Yet I ought not to grumble
at my salary,--I am quite satisfied with it; it is sufficient.
Now I come to think of it, I have heard some people grumble most savagely when doing it.
He won't grumble at a hundred a year pocket-money then.
They said Dog-Tooth was different from other men and second only to God that Big-Fat kept in his taboo house, and Dog-Tooth said so, too, and wanted to know who were they to grumble about how many wives he took.
And again his song was as fire to us, and we forgot to grumble.
When I remember that I was once an apprentice at a pastry-cook's--when I think of the gallons of turtle-soup that this hand has stirred up in a jolly hot kitchen--and when I find myself mixing bones and hot water for soup, and turning into ice as fast as I can; if I wasn't of a cheerful disposition I should feel inclined to grumble
I don't wish to keep you a prisoner at home,' I replied; 'I should not grumble
at your staying whole months away - if you can be happy so long without me - provided I knew you were safe; but I don't like the idea of your being there among your friends, as you call them.
will leave his post to devote his time and energies to personal interests.
The poor beetles are working hard to clean up the mess left by mammals and these flowers are fooling them," Gill grumbles
Sir Alec has a gift for deft description, and it's a pleasure to vicariously share this Englishman's civilized company as he grumbles
over sloppy BBC radio announcers, suffers the infirmities of old age (his own and his wife's), travels to France and Italy, reads many books, views many paintings, has gloomy thoughts on football (soccer) hooligans (``I almost feel the nation is trying to commit suicide'') or is transfixed by nature: ``The all-too-close noise of traffic from the new A3 vibrates around the house; and yet when I stand by the pond I feel that the fish, slowly swimming up and down, create a deep silence which even the songs of blackbird and thrush hardly penetrate.
, "Just what I need, another little bald guy.
When you buy a seal penis, you don't know what it is," grumbles
Anybody who grumbles
that today's youths lack patriotism probably hasn't talked to the students at Christopher Columbus Middle School lately.
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I'm better at figuring out volcanoes than people and politics,'' Harry grumbles