wherein humans are content within themselves at the lot divinely apportioned to them, the treatise opposes a "murmuring against [obmurmuratio] God's providence in providing for the things of this life" (CE VII.230).
Instead of the biblical 'murmuring against God', Avsey has 'turn against God' (p.
We can either join others in the "company of sinners" celebrating with Jesus the mercy of God or remain on the sidelines murmuring against Jesus' welcome of the "unworthy."