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complained

complained Sentence Examples

  • The servant complained to her master.

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  • An Austrian general complained of me.

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  • I do not think I have complained of my wife to you, Masha, or blamed her.

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  • "Now it's blue," complained the horse.

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  • "I'm not a healer, Sofi," he complained again.

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  • The screen door squeaked and the kitchen floor complained as someone crossed it.

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  • "These are the laziest trees in any of the worlds," she complained, not caring what the tree thought of her.

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  • "She's not here," Elise complained, joining them.

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  • While Fred had chatted amiably during the course of the two weeks, he confined his discussions to methods that might be used in finding and identifying Byrne, and never complained about having to remain in Parkside.

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  • While she never complained, it was clear she needed Damian to visit again soon and heal the damage his brother did to her on a daily basis.

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  • Quinn complained of a headache and I silently wondered if he'd over indulged the night before.

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  • He then returned to Bavaria, and his absence bringing him into ill odour at Vienna, he complained of the incompetence of the council of commerce and dedicated a tract on trade (CommercienTractat) to the emperor Leopold.

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  • Toby complained at last.

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  • The screen door complained as she opened it and she paused as she reached for the door knob.

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  • They sat at a table in the bar, and after a few minutes Sam complained, "What do we have to do to get a drink around here?"

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  • They sat at a table in the bar, and after a few minutes Sam complained, "What do we have to do to get a drink around here?"

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  • "You don't call, you don't write," Darian complained, returning.

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  • Why did he have to wait until her figure started to fall apart before he complained about seldom seeing her in a dress?

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  • The ambassadors remarked his negligence, and his ministers complained of it.

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  • Later, we complained about Janet's sloppy cleaning when we found traces of mud in an unused room.

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  • No one has ever complained yet of being too much loved; and besides, you are free, you could throw it up tomorrow.

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  • "I don't get this whole free will thing," Katie complained when the cook returned.

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  • Mill complained, 4 " bringing back under the name of belief what they banished as knowledge."

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  • In 1592 he complained bitterly that Wood had destroyed forty pages of his MS., probably because of the dangerous freedom of Aubrey's pen.

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  • They were sore at again being sent on service without their wives, and complained of harsh treatment from their officers.

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  • You never asked... but when Katie said that, I thought you had complained to her about it.

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  • He complained now that the bishops were "bishops of their dioceses but not bishops of England," and did all he could to make the Church a greater religious force in English life.

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  • He complained now that the bishops were "bishops of their dioceses but not bishops of England," and did all he could to make the Church a greater religious force in English life.

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  • Ten years after the passage of the law, the court decided that the Commission had no power to prescribe a rate, and that its jurisdiction over rates was confined to a determination of the question whether the rate complained of was unreasonable.

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  • He further complained of the ill-treatment to which his friends and partisans had been subjected during his absence.

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  • The duke himself complained in parliament of the way he was spoken of out of doors, and at the outbreak of Wat Tyler's insurrection the peasants stopped pilgrims on the road to Canterbury and made them swear never to accept a king of the name of John.

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  • The duke himself complained in parliament of the way he was spoken of out of doors, and at the outbreak of Wat Tyler's insurrection the peasants stopped pilgrims on the road to Canterbury and made them swear never to accept a king of the name of John.

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  • When Descartes complained to the authorities of this unfair treatment, 4 the only reply was an order by which all mention of the name of Cartesianism, whether favourable or adverse, was forbidden in the university.

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  • Flies and frogs were also complained of, and Sidonius, writing in the 5th century, complains bitterly of the "feculent gruel" (cloacalis puts) which filled the canals of the city, and gave forth fetid odours when stirred by the poles of the bargemen.

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  • In spite of the admission of their co-religionists to high office in the government, the Mussulmans, it is true, still complained of continuous ill-treatment having for its object their expatriation; but these complaints were declared by Sir Edward Grey, in answer to a question in parliament, to be exaggerated.

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  • The poet was at that moment in the bath, and seeing the sacks, and believing that they contained the expected gold, received them with great satisfaction, but finding only silver he complained to Ayaz that he had not executed the sultan's order.

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  • It was hailed with satisfaction by the Unionists, but the pure economists complained that he had thrown sobriety and thrift to the winds.

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  • Under these acts a right of reentry or forfeiture is not to be enforceable unless and until the lessor has served on the lessee a written notice specifying the breach of covenant or condition complained of, and requiring him to remedy it or make compensation, and this demand has not within a reasonable time been complied with; and when a lessor is proceeding to enforce such a right the court may, if it think fit, grant relief to the lessee.

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  • Thereupon the Quakers, who were perhaps not without the -obstinacy of which Marcus Aurelius complained in the early Christians, rushed to Massachusetts as if invited, and the result was that the general court of the colony banished them on pain of death, and four of them, three men and one woman,were hanged for refusing to depart from the jurisdiction or for obstinately returning within it.

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  • This reply complained of the high words of the Latin envoys, and commanded the pope to come in person and submit to the Master of all the Earth (the Mongol emperor).

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  • p. 691, note) points out that a master of the university of Prague, in 1499, complained openly to the authorities against a bachelor for assaulting his concubine.

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  • The poet was at that moment in the bath, and seeing the sacks, and believing that they contained the expected gold, received them with great satisfaction, but finding only silver he complained to Ayaz that he had not executed the sultan's order.

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  • It was hailed with satisfaction by the Unionists, but the pure economists complained that he had thrown sobriety and thrift to the winds.

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  • She no longer complained of her position, did not say a word about the past, and no longer feared to make happy plans for the future.

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  • The officers on whom devolved the duty of representing the wrongs of their fellow-countrymen and demanding redress, proceeded to Rangoon, the governor of which place had been a chief actor in the outrages complained of; but so far were they from meeting with any signs of regret, that they were treated with indignity and contempt, and compelled to retire without accomplishing anything beyond blockading the ports.

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  • Mirabeau complained bitterly that Montmorin was "slack" (flasque) and a "poltroon" (gavache).

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  • Blake, who offered to resign, complained of the conduct of many of them, and some were punished.

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  • Thus the bishop of Rome, Julius (c. 340), complained (Athanasius, Apol.

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  • The officers on whom devolved the duty of representing the wrongs of their fellow-countrymen and demanding redress, proceeded to Rangoon, the governor of which place had been a chief actor in the outrages complained of; but so far were they from meeting with any signs of regret, that they were treated with indignity and contempt, and compelled to retire without accomplishing anything beyond blockading the ports.

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  • But in 1496, when the sovereigns again complained that the inquisitors were, without royal knowledge or consent, disposing of the property of the condemned and thus depriving the public revenues of considerable sums, Alexander VI.

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  • But this treaty, in spite of its apparent stability, led in a few years to a fiercer struggle; for in 1258 the Florentines complained that Siena had infringed its terms by giving refuge to the Ghibellines they had expelled, and on the refusal of the Sienese to yield to these just remonstrances both states made extensive preparations for war.

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  • Difficulty and pain in swallowing may be complained of when the cancer is beginning to block the inlet, but if it is situated at the pylorus the discomfort comes on an hour or two after a meal - at the time that the partially digested food is trying to make its way into the small intestine.

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  • The celebrated scholar, Turnebus, complained that some of his emendations had been appropriated without acknowledgment.

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  • Many admirals declined to serve under Lord Sandwich, and Rodney, who then commanded in the West Indies, had complained of want of proper support from his subordinates, whom he accused of disaffection.

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  • in 1822, he left Erlangen - where he subsequently complained that the contagion of the "greatest philosopher and metaphysician of the century" (Schelling), in a period "rich in words and ideas, but poor in true knowledge and genuine studies," had cost him two precious years of his life - and by the liberality of Louis I., grand-duke of Hesse-Darmstadt, was enabled to go to Paris.

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  • But this treaty, in spite of its apparent stability, led in a few years to a fiercer struggle; for in 1258 the Florentines complained that Siena had infringed its terms by giving refuge to the Ghibellines they had expelled, and on the refusal of the Sienese to yield to these just remonstrances both states made extensive preparations for war.

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  • Many admirals declined to serve under Lord Sandwich, and Rodney, who then commanded in the West Indies, had complained of want of proper support from his subordinates, whom he accused of disaffection.

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  • Great writers like Milton and Harrington supported Cromwell's view of the duty of a statesman; the poet Waller acclaimed Cromwell as "the world's protector"; but the London tradesmen complained of the loss of their Spanish trade and regarded Holland and not Spain as the national enemy.

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  • In the year named the secular courts complained to the king, Philip of Valois, of the encroachments of the courts Christian.

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  • 222); and his contemporary, Pope Boniface IX., complained of their absolving even impenitent sinners for ridiculously small sums (pro qualibet parva pecuniarum summula, Raynaldus, Ann.

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  • Wimpheling in his reply rehearsed the old grievances and complained that the contributions made to the pope by the archbishops on receiving the pallium was a great burden on the people.

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  • The proceedings of the council were frequently very stormy, and the opponents of the dogma of infallibility complained that they were not unfrequently interrupted, and that endeavours were made to put them down by clamour.

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  • In 1661 the corporation of Cardiff complained of Cardiff's impoverishment by reason of a fair held every three weeks for the previous four years at Caerphilly, though "no Borough."

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  • Many people complained to Facebook about this application, claiming that it was invading their privacy.

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  • No snag cuff closure - In the past, Marines complained that buttons used to secure the cuffs on their sleeve caught on things such as camouflage netting.

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  • When the time came to pay, the comtesse de Lamotte presented the cardinal's notes; but these were insufficient, and Boehmer complained to the queen, who told him that she had received no necklace and had never ordered it.

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  • The acknowledged and admitted grievances, of which your Majesty's subjects complained prior to 1895, not only are not redressed, but exist to-day in an aggravated form.

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  • The Jews laid complaint against him, and he complained against the Jews before the governor of Syria, Cestius Gallus, who sent an officer to inquire into the matter.

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  • The Jews laid complaint against him, and he complained against the Jews before the governor of Syria, Cestius Gallus, who sent an officer to inquire into the matter.

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  • "You have to ingest that stuff; not just sleep in a room where they're potted," he complained.

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  • "Dusty's apartment is soooo boring," Darian complained.

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  • "It's so creepy," a woman's voice complained.

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  • You assume we French all eat croissants, Pierre complained.

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  • "I'll be left out again," Jule complained.

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  • "Pierre, I want to go home!" she complained.

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  • It's way too easy for you to read me, she complained.

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  • "He won't even let me wear my translator when we have visitors," she complained.

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  • "Everyone's asleep, and I'm bored," Elise complained.

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  • Everything here is an emergency or nothing at all, the doctor complained.

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  • "It's about time," Elise complained.

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  • "More circles again today?" she complained.

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  • "I'm cold," Toby complained.

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  • "Terrible, simply terrible," she complained.

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  • "Those guys are as tighter with their information than Aunt Gertie's dress," the old man complained.

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  • "You, too," Darian complained.

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  • "Couldn't stay in Miami," she complained.

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  • At the close of the War of Independence the Kentuckians complained because the mother state did not protect them against their enemies and did not give them an adequate system of local government.

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  • So in the under world he complained that his wife was neglecting her duty, and he persuaded Hades to allow him to go back to the upper world and expostulate with her.

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  • of Spain complained bitterly of the Society to Sixtus V., and encouraged him in those plans of reform (even to changing the name) which were only cut short by the pope's death in 1590, and also that the long protracted discussions on grace, wherein the Dominicans contended against the Jesuits, were carried on at Rome with little practical result, by the Congregation de auxiliis, which sat from 1598 till 1607.

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  • But "the terrible power in the universal church, the great riches and the extraordinary prestige" of the Society, which Palafox complained had raised it "above all dignities, laws, councils and apostolic constitutions," carried with them the seeds of rapid and inevitable decay.

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  • He next complained to Benedict XIV.

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  • Occasionally the Church gave trouble - the presence of foreign priests was complained of; attempts to evade the law prohibiting conventual life were detected and foiled (1891, 1894); and there were Indian risings, repressed sometimes with great severity, among the Mayas of Yucatan, whose last stronghold was taken in 1891, and the Yaquis of Sonora (1899-1900).

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  • Moffat complained to Sir George Grey, the governor of Cape Colony, through whose intervention the molestation by Transvaal Boers of British subjects in their passage through Bechuanaland was stopped.

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  • He is also said to have complained that his pupil spurned him as colts do their mothers.

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  • The judge shall determine " whether the member whose return is complained of, or any and what other person, was duly returned and elected, or whether the election was void," and shall certify his determination to the speaker.

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  • He therefore bought back the sheets, says Calamy, for an old song, bound them and sold them in his own shop. This in turn was complained of, and he had to beg pardon on his knees before the council-table; and the remaining copies were sentenced to be "bisked," or rubbed over with an inky brush, and sent back to the kitchen for lighting fires.

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  • She did so, but complained that this heathen writer said nothing about ecclesiastical affairs and stopped with the accession of the emperor Valens in 364; consequently Paulus interwove extracts from the Scriptures, from the ecclesiastical historians and from other sources with Eutropius, and added six books, thus bringing the history down to 553.

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  • against the of g appeals to Rome, while others complained of the exactions of the legates, or, like John of Salisbury, animadverted upon the excessive powers of the bureaucracy at the Lateran.

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  • In common with all enlightened opinion, he complained bitterly of the excessive multiplication of exemptions, of the exaggerated extension of appeals to Rome, of the luxury of the Roman court, of the venality of the cardinals, and of the injury done to the traditional hierarchy by the very extent of the papal power, which was calculated to turn the strongest head.

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  • The two soldiers who carried the chest out complained that it was so heavy "there must be an Arminian in it."

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  • The guards complained to the king, who, after consulting with the senate, mildly remonstrated with Sprengtporten by letter.

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  • Although by the code of chivalry no candidate could be knighted before the age of twenty-one, we have seen how great nobles like the Berkeleys obtained that honour for their infant heirs in order to avoid possible pecuniary loss; and French writers of the r4th century complained of this knighting of infants as a common and serious abuse.'

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  • Even Zamoyski who had placed him on the throne complained that the king was possessed by a dumb devil.

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  • This violation of the Mosaic law and his continued cruelty roused the Jews, who complained to Augustus.

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  • The indifference complained of in Mal.

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  • No actual lapses however from chastity are alleged, and it is only complained that suspicions were aroused, apparently among the pagans.

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  • Sometimes, indeed, they transferred their hostilities from the servant to the master, complained that a better table was not kept for them, and railed or maundered till their benefactor was glad to make his escape to Streatham or to the Mitre Tavern.

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  • This treaty most of the small states refused to sign, and they were supported in their objections by Austria, which loudly complained that Prussia had given to a foreign power what she had denied to a sister state of the Bund.

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  • Liechtenstein, who complained of the political influence exercised by the chambers of commerce, and demanded the organization of working men in gilds.

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  • They complained that the party leaders were not sufficiently decisive in the measures for self-defence.

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  • He made large purchases of slaves (Mamelukes) for his army, and when the inhabitants of Cairo complained of their lawlessness, he built barracks for them on the island of Roda (Raula), whence they were called Bahri or Nile Mamelukes, which became the name of the first dynasty that originated from them.

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  • The movement began among the Arab officers, who complained of the preference shown to the officers of Turkish origin; it then expanded into an attack on the privileged position and predominant influence of foreigners, many of whom, it must be confessed, were of a by no means respectable type; finally, it was directed against all Christians, foreign and native.i The government, being too weak to suppress the agitation and disorder, had to make concessions, and each concession produced fresh demands.

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  • In January 1906 the sultan complained to the British ambassador at Constantinople of Egyptian encroachments on Turkish territory, whereupon the khedive asked that the frontier should be delimited, a request which Turkey rejected.

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  • It was represented to the emperor, who was still pursued by the desire to bring back the schismatics, that a great step would have been taken towards reconciliation if a condemnation of these teachers, or rather of such of their books as were complained of, could be brought about, since then the Chalcedonian party would be purged from any appearance of sympathy with the errors of Nestorius.

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  • Saltmaking is by no means an unhealthy trade, some slight soreness of the eyes being the only affection sometimes complained of; indeed the atmosphere of steam saturated with salt in which the workmen live seems specially preservative against colds, rheumatism, neuralgia, &c.

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  • Alexander, indeed, assisted Napoleon in the war of 1809, but he declared plainly that he would not allow Austria to be crushed out of existence; and Napoleon complained bitterly of the inactivity of the Russian troops during the campaign.

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  • 1 The treaty of Vienna, which added largely to the grand-duchy of Warsaw, he complained had " ill requited him for his loyalty," and he was only mollified for the time by Napoleon's public declaration that he had no intention of restoring Poland, and by a convention, signed on the 4th of January 1810 but not ratified, abolishing the Polish name and orders of chivalry.

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  • As it was being weighed out, the Roman tribune complained of some unfairness.

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  • In 1522 the bishop of Carlisle complained to Cardinal Wolsey, then archbishop of York, that the English thieves committed more thefts than "all the Scots of Scotland," the men of Hexham being worst of all, and appearing loo strong at the markets held in Hexham, so that the men whom they had robbed dared not complain or "say one word to them."

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  • The composition introduced Carlyle to the " Dryasdust " rubbish heaps of which he here and ever afterwards bitterly complained.

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  • The ordinary mind complained that he had no specific remedy to propose for the growing evils of the time; and the more cultivated idealist was alienated by the gloom and the tendency to despair.

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  • He had complained to Henry of the captivity in which he was held by his hated stepfather, Angus.

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  • William complained, later, that he had no notice of the terms of that patent till after it was passed (he was fighting under Namur at the time), and the act not unnaturally aroused the jealousy of the rival English companies.

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  • The assembly of 1862 accused the high commissioner of violation of the constitution and of the treaty of Paris, and complained that England remained in ignorance of what took place in the islands.

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  • We have heard nothing for some time of any opposition; but now a fresh conflict arose with certain scribes who had come down from Jerusalem, and who complained that the dis ciples neglected the ceremonial washing of their hands before meals.

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  • Then He complained of the unreasonableness of an age which refused John as too austere and Himself as too lax and as being " the friend of publicans and sinners."

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  • (of the 7th century) a disobedient son, complained of by his parents, is to be stoned to death by the men of the city; in Proverbs (xiii.

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  • The pacific policy of the first two years of Henry VIII.'s reign was succeeded by an adventurous foreign policy directed mainly against France; and Fox complained that no one durst do anything in opposition to Wolsey's wishes.

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  • But Alcimus complained to the king and Judas fled just in time to escape being sent to Antioch as a prisoner.

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  • At last, Temenus, Cresphontes and Aristodemus, the sons of Aristomachus, complained to the oracle that its instructions had proved fatal to those who had followed them.

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  • Zobair, who complained in a somewhat truculent letter that Moawiya's slaves had been guilty of trespassing.

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  • The caliph, who had in 1087 married the daughter of Malik-Shah, had been compelled two years after to send her back to her father, as she complained of being neglected by her husband.

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  • Como and Lodi complained of the violence used to them by the former city.

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  • On the 3rd of August 1870 he pleaded in favour of Italian intervention in aid of France, a circumstance which enhanced his influence when in July 1876 he replaced Nigra as ambassador to the French Republic. This position he held until 1882, when he resigned on account of the publication by Mancini of a despatch in which he had complained of arrogant treatment by M.

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  • They agreed that there was strong evidence to show that " the contamination took place when the bottle was opened at Malkowal, owing to the abolition by the plague authorities of the technique prescribed by the Bombay laboratory, and to the consequent failure to sterilize the forceps which were used in opening the bottle, and which during the process were dropped on the ground "; and they complained of the inadequacy of the inquiries made by the Indian government, and called for Mr Haffkine's exoneration.

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  • The opponents of the dogma complained at the very outset that he was wavering, half converted by his hosts, the members of the German College at Rome, and further influenced by his own misgivings.

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  • The result threw Clay into paroxysms of rage, and he violently complained that his friends always used him as their candidate when he was sure to be defeated, and betrayed him when he or any one could have been elected.

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  • He complained that exhortation was wasted even on the bishops, "because they despair of attaining to the pinnacle of chastity, and have no fear of condemnation in open synod for the vice of lechery....

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  • If the laity were to stand aloof from all incontinent priests, while (as the most orthodox churchmen constantly complained) many priests were still incontinent, then this could only result in estranging large bodies of the laity from the sacraments of the church.

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  • His contemporary St Bonaventura complained publicly that he himself and his fellow-friars were often compelled to hold their tongues about the evil clergy; partly because, even if one were expelled, another equally worthless would probably take his place, but "perhaps principally lest, if the people altogether lost faith in the clergy, heretics should arise and draw the people to themselves as sheep that have no shepherd, and make heretics of them, boasting that, as it were by our own testimony, the clergy were so vile that none need obey them or care for their teaching."

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  • The aristocratic classes loudly complained that the young king, Gustavus IV., Gustavus still a minor, was being brought up among crypto IV., 1792- Jacobins; while the middle classes, deprived of 1809.

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  • Phraates complained, and simultaneously attacked Tigranes, now a Roman vassal (64 n.c.).

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  • The governor appears to have given great offence by the harshness of his proceedings, and a Ghilzai chief named Mir Wai~, who had complained of his tyranny, was sent a prisoner to Isfahan.

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  • He complained of this "diminution of his dignity" to the empress in a private memorial in the course of 1793.

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  • With justice the Boers complained of the course actually adopted by the British authorities.

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  • Indeed as early as 1 591 the judges had complained of the difficulty of enforcing the writ in the case of imprisonment at the instance of magnates of the realm.

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  • His tutor Poroshin complained of him that he was "always in a hurry," acting and speaking without thinking.

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  • Side by side with his indignation at the idea of cheating his Saracen enemies may be mentioned his answer to those who after Taillebourg complained that he had let off Henry III.

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  • C. Baur complained, his critique of the Gospel history had not been preceded by the essential preliminary critique of the Gospels themselves.

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  • Poetry, as Thucydides complained, is a most imperfect medium for fact.

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  • With regard to any offensive trade which has been established or may be consented to in any urban district, if it is verified by the medical officer or any two legally qualified medical practitioners, or by any ten inhabitants of the district, to be a nuisance or injurious to health, the urban district council are required to take proceedings before magistrates with a view to the abatement of the nuisance complained of.

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  • against The act applies to all public authorities, including, of district, course, district councils, and it provides in effect that councils where any action or legal proceeding is taken against a council for any act done in pursuance or execution, or intended execution, of an act of parliament, or of any public duty or authority, the action must be commenced within six months next after the act, neglect or default complained of, or in the case of a continuance of injury or damage, within six months next after the ceasing thereof.

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  • In the resolution which was adopted on the 2nd of March the chamber," imbued with the ideas which presided over the foundation of the Congo State and inspired the Act of Berlin,"expressed its confidence in the proposals which the commission of reforms was elaborating, and decided" to proceed without delay to the examination of the projected law of the 7th of August 1901, on the government of Belgium's colonial possessions."The report of the reforms commission was not made public, but as the fruit of its deliberations King Leopold signed on the 3rd of June 1906 a number of decrees embodying various While the commission was sitting, further evidence was forthcoming that the system complained of on the Congo remained unaltered, and that the" reforms "of June 1906 were illusory.

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  • The dey is said to have complained that the king of England should have sent a beardless boy to treat with him, and to have been told that if the beard was the necessary qualification for an ambassador it would have been easy to send a "Billy goat."

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  • Even in his last years, when loss of friends and continual physical pain made life somewhat "cold, and dark and dreary" for him, he never complained, lamented or blamed the arrangements of nature, and the only way in which it was possible to know that he suffered was through his ever-increasing delight in the health and strength of younger men.

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  • They complained that while doing burgher duty in former wars - the Cape Mounted Rifles consisted largely of Hottentot levies - they had not received the same treatment as others serving in defence of the colony, that they got no compensation for the losses they had sustained, and that they were in various ways made to feel they were a wronged and injured race.

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  • Yet, three years later, Baron von Rheinbaben, the Prussian minister of finance, complained that in fifteen years the German population of East Prussia had diminished by 630,oco, while Polish immigrants had in five years numbered 30o,000; at the same time he confessed that the Poles were vastly increasing their economic resources at the expense of the German element.

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  • The king kept collecting scutages and tallages, yet barons and towns complained that nothing seemed to be done with the money he collected.

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  • He himself was too much like a dictator; even his own followers complained that he was over-masterful, and the most important of them, the young earl of Gloucester, was gradually estranged from him by finding his requests often refused and his aims crossed by the old earls action.

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  • Edward had quarrelled with his wife Isabella, who complained that he made her the handmaid of the Despensers, and excluded her from her proper place and honor.

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  • complained.

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  • Majesty formally complained to Lord John Russell that important despatches were sent off without her knowledge; and an arrangement was made under which Lord Palmerston undertook to submit every despatch to the queen through the prime minister.

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  • Irish landlords complained that their properties, ruined by the famine, and encumbered by the extravagances of their predecessors, could not bear the cost of this new poor law; and the ministry introduced and carried a measure enabling the embarrassed owners of life estates to sell their property and discharge their liabilities.

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  • In France the manufacturers complained that they would be unable to stand against the competition of English goods.

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  • The Liberals, who complained that their leaders were pursuing a Conservative policy, could at least console themselves by the reflection that, the chancellor of the exchequer was introducing satisfactory budgets.

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  • The foreign population of the Transvaal, which was chiefly English, became in a few years more numerous than the Boers themselves, and they complained that they were deprived of all political rights, that they were subjected to unfair taxation, and that they were hampered in their industry and unjustly treated by the Dutch courts and Dutch officials.

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  • Burke replied in tones of firm self-repression; complained of the attack that had been made upon him; reviewed Fox's charges of inconsistency; enumerated the points on which they had disagreed, and remarked that such disagreements had never broken their friendship. But whatever the risk of enmity, and however bitter the loss of friendship, he would never cease from the warning to flee from the French constitution.

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  • He felt aggrieved, however, because his friends were not given a larger share of power, and when Pitt complained because some of them voted against the ministry, Sidmouth left the cabinet in July 1805.

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  • The rank and file complained of their food, their lodging and their pay.

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  • The pope's efforts failed, for in the 14th century several Cistercian abbeys excluded Irishmen, and as late as 1436 the monks of Abingdon complained bitterly that an Irish abbot had been imposed on them by lay violence.

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  • The commercial classes, particulaily in Portugal, complained that it subjected them to Dutch competition.

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  • But Portugal was lost for ever, and the final judgment on the time may be passed in the words of Olivares, who complained that he could find no men in Spain.

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  • Indians at once came to the place in large numbers, but they soon complained of the high price of French goods; there was serious contention between Cadillac and the French Canadian Fur Company, to which a monopoly of the trade had been granted, as well as bitter rivalry between him and the Jesuits.

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  • In 1732 the London hatters complained of the competition of Connecticut hats in their trade.

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  • The screen door squeaked and the kitchen floor complained as someone crossed it.

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  • Every muscle complained so painfully that she wished the numbness would return.

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  • "You have to ingest that stuff; not just sleep in a room where they're potted," he complained.

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  • Her boss allowed her to beg off a trip that would cut into the weekend, after she complained about exhaustion fallowing our recent wedding activities.

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  • Quinn complained of a headache and I silently wondered if he'd over indulged the night before.

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  • While she never complained, it was clear she needed Damian to visit again soon and heal the damage his brother did to her on a daily basis.

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  • "Dusty's apartment is soooo boring," Darian complained.

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  • "I'm not a healer, Sofi," he complained again.

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  • "It's so creepy," a woman's voice complained.

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  • "Can't take you anywhere, D," Dusty complained.

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  • You assume we French all eat croissants, Pierre complained.

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  • "I'll be left out again," Jule complained.

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  • "Pierre, I want to go home!" she complained.

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  • It's way too easy for you to read me, she complained.

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  • He could sympathize with Cynthia, who'd complained about the overload of problems jumping from every corner.

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  • "These are the laziest trees in any of the worlds," she complained, not caring what the tree thought of her.

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  • The screen door complained as she opened it and she paused as she reached for the door knob.

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  • "I don't get this whole free will thing," Katie complained when the cook returned.

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  • You haven't been home in, like, three months, and when you're here, it's all Rum-ass this, Rum-ass that, she complained.

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  • "He won't even let me wear my translator when we have visitors," she complained.

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  • You'd never see Janet on a TV quiz show yet the woman showed up for work, most of the time, complained infrequently, and, except for mandatory cigarette breaks, worked like a sled dog on short rations.

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  • Later, we complained about Janet's sloppy cleaning when we found traces of mud in an unused room.

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  • "Everyone's asleep, and I'm bored," Elise complained.

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  • Everything here is an emergency or nothing at all, the doctor complained.

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  • "It's about time," Elise complained.

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  • "She's not here," Elise complained, joining them.

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  • "More circles again today?" she complained.

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  • "I'm cold," Toby complained.

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  • Toby complained at last.

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  • "Terrible, simply terrible," she complained.

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  • "Those guys are as tighter with their information than Aunt Gertie's dress," the old man complained.

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  • While Fred had chatted amiably during the course of the two weeks, he confined his discussions to methods that might be used in finding and identifying Byrne, and never complained about having to remain in Parkside.

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  • You never asked... but when Katie said that, I thought you had complained to her about it.

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  • Why did he have to wait until her figure started to fall apart before he complained about seldom seeing her in a dress?

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  • "You, too," Darian complained.

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  • "Couldn't stay in Miami," she complained.

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  • "You don't call, you don't write," Darian complained, returning.

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  • The muscles in her legs complained as she squatted behind the log, peering over the rotting bark.

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  • accountants y also complained that the Adjudicator's Office had unreasonably refused to investigate Mr X's subsequent complaint.

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  • SB complained of a bit of tummy ache in the night.

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  • Deceased complained of dumb ague, but witness had never been able to detect any positive disease.

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  • Unlike others in my NHS antenatal class, I never complained of sleep problems.

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  • As well as the on-air apology, Channel 4 also contacted viewers who had complained to say sorry directly.

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  • bantamweight title, won by Goult, who later complained of dizziness.

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  • She first complained in murmurs, then wept, and at last burst into loud lamentations, earnestly beseeching the operator to stop.

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  • Nobody complained of course as we were on our way home and we would have settled for a witches broom.

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  • complained about the potential noise that might be a result of the festival.

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  • complained about the diagnostic delays.

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  • complained that the third GP had not obtained the result of the routine INR test.

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  • complained loudly to me that it was time for her to change her card.

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  • Many of you have rightly complained about complexities, delays and anomalies in our physical planning system.

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  • He was complained against at the Synod of Glasgow, 22nd Oct. 1674, for holding conventicles.

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  • Brian Damage wrote: nick wrote: She once complained to me that the staff in the warehouse would n't copulate with her.

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  • I have complained about it previously and other people have complained about it numerous time and you don't care a damn.

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  • emanatee meeting residents had complained about the noise emanating from the premises from patrons sitting outside.

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  • Soon afta, he complained that I was bein ' selfish, an ' that I wouldn't make sacrifices fa him.

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  • Defoe, in 1724 complained " that the Northern Road from London was perfectly frightful to travelers.

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  • The King of Spain has lately promised to redress sundry grievances complained of by English merchants.

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  • hospitalized one week later, she complained of a headache and asked for her doctor.

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  • still hospitalized one week later, she complained of a headache and asked for her doctor.

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  • One patient, for instance, complained of severe insomnia.

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  • The applicants complained of convictions and seizure orders of the State Security Courts as unjustified interference with freedom of expression.

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  • She first complained in murmurs, then wept, and at last burst into loud lamentations, earnestly beseeching the operator to stop.

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  • East Kilbride Team A garage mechanic from Scotland complained about non-payment of minimum wage.

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  • deputy prosecutor Janice Albert explained: " He sent his letters by FedEx and complained when they were not answered.

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  • redress sundry grievances complained of by English merchants.

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  • In fact the tech rehearsal schedule was running behind, so nobody complained about my late attendance.

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  • He complained a previous reviewer had made up titles for his songs.

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  • He complained that he had been portrayed as a " professional slacker " and being habitually concerned with supplying counterfeit goods at work.

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  • She was sometimes sullen, cross and complained of headaches, and my friends began to notice.

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  • Even the normally supine New Labor MPs in Leeds have complained to the Government.

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  • This was a nice lazy six, looking good on paper but sportscar road testers complained, citing poor camshaft timing and breathing problems.

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  • In 1377 he complained of trespassers digging turves at Deepdale, near Scarborough.

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  • The'space for free exchange ' the WSF saw itself as was inherently unequal and many sidelined people and even movements complained bitterly.

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  • She complained of feeling generally unwell, with loss of appetite.

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