Poor Meg seldom complained
, but a sense of injustice made her feel bitter toward everyone sometimes, for she had not yet learned to know how rich she was in the blessings which alone can make life happy.
White, the banker's wife, complained
to the tele- graph company, saying that the office in Winesburg was dirty and smelled abominably, but nothing came of her complaint.
WE KNEW THAT THINGS were hard for our Bohemian neighbours, but the two girls were lighthearted and never complained
They were extraordinarily at one, and to say that they never either quarreled or complained
is to make the note of praise coarse for their quality of sweetness.
of a bad cold in his head, upon which Jonah mixed him a pitch-like potion of gin and molasses, which he swore was a sovereign cure for all colds and catarrhs whatsoever, never mind of how long standing, or whether caught off the coast of Labrador, or on the weather side of an ice-island.
As the child complained
of hunger and thirst, she climbed over the fence with him; and, sitting down behind a large rock which concealed them from the road, she gave him a breakfast out of her little package.
Very well: I have been complained
of, tried, and found guilty--is that it?
She warn't ever the same after that; she never complained
, but she kinder pined away and did not live long.
There was once a man who, not being able to find any other fault with his coal, complained
that there were too many prehistoric toads in it.
Tom got out of the presence as quick as he plausibly could, and after that he complained
of toothache for a week, and tied up his jaws every night.
I set so fur back I couldn't see 'em fairly," complained
Delia, "and now Rebecca has taken hers home to show her mother.
You remember the old fable of "The Man and the Lion," where the lion complained
that he should not be so misrepresented "when the lions wrote his- tory.