Usage examples for rebuke

  1. It contained hardly a word that was intended for a rebuke – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  2. Her little boy soon learned that her wishes counted for very little in the family, and she never ventured to rebuke him, no matter how seriously he might offend her or what naughty thing he might do. – Our Little Korean Cousin by H. Lee M. Pike
  3. Mrs. Roby took this rebuke good- humouredly. – The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part 2 (of 10) by Edith Wharton
  4. Since Menard's rebuke both the lad and the maid had shown a slight trace of resentment. – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  5. He sat in silence- a silence that at last became a rebuke – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland
  6. Is that meant for rebuke Lady Laura? – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  7. Those general officers who most severely rebuke the conduct of the corps, all say a word in favor of the service of the guns. – The Campaign of Chancellorsville by Theodore A. Dodge
  8. " But I dare say," she added, as though fearing lest her mild rebuke should have hurt my feelings,-" I dare say you are quite right." – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  9. The good woman's want of faith, however, received a rebuke not many weeks later. – The Madman and the Pirate by R.M. Ballantyne
  10. Carolina Langdon would not permit rebuke even from the man she cared for. – A Gentleman from Mississippi by Thomas A. Wise
  11. She was ever flattering and gentle when she spoke to me, and in verse already I had told her of my love, and met with no rebuke – Ernest Maltravers, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  12. He who does this is entirely worthy of severe rebuke – Letters of Catherine Benincasa by Catherine Benincasa
  13. Rose came shyly back into the room, and she said, " Well, did you rebuke those bad bicyclers?" – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  14. At its worst, it was a boyish prank, demanding rebuke or even some mild punishment. – Cuba, Old and New by Albert Gardner Robinson
  15. She rarely begins with rebuke – Letters of Catherine Benincasa by Catherine Benincasa
  16. Rosa made a wry face at this rebuke and then began to cry quietly. – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  17. There was a rebuke almost a threat, in the priest's tone which angered him. – A Monk of Cruta by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  18. She glanced at me, half proudly and half as in some rebuke – A Sea Queen's Sailing by Charles Whistler
  19. We are not called on to rebuke – What's Mine's Mine by George MacDonald
  20. Every feeling was of self- rebuke and mortification. – Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia by William Gilmore Simms