Far be it from me to repine
at his doing so; he had an undoubted right to dispose of his own property as he chose, but, in consequence of it, we have been obliged to make large purchases of linen, china, &c.
And so I ceased to repine
for the wound I had made in the heart of Semiramis Wilcox.
Sense of pleasure we may well Spare out of life perhaps, and not repine
, But live content, which is the calmest life: But pain is perfet miserie, the worst Of evils, and excessive, overturnes All patience.
And shall a Jewess, like thee, repine
because she hath no better?
MY DEAREST MAKAR ALEXIEVITCH,--Are not you, my friend and benefactor, just a little ashamed to repine
and give way to such despondency?
Bennet still continued to wonder and repine
at his returning no more, and though a day seldom passed in which Elizabeth did not account for it clearly, there was little chance of her ever considering it with less perplexity.
But of this the charming girl never thought; she lived more for her grandmother than for herself, and so long as that venerated relative, almost the only one that remained to her on earth, did not suffer or repine
, she herself could be comparatively happy.
On the contrary, she was so totally unused to have her pleasure consulted, or to have anything take place at all in the way she could desire, that she was more disposed to wonder and rejoice in having carried her point so far, than to repine
at the counteraction which followed.
Worldly goods are divided unequally, and man must not repine
Our travellers now walked so fast, that they had very little time or breath for conversation; Jones meditating all the way on Sophia, and Partridge on the bank-bill, which, though it gave him some pleasure, caused him at the same time to repine
at fortune, which, in all his walks, had never given him such an opportunity of showing his honesty.
Charlie is expecting her fourth, it isn't for us to repine
She never seems to repine
, but has all the buoyancy and gaiety of childhood.