There was no shadow of Mr Merdle's complaint
on the bosom now displaying precious stones in rivalry with many similar superb jewel-stands; there was no shadow of Mr Merdle's complaint
on young Sparkler hovering about the rooms, monomaniacally seeking any sufficiently ineligible young lady with no nonsense about her; there was no shadow of Mr Merdle's complaint
on the Barnacles and Stiltstalkings, of whom whole colonies were present; or on any of the company.
“Let a complaint
be made, by all means,” said the Judge; “I am determined to see the law executed to the letter, on all such depredators.”
The colonel of the regiment was waited upon by the government clerk, Venden, with a complaint
against his officers, who had insulted his wife.
Emma smiled and answered"My visit was of use to the nervous part of her complaint
, I hope; but not even I can charm away a sore throat; it is a most severe cold indeed.
It is possible, then, that Madame can have given you grounds for these complaints
My Lady, with a disdainful gesture of the hand that holds the screen, assures him of his being worth no complaint
Early one morning I was standing near the dining-room door listening to the complaints
of the students.
At last Anselmo and I agreed to leave the village and come to this valley; and, he feeding a great flock of sheep of his own, and I a large herd of goats of mine, we pass our life among the trees, giving vent to our sorrows, together singing the fair Leandra's praises, or upbraiding her, or else sighing alone, and to heaven pouring forth our complaints
Then, while the company were hanging over the fire or loitering through the room, previous to settling to their various morning avocations, he came and leant over the back of my chair, with his face in contact with my curls, and commencing with a quiet little kiss, poured forth the following complaints
into my ear:-
Fanny, being always a very courteous listener, and often the only listener at hand, came in for the complaints
and the distresses of most of them.
From all quarters come complaints
of the unusual prevalence of sleet at the higher levels.
I found a dismal letter from him on my arrival here, full of complaints
of his wife and sister, and lamentations on the cruelty of his fate.