The ignorant began to murmur against
me, and to say that I wanted to bring the days of the corvee back again; this made me anxious to finish this important work, that they might speedily appreciate its benefits.
A| They are very reverent to the Father Ministers A| but at the same time they make fun of them, they murmur against
them, and they even sell them out.
In my 13 and one-half years at the magazine, plus four as an in-town contributing editor, I never--literally never--heard a single member of the staff criticize Priscilla, or murmur against
her in any way.
Indeed, Confucius seems to have a personal relationship with Heaven in that he prayed to Heaven and knew that Heaven can be offended: "He who is against Heaven has not none to whom he can pray." He felt that only Heaven could really understand him, and this understanding was the basis of his mission in life: "I do not murmur against
His companions on the journey began to murmur against
him, to question his origins and to criticize his teachings.
In the Pentateuch, the children of Israel murmur against
Yahweh, Moses, and Aaron throughout their wilderness wanderings (Exod.
We murmur against
the Lord when we should be praising him for his countless blessings.
Benedict taught not to murmur against
anything that might be sent," Griffin recalls in Scattered Shadows, "but to give thanks for it because it would destroy self-love, and leave the way clear for the love of God.
Greg Rusedski advanced with barely a murmur against
Austrian qualifier Jurgen Melzer, though in the interests of drama he did contrive to lose his serve in the third set.
Third Division Cowdenbeath were crushed without a murmur against
last season's beaten Cup finalists.