As usual, her stomach was grumbling for food.
Vinnie paced up and down, grumbling like a bear on the first day of spring.
The work by which he is known is the Fable of the Bees, published first in 1705 under the title of The Grumbling Hive, or Knaves Turn'd Honest (two hundred doggerel couplets).
Between the two extremes stood the discontented Moderates, who indulged freely in grumbling without knowing how the unsatisfactory state of things was to be remedied.
These were primarily (and compulsorily) censored by military censors on the field, but they all came through the Press Bureau, which occasionally exercised a super-censorship. The methods adopted caused constant grumbling and discontent.
After much delay and grumbling he fulfilled his bargain with Leopold and gave up Schwiebus in 1695.
"Your majesty is not perhaps aware that the most unpopular person in the parish is the relieving officer, and if the queen were to constitute herself a relieving officer for all the parishes in the kingdom she would find her money go a very little way, and she would provoke more grumbling than thanks."
It was generally observed but with much grumbling and denunciation of the chairman of the Committee, Mr. George Creel, as a " censor."
There an old maidservant was grumbling at a young girl who stood panting, having just run in through the cold from the serfs' quarters.
His disappointed ambition prompted him to take the step for which his countrymen were longing, for they too were grumbling at the withdrawal of the "presents," in other words the veiled ransom-money, which for many years they had been accustomed to receive.
Though she blamed herself for it, she could not refrain from grumbling at and worrying Sonya, often pulling her up without reason, addressing her stiffly as "my dear," and using the formal "you" instead of the intimate "thou" in speaking to her.
He paced the Bird Song nest, glancing at his watch every thirty seconds and grumbling about time being money on his Internet auctions.
The fairies promised obedience, and were off in a twinkling, dragging the heavy jars and vases along after them as well as they could, now and then grumbling a little at having such a hard task, for they were idle fairies and loved to play better than to work.
The fairies promised obedience and soon started on their journey, dragging the great glass jars and vases along, as well as they could, and now and then grumbling a little at having such hard work to do, for they were idle fairies, and liked play better than work.
It was over this Sicilian scheme, the crowning folly of the king, that public opinion at last grew so hot that the intermittent criticism and grumbling of the baronage and the nation passed into vigorous and masterful action.
He informed Dean the climbers, who were due to check out later, had left for the ice park, grumbling at the heavy accumulation of snow which was abating to a last-ditch flurry after depositing thirty inches of fluffy white.
grumbleotice, it was not " grumbling out in the open " but " in their tents " - behind closed doors.
Your army is grumbling.
If your partner's grumbling and whistling has you flipping your pillow and flailing in bed, you have two options: banish him to the basement or find a snoring solution.
If you attempt to brake and you notice that there's a low grumbling or grinding noise coming from your wheels, you should try to take your car to the nearest auto mechanic as soon as possible.
In spite of his customary grumbling to the contrary, Dean felt an unusual void in not sharing his findings with his stepfather.
They walked to the music room with Jackson grumbling "glutton for punishment" and "own worst enemy," under his breath.
Mike obeyed, and they walked through the myriad of tunnels until Elise began grumbling about the distance and Brady became disoriented.
No wonder Peter was exhorting the brethren to offer hospitality without grumbling!
exhorting the brethren to offer hospitality without grumbling!
grumbletart out grumbling about the cost; by the end of the party, you're kissing their feet.
grumblepupils (especially the ones I work with) are grumbling a bit.
grumblee grumbling sound grew louder, a chanting seemed to be born from the building roar.
grumble rumbling sounds Like a giants belly grumbling, something was wrong.
grumbleÃ§a change... Back to Top WEEKS 7, 8 & 9 At last, no grumbling about the weather!
This latest entry may have some grumbling since Fatone danced his way into teenagers' hearts when he performed with 'N Sync.
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