reproach for

reproach someone for something

to rebuke or censure someone for something. She reproached ferry for gambling away all their money. She reproached herself mercilessly for her failure.
See also: reproach
References in classic literature ?
And again, he need not make himself uneasy at incurring a reproach for those vices without which the state can only be saved with difficulty, for if everything is considered carefully, it will be found that something which looks like virtue, if followed, would be his ruin; whilst something else, which looks like vice, yet followed brings him security and prosperity.
Thus, Jesus could be spared reproach for these later developments, while Paul was blamed for being anti-sexual or anti-woman, or for turning against his own people.
Few famous social historians escape at least an occasional reproach for overlooking or misreading the law, a subject without which, the author argues, we cannot read the habits of the past.