Complains sentence example
During his stay at the Northamptonshire village of Holdenby or Holmby - where Sir Thomas Herbert complains the green was not well kept - Charles frequently rode over to Lord Vaux's place at Harrowden, or to Lord Spencer's at Althorp, for a game, and, according to one account, was actually playing on the latter green when Cornet Joyce came to Holmby to remove him to other quarters.
He complains especially of his tutors, and in one case with abundant reason; but, by his own confession, they might have recriminated with justice, for he indulged in gay society, and kept late hours.
He complains of the busy idleness in which his time was spent; but, considering the circumstances, so adverse to study, one is rather surprised that the military student should have done so much, than that he did so little; and never probably before were so many hours of literary study spent in a tent.
Several of the deficiencies which the writer complains of in English agriculture must be placed to the account of climate, and never have been or can be supplied.
This word, he complains, should denote the heavenly food, the reasonable feast alone, and the Lord never used it of mere junketings.Advertisement
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.
Mill complains that his father often required more than could be expected of him, but his tasks were not so severe as to prevent him from growing up a healthy and high-spirited boy, though he was not constitutionally robust, and his pursuits were so different from those of other boys of the same age.
Brisson has been charged with jealousy of, if not hostility to, the great Swede, and it is true that in the preface to his Ornithologie he complains of the insufficiency of the Linnaean characters, but, when one considers how much better acquainted with birds the Frenchman was, such criticism must be allowed to be pardonable if not wholly just.
The festival was, in fact, too popular to succumb to these efforts, and it survived throughout Europe till the Reformation, and even later in France; for in 1645 Mathurin de Neure complains in a letter to Pierre Gassendi of the monstrous fooleries which yearly on Innocents' Day took place in the monastery of the Cordeliers at Antibes.
Joel complains that they were sold to the Grecians (Javan, Ionians).2 It is probable that some Hebrew and Syrian slaves were exported to the Mediterranean coasts from a very early date, and Isa.Advertisement
That he never, as Carlyle complains, gave utterance to one great thought is strictly true.
Writing to Abel Pouppin (in or about 1547) he complains that Calvin would not return his manuscript, and adds, " mihi ob earn rem moriendum esse certo scio."
He complains that much reading of the works of St Jerome had spoiled his Latin; but, as Scaliger says (Scalig er 2 a), " Erasmus's language is better than St Jerome's."
He was able to speak and write Greek, and gives evidence of familiarity alike with its prose and with its poetry; and his excellent memory - though he himself complains about it - enabled him always to bring in at the right place an appropriate, often brilliant, quotation or some historical allusion.
Now, from the outset of his Rhetoric Aristotle himself claims to be the first to distinguish between artificial evidences from arguments and other evidences which he regards as mere additions; and he complains that the composers of arts of speaking had neglected the former for the latter.Advertisement
Barlowe, in his treatise Magnetical Advertisements, printed in 1616 (p. 66), complains that "the Compasse needle, being the most admirable and usefull instrument of the whole world, is both amongst ours and other nations for the most part, so bungerly and absurdly contrived, as nothing more."
No one complains of the civil laws in Exodus or the sacrificial ritual in Leviticus, because they want the fire of Isaiah or the tenderness of Deuteronomy.
Procopius complains that he and Tribonian were always repealing old laws and enacting new ones, and accuses them of venal motives for doing so.
Thus Hincmar, archbishop of Reims, complains that not only his metropolitanate (dioecesis) but his bishopric (parochia) is divided between two realms under two kings; and this inconvenient overlapping of jurisdictions remained, in fact, very common in Europe until the readjustments of national boundaries by the territorial settlements of the 19th century.
Whenever this occupation took place, Ptolemy became master of Palestine in 312 B.C., and though, as Josephus complains, he may have disgraced his title, Soler, by momentary severity at the outset, later he created in the minds of the Jews the impression that in Palestine or in Egypt he was - in deed as well as in name - their preserver.Advertisement
Krauss complains that only he and Krafft von Delmensingen, Below's chief-of-staff, had been inspired by adequate ambitions for the attack.
The earliest mention of the name of Homer is found in a fragment of the philosopher Xenophanes (of the 6th century B.e., or possibly earlier), who complains of the false notions implanted through the teaching of Homer.
On these grounds Peter complains that, when he was setting out for the Gentiles to convert them from their worship of many gods upon earth, the Evil Power (KaKla) had sent Simon before him to make them believe that there were many gods in heaven.
The patient is deaf, but complains of ringing in the ears, which may assume various forms, especially in musical people.
Already in 1721 he complains that the buzzing in his ears disconcerts and confounds him.Advertisement
They were written before 64 B.C., for Rome was not yet known to the writer, and after 95 B.C., for the slaying of the righteous, of which the writer complains, was not perpetrated by the Maccabean princes before that date.
The uneducated mass of mankind, he complains, either " seldom reason at all," or " put passion in the place of reason," or " for want of large, sound, round-about sense " they direct their minds only to one part of the evidence, "converse with one sort of men, read but one sort of books, and will not come in the hearing of but one sort of notions, and so carve out to themselves a little Goshen in the intellectual world, where light shines, and, as they conclude, day blesses them; but the rest of the vast expansion they give up to night and darkness, and avoid coming near it."
Two of Miriam's Cadet friends said, ' She never brags or complains but instead always offers to do more.
I feel like a Yankee fan who complains because A-Rod only hit 40 homers and drives in 120 runs.
Unlike other European Social Democrats, complains Thompson, Labor has learned to love the market without reserve.Advertisement
The right claimed by the less, as a statute of 1379 complains, benefices continued to be given " to divers people of another language and of strange lands and nations, and sometimes to actual enemies of the king and of his realm, which never made residence in this same, nor cannot, may not, nor will not in any wise bear and perform the charges of the same benefice in hearing confessions, preaching or teaching the people."
Unlike other European social democrats, complains Thompson, Labor has learned to love the market without reserve.
The older generation often complains that kids today don’t have any gratitude for the advantages and privileges they’ve been given.
Also, if your child complains of physical pain during the process or is overly emotionally distraught over the whole proposition, there might be other underlying causes that need investigation.
Sometimes my boyfriend complains that they receive more attention than he does.Advertisement
While typical black drawing salves are fine for minor skin complains and treating splinters, black salves that contain bloodroot can cause serious skin burns and may not cure cancer.
Alternately, they are also excellent to have around if your child complains when cold or uncomfortable.
If your child complains about necktie wearing, try to get a male figure he looks up to to wear a tie.
These are particularly used by sufferers of digestive complains and ailments such as Crohns disease.
Politicians, experts, and parents complains about time-wasting games, Addicting Games, and Adult Video Games.Advertisement
The high number of pre-orders caused the AT&T website to crash and created problems for Apple, which had to field a number of customer complains.
The child insists on sitting up or complains of a sore throat and is drooling.
After a short period of time (one hour up to one to two days) when the patient complains of fever and muscle aches, more severe symptoms can develop.
If the child seems restless at night and complains of itching in the morning, parents should call their health-care provider to obtain a pinworm lab kit.
If a child over two complains of swallowing difficulty, a serious condition could exist and a doctor should be called.Advertisement
Parents should also call the doctor if a child is vomiting so often that he or she cannot keep fluids down, has a high fever, complains of severe abdominal pain, or shows no improvement in symptoms after 24 hours.
A physician should be called when a child complains of bone pain.
If a child with a cold or upper respiratory infection cries constantly or complains of pain in the ear, it is wise to have the ears checked by a physician.
Disorders in which an individual creates and complains of symptoms of a non-existent illness in order to assume the role of a patient (or sick role).
The child complains of either diminished, distorted or complete inability to taste food or drink.Advertisement
A doctor or other healthcare provider should be contacted whenever urination becomes painful or the voided urine is cloudy or bloody, or when a child complains of pain when voiding urine.
If a child's clothing has been wet for a long period of time or the child has been exposed to freezing temperatures, shows skin discoloration, and complains of feeling numb, the child should be seen by a doctor.
A dentist or orthodontist should be consulted if a child's teeth seem to be particularly misaligned or if a child complains of dental or jaw pain.
Your child frequently complains of feeling sick.
Noel comes into the room and asks Ben about Felicity and her time travel complains.
It's an old truism in business that for every customer who speaks up and complains, there are twenty more behind her who kept their mouth shut but walked away form the company never to return.
For example, if an employee complains about being tired, Diddy's response is, "What rhymes with tired?"
The next time your child complains about having to endure being covered head-to-toe in sunscreen before you head to the beach or pool, you can explain why sunscreen is necessary.
When Conan complains at being called "bro" by the voice, the resulting "Oh, Bro a No-No for Co-co?" became the headline for blogs and entertainment news sites covering the segment.