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.
We must know how persistently he inveighed
against the oppressing and depressing influence of man's sense of guilt and consciousness of sin in order fully to grasp the significance of this discourse.
"Deceived, decoyed, inveighed
, in order to be made a laughing-stock before the most debased of all mankind, that woman and her associates." This was really a meditation.
Except for drugs and, in some states, homosexuality and (nominally) adultery, most of the things Bennett inveighed
against are legal.
renderings of commercial firms." Similarly, the editors of October's 1981 "Art World Follies" special issue inveighed
against the "newly minted coin of the architectural drawing as the latest collectible hedge against inflation." Such a cynical view of market forces may have some merit, since it was perhaps no coincidence that the galleries embraced architectural drawings at a moment when they had little salable art to show, only to reduce architecture's presence when they needed wall space for a bumper crop of painting.