The detective had, indeed, good reasons to inveigh
against the bad luck which pursued him.
She would abandon every topic to inveigh
against those women who (instead of minding their houses and their children) seek notoriety by print.
Charley's voice took on an aggrieved tone, and he continued for some minutes to inveigh
against the brazenness of Demetrios Contos.
A few years before, he used to be savage, and inveigh
against all parsons, scholars, and the like declaring that they were a pack of humbugs, and quacks that weren't fit to get their living but by grinding Latin and Greek, and a set of supercilious dogs that pretended to look down upon British merchants and gentlemen, who could buy up half a hundred of 'em.
Moreover, she never ceased to inveigh
against my father--saying that he had sought to be better than other people, and thereby had brought himself to a bad end; that he had left his wife and daughter destitute; and that, but for the fact that we had happened to meet with a kind and sympathetic Christian soul, God alone knew where we should have laid our heads, save in the street.
And, lastly, he inveighed
against Minerva because she had not contrived iron wheels in the foundation of her house, so its inhabitants might more easily remove if a neighbor proved unpleasant.
With such a smile then, and with a voice sweet as the evening breeze of Boreas in the pleasant month of November, Mrs Bridget gently reproved the curiosity of Mrs Deborah; a vice with which it seems the latter was too much tainted, and which the former inveighed
against with great bitterness, adding, "That, among all her faults, she thanked Heaven her enemies could not accuse her of prying into the affairs of other people."
They began to listen to the desponding representations of M'Dougal, seconded by M'Kenzie, who inveighed
against their situation as desperate and forlorn; left to shift for themselves, or perish upon a barbarous coast; neglected by those who sent them there; and threatened with dangers of every kind.
There is hardly any part of the system which could have been attended with greater difficulty in the arrangement of it than this; and there is, perhaps, none which has been inveighed
against with less candor or criticised with less judgment.
Accordingly, convoking their chiefs, he inveighed
against their craven policy, and urged the necessity of vigorous and retributive measures that would check the confidence and presumption of their enemies, if not inspire them with awe.
If a woman is fair and amiable, she is praised for both qualities, but especially the former, by the bulk of mankind: if, on the other hand, she is disagreeable in person and character, her plainness is commonly inveighed
against as her greatest crime, because, to common observers, it gives the greatest offence; while, if she is plain and good, provided she is a person of retired manners and secluded life, no one ever knows of her goodness, except her immediate connections.
The prohibition of the flute and dancing is inveighed
against as wrong and foolish; -- the more than presbyterian manner of keeping the sabbath is looked at in a similar light.