Usage examples for recrimination

  1. Even Fox himself did not escape censure, though he was always careful to abstain from recrimination. – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease
  2. How long could the two separated bodies, sitting, the one in Dublin, the other in Westminster, have acted in concert, without breaking out into violent and mutual recrimination, with all its attendant evils? – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  3. She was one of those women who, when face to face with disaster, think only of repairing it, without a word of recrimination. – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  4. Recrimination would be waste of time. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  5. But all her efforts to soften the abruptness of her answer could not conceal, from either herself or her suitor, that it was not the one she had led him to expect; and she foresaw that if she remained at Lynbrook she could not escape a scene of recrimination. – The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton
  6. As for the correspondence with the colonels, his defence was hardly more successful, and rested upon a general recrimination upon the Prince of Orange. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  7. It was the mark of silence and separation, over which no words of recrimination, argument, or even explanation, were delivered, until it was effaced by one or the other. – The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  8. A brougham drawn by a pair of long, low, high- stepping horses, at the rate of twelve miles an hour, is an untoward vehicle for serious conversation when taking its occupants out to dinner, although well adapted for tender confidence or mutual recrimination on its return from a party at night. – M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur." by G.J. Whyte-Melville
  9. Much recrimination now ensued between Sabz Ali and the Admiral, and the whole crowd made the air resound with Kashmiri " language," every one, apparently, abusing everybody else, and making very nasty remarks about their lady ancestors. – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  10. Then they made a bolder stride, and marched from defence to recrimination. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VI. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  11. Here Eaglenose and Umqua were bidden to remain, while the girl raised the stone which covered the upper opening of the cave, and led the chief to the back of the hut whence issued the sound of voices, as if raised in anger and mutual recrimination. – The Prairie Chief by R.M. Ballantyne
  12. But the disturbance among the rest of the lighters was not done with when the tug had cleared the three from their midst; for a hawser had got foul of a rudder, and two or three men were at work with poles and hooks, recrimination and forcible words, to get things clear. – The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison
  13. Lady Henley's dislike to her sister- in- law made her clear- sighted as to what was going on, and she tried in many ways to shield the girl from her mother's displeasure and incessant worry of recrimination. – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  14. And it is proof of my fogged condish that my first words to him were words not of reproach and stern recrimination but of inquiry: " I say, Jeeves!" – Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  15. We have concealed nothing of the truth, but we have set nothing down in malice, or with undue recrimination. – American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge