I could hear Claire complaining loudly in the background.
Are you complaining about the way I look?
Are you complaining about the help, or are you jealous?
I remember her complaining about him.
Princess Mary, foreseeing no end to this, rose first, and complaining of a headache began to say good night.
The Old-English laws point out ways by which the churl might rise to thegn's rank, and in the centuries during which the change went on we find mention - complaining mention - both in England and elsewhere, at the court of Charles the Simple and at the court of 'Ethelred, of the rise of new men to posts of authority.
Supper was pancakes—Dean cooking, and Fred complaining and serving Cynthia, who still had a phone glued to her ear.
The Tsar heard but obviously did not like the reply; he shrugged his rather round shoulders and glanced at Novosiltsev who was near him, as if complaining of Kutuzov.
and by complaining of the Bishop, I have drawn it all out of him."
For disobedience to his orders he imprisoned a boyar who was his own brother-in-law, and he caused another to be beheaded for complaining that the boyar-council was not consulted in important affairs of state.
"If he's complaining, he's happy," he told her.
It was after the Firestone store closed—I remember Ed complaining about that.
Is it likely that a prophet would begin a complaint against Chaldaean tyranny (admittedly central in the prophecy) by complaining of that wickedness of his fellow-countrymen which seems partly to justify it ?
His activity and fearlessness in attacking those in power during this eventful year were remarkable, and an ironical petition was circulated in Westminster Hall and the London streets complaining of his indefatigable scribbling.
Meanwhile he had published the Lamentations of Jeremiah, and the book of Revelation in Latin verse, which he dedicated to the king, complaining of his hard usage.
Rita Angeltoni banged away on her keyboard, complaining of a terminal case of morning sickness.
Sheffield, speaker of the House of Commons, were both sent to the Tower for complaining of his conduct.
He says that Aristotle (I) divided his commentationes and arts taught to his pupils into i wrspuch and IcKpoarcKa; (2) taught the latter in the morning walk (iwOcvov 7rEpi-rraTov), the former in the evening walk (SaXcvew 71Epi-zrarov); (3) divided his books in the same manner; (4) defended himself against Alexander's letter, complaining that it was not right to his pupils to have published his acroamatic works, by replying in a letter that they were published and not published, because they are intelligible only to those who heard them.
It is recorded in 1298 as " an immemorial custom " in Provence that rich burghers enjoyed the honour of knighthood; and less than a century later we find Sacchetti complaining that the dignity is open to any rich upstart, however disreputable his antecedents.
In 1198 Hubert, who had inherited from his predecessors in the primacy a fierce quarrel with the Canterbury monks, gave these enemies an opportunity of complaining to the pope, for in arresting the London demagogue, William Fitz Osbert, he had committed an act of sacrilege in Bow Church, which belonged to the monks.
Sorry, did n't I say I was going to quit complaining?
Women complaining that guys are clueless.
Towards the end of the pontificate trouble began anew in England, Paschal complaining (1115) that councils were held and bishops translated without his authorization, and threatening Henry I.
Louis left behind him a declaration complaining of the treatment which he had received and revoking his assent to all measures which had been laid before him while under restraint.
Alex is complaining about me?
James caused it to be burned by the common hangman, and forbade its perusal under the 'severest penalties, complaining bitterly at the same time to Philip III.
Robert Boyle on September Io, says: " The citizens, instead of complaining, discoursed almost of nothing but of a survey for rebuilding the city with bricks and large streets."
He was defeated by court influence, and his petition to the House, complaining of an undue return, never came to a decision.
The wool trade flourished in Basingstoke at an early date, but later appears to have declined, and in 1631 the clothiers of Basingstoke were complaining of the loss of trade and consequent distress.
The period was several times extended, at first grudgingly, Soderini complaining that Leonardo had treated the republic ill in the matter of the battle picture; whereupon the painter honourably offered to refund the money paid, an offer which the signory as honourably refused.
I see what Alex is complaining about.
So far, except for stomach growls an hour or so before mealtime, Dean wasn't complaining.
deep. Railway rates have also been a matter of vital importance in recent years; Boston, like New York, complaining of discriminations in favour of Philadelphia, Baltimore, New Orleans and Galveston.
Supper was pancakesâ€”Dean cooking, and Fred complaining and serving Cynthia, who still had a phone glued to her ear.
It was after the Firestone store closedâ€”I remember Ed complaining about that.
Also, his complaining could just mean that he has poor conversation skills and doesn't realize that continuous complaining on a date is a turn off.
On Dec. 3 Conrad, reinforced by fresh troops but still complaining that he was starved for means of attack, opened a heavy bombardment on the curve of the Italian front from Monte Sisemol to E.
Mrs. Glass considered complaining but with 22 vacancies she didn't want to antagonize a new tenant and jeopardize a three-month advance.
A deaf lady visited her GP complaining of pain in her stomach and was given antacids as treatment.
He was feverish 38°C and complaining of rash, headache, severe backache and nausea.
Hundreds of letters have been received by the publisher in recent months, complaining that the word promoted bigotry and racism.
complaining about the lack of water.
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complaining of terrible headaches.
complaining of menorrhagia should have a history taken.
complaining simply of unaccustomed tiredness and mild depression.
The process of complaining is a sham, made unnecessarily complicated.
Complaining about the boundaries is a pointless distraction from the real problems.
A guy with a white mustache is complaining that he wanted a jelly donut, not a ring.
In spite of her complaining, I continue to try to offer encouragement.
I have had to suffer my long martyrdom, Without complaining, without sighs.
oedemawas complaining of a bad headache and was noted to have generalized edema (swelling ).
With all whitespace reset you will get them on the phone complaining every time; with defaults in place things might just look okay.
prediction on methyls, thanks to Simon Parsons complaining about the old method.
promos girl began the day complaining about the poor progress of the milk task, whilst Lea made light of the situation.
Then you might get some reprieve from the monotony you all keep complaining about - just a polite suggestion.
Sir Robert also said that irate British cross-channel shoppers had submitted ten petitions to the European Parliament complaining about customs officers ' behavior.
small-minded people complaining about John Major watching cricket or Margaret Thatcher entertaining at Chequers while Prime Minister.
terminated prematurely, complaining of a non unitary matrix.
Complaining is so unmanly, which is why I do it so well!
vetch crowd of the season could hardly go home complaining, even if Boston grabbed a late consolation through Jason Lee.
I remained with her during that night, she spoke sensibly, still complaining of great weariness.
In 1628 he was returned to parliament as member for the borough, and on the 11th of February 1629 he spoke in support of puritan doctrine, complaining of the attempt by the king to silence Dr Beard, who had raised his voice against the "flat popery" inculcated by Dr Alabaster at Paul's Cross.
The application of the provision as to the media of instruction gave rise to much friction, the English-speaking community complaining that instruction in Dutch was forced upon their children (see further, § History).
From him he learned that amid the rocks was a chasm communicating with purgatory, from which rose perpetually the groans of tortured souls, the hermit asserting that he had also heard the demons complaining of the efficacy of the prayers of the faithful, and especially of the monks of Cluny, in rescuing their victims. On returning home the pilgrim hastened to inform the abbot of Cluny, who forthwith set apart the 2nd of November as a day of intercession on the part of his community for all the souls in purgatory.
Horace Greeley having addressed a public letter to him complaining of "the policy you seem to be pursuing with regard to the slaves of the rebels," the president replied on the 22nd of August, saying, "My paramount object is to save the Union, and not either to save or destroy slavery.
The contents, ignoring the conflict of Jew and Gentile, complaining of worldiness and tonguereligion (cf.
I cannot remember these small-minded people complaining about John Major watching cricket or Margaret Thatcher entertaining at Chequers while Prime Minister.
The program terminated prematurely, complaining of a non unitary matrix.
Complaining is so unmanly, which is why I do it so well !
But the biggest Vetch crowd of the season could hardly go home complaining, even if Boston grabbed a late consolation through Jason Lee.
Since all the children are constantly complaining about boredom, their mother is going to assign each of them chores.
She felt bad for her brother who was recently injured, but she wished that he would stop complaining about his leg warking.
No one wants to hang out with someone that is always complaining.
Around this time Andie started complaining about her shoes.
Probably not, but who's really complaining?
He took the stage in his first solo stand up routine in 1962 and continued working up until about a week before he began complaining of heart troubles.
Good job Jack Osbourne, while other young Hollywood kids are out partying and complaining about how it's so difficult for them to lead "normal" lives, you're out fighting muggers on the streets of London.
Haim was reportedly complaining he wasn't feeling well just days before his death.
A short time later, Michaels was complaining of a severe headache and was rushed to a local hospital.
If you belong to this group, or your daughter or another family member is always complaining that her feet are cold, plush socks may just be the answer.
Once you have all of the proper outdoor gear for every member of the family, that hiking trip or ski weekend will be easy to enjoy, with nobody complaining about cold fingers or cramped ski boots.
If the individual is complaining about the cold, uncontrolled shivering, slurred speech, and/or vision problems, get them inside right away.
Controls A comparatively minor issue but something that you hear a lot of long-time PC gamers complaining about when they finally do get their hands on a controller.
Hopefully, in Gran Turismo 5, the game maker will shed the car manufacturers complaining and just incorporate damage.
For those of you complaining about owning an xbox, go get a 360.
Some of the dialog they give Ron and Harry is quite annoying, almost like they are complaining all the time.
Go back to the office waiting for call from publisher complaining the game you were creating from them wasn't as cool as X, Y or Z game… Drink more while waiting for call.
So, we trudge up to E3, complaining about what a hellhole it is, hating the train, hating the parking situation, but happy to be out of the office for the day, despite the overpriced food, the long lines and the deafening roar.
However, consumers faced with better quality and lower prices are not complaining.
By complaining loudly, hitting, or otherwise using force or noise, children may be able to get access to a toy they want, or they may be able to get peers to stop doing something obnoxious to them.
A child may begin complaining of a sore throat and within a few hours be suffering from extremely severe airway obstruction.
They also seek constant attention, and are oversensitive to failure, often complaining about multiple physical disorders.
Teachers of these age groups keep a look out for students who are scratching their heads or complaining of itching.
The action you are complaining about must have happened in the past five years.
If a mortgage broker does not find the best deal for the applicant -and there are indeed good deals to be had- the borrower is not going to be happy and may wind up complaining.
We keep very busy, but I'm not complaining.
If you visit one of the many sites that feature consumer complaints about Alteril, you will not only find that these consumers are complaining about the practices of the company but also of the ineffectiveness of the product itself.
We have received thousands of letters from people complaining about clean up challenges.
It may mean doing a chore your wife hates, giving your boyfriend a back rub, or going to your in-laws' house without complaining.
He keeps complaining about money, that he does have.
You say that your guy is complaining about money concerns and he has money.
If he has money and he is complaining, he just may be the kind of guy who is very frugal.
In turn, his complaining could just mean that his personality type is that of a pessimist.
If on the other hand, if you meant that he doesn't have money; his complaining could very well mean that he is playing on your emotions and hoping that his hints will get you to contribute to his personal fund.
In the meantime, when he starts complaining respond by empathizing with his woes, you might say something like, "that's too bad" or "sounds like you're having a tough time" and then change the topic.
Complaining brings people together to commiserate and to support each other in how miserable their situation is.
Time spent together should be positive, so avoid being negative or complaining.
As luck would have it, a fellow passenger overheard Birkin complaining about the impracticality of her Kelly Bag.
Leo does everything in a big way, so there's no use in complaining that he's spending too much money on you.
You'll never hear this couple complaining to each other about spending too much time at work or bringing work home.
The next time your kids are complaining that there isn't anything to do, pull out a few mazes, and watch their brains get to work!
It will help pass the time by more quickly, and ease tension as you travel because there will be less complaining!
June movie releases include a selection of movies targeted to kids, who are freshly out of school and already likely to be complaining of boredom, horror remakes, and long-awaited sequels.
It isn't the best idea to wait until your child is actually complaining about their feet hurting before you go shoe shopping.
The Big Apple has something for everyone and you will never have to worry about your kids complaining about being bored.
Search for the individual, the dealership or the used car lot online to see if anyone has a blog complaining about a bad experience.
Ola Ray began complaining about lack of royalty payments in the 1990s.
Despite some complaining in the press, the show was commercially successful from the first moment it premiered and continues to draw in large crowds.
At the reunion show, Jes broke up with Michaels on stage, complaining he didn't keep in touch with her during the show's hiatus and suggesting that he should have picked Heather.
The children are often shown crying or complaining when getting ready for a pageant, and the debate over these issues is frequently addressed on the show.
No mocking, arguing, complaining or blaming others.
Arthur and Fenchurch carry Marvin to the site of the final message and lift up the complaining robot to see the apology left by the creator.
Looking for a diagnosis for that itchy, red patch on your arm or those spots your spouse is complaining about?
Fined for Tweeting - In March of 2009, Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, was slapped with a $25,000 fine by the NBA for complaining about the refereeing of a particular game.
In a petition presented to the privy council in 1684, complaining of the severe treatment of Scotsmen selling linen in England, it was stated that 12,000 persons were engaged in the manufacture.
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