without a murmur

without a murmur

if you do something without a murmur, you do it without complaining Louise was so tired that she went to bed without a murmur for once.
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He will invite the dullest of them to stay with him for quite prolonged visits, and without a murmur set apart a suite of chapters for their accommodation.
To them she was a goddess and each loved her and each hoped that he would be chosen as her mate, so they slaved for her and bore the stinging lash of her displeasure and the habitually haughty disdain of her manner without a murmur.
But I remembered that I had brought all these afflictions, in a manner wilfully, upon myself; and I determined to bear them without a murmur.
He felt calm and happy, and could have died without a murmur.
They are dextrous boatmen, vigorous and adroit with the oar and paddle, and will row from morning until night without a murmur.
If he could only have seen the Doctor again for one five minutes--have told him all that was in his heart, what he owed to him, how he loved and reverenced him, and would, by God's help, follow his steps in life and death--he could have borne it all without a murmur.
He consents without a murmur, all join in a joyful chorus, and the curtain falls upon the lovers kneeling to receive Don Pedro's blessing in attitudes of the most romantic grace.
Still it was made without a murmur, though not without a sigh.
They were stern enough to look upon her death, had that been the sentence, without a murmur at its severity, but had none of the heartlessness of another social state, which would find only a theme for jest in an exhibition like the present.
For my part, I will bear all the unhappiness without a murmur, if you will give me the heart.
Michael, when I was your age I took medicine without a murmur.
It amused her very much to hear Aunt Plenty call her forty-year-old nephew "my dear boy"; and Uncle Alec was so full of lively gossip about all creation in general, and the Aunt-hill in particular, that the detested porridge vanished without a murmur.
Miss Roseberry," she said, "I have borne without a murmur the bitterest words you could say to me.
At the slightest whisper I would now have gone out without a murmur, as though that emotion had given her the right to be obeyed.
One of his hands fell kindly on my shoulder, while the other slipped into my overcoat pocket, and I suffered him to deprive me of my weapon without a murmur.