I see you can say nothing in the first place, you are faint still, and have enough to do to draw your breath; in the second place, you cannot yet accustom yourself to accuse and revile me, and besides, the flood-gates of tears are opened, and they would rush out if you spoke much; and you have no desire to expostulate
, to upbraid, to make a scene: you are thinking how TO ACT--TALKING you consider is of no use.
Murdstone came up to where she was, and seemed to expostulate
with her for being so moved.
During the course of these troubles, the emperors of Blefusca did frequently expostulate
by their ambassadors, accusing us of making a schism in religion, by offending against a fundamental doctrine of our great prophet Lustrog, in the fifty-fourth chapter of the Blundecral (which is their Alcoran).
The patriarch sent me to expostulate
the matter with the King, which I did in very warm terms, telling him that we were assured by the Emperor of a reception in this country far different from what we met with, which assurances he had confirmed by his promise and the civilities we were entertained with at our first arrival; but that instead of friends who would compassionate our miseries, and supply our necessities, we found ourselves in the midst of mortal enemies that wanted to destroy us.
He has at present such a quantity that I have had myself to expostulate
Almost frantic with rage and pain, I yelled like a bedlamite; while Toby, throwing himself into all the attitudes of a posture-master, vainly endeavoured to expostulate
with the natives by signs and gestures.
His disposition, you know, is warm, and he came to expostulate
with me; his compassion all alive for this ill-used girl, this heroine in distress
I always do sit with my hands in my pockets except when I am in the company of my sisters, my cousins, or my aunts; and they kick up such a shindy--I should say expostulate
so eloquently upon the subject--that I have to give in and take them out--my hands I mean.
The great broad chin, with creases in it large enough to hide a finger in; the astonished eyes, that seemed to expostulate
with themselves for sinking deeper and deeper into the yielding fat of the soft face; the nose afflicted with that disordered action of its functions which is generally termed The Snuffles; the short thick throat and labouring chest, with other beauties of the like description; though calculated to impress the memory, Trotty could at first allot to nobody he had ever known: and yet he had some recollection of them too.
The generous nature of Safie was outraged by this command; she attempted to expostulate
with her father, but he left her angrily, reiterating his tyrannical mandate.
As soon as the ambassadors are gone, Polonius, saying he will not expostulate
on the obvious, expostulates
So given the fact that I won't be sent a union soapbox upon which to expostulate
, I'll do so here and now.