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The hills turned censors, the streams, upbraiders.
Abolitionists turn over the pages of antique denunciation, and their lymph really quickens in their veins as they read the prophetic vehemence of an Isaiah, the personality of a Nathan, the unmeasured vernacular of Luther, the satire and invective of all good upbraiders of past generations, until they reach their own, which yet waits for a future generation to make scripture and history of its speech and deeds.
"We are quite ready," they said to their upbraiders, "to admire your great works as soon as they appear, but in the meantime please allow us to enjoy what we possess."
Russia Donald Mackenzie Wallace 1880
The latter hath no upbraiders, but was raised by them that sought to be defended from oppression: whose end is both easier and the honester to satisfy.
Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter and Some Poems Ben Jonson 1605
We believe eve - ry charafter what we know it to be; and if peo - ple lived, (o that no body would believe their upbraiders, Icandal would die away, and we fhould forget the name; '• but we find that the moft worthlefs are generally the moft tenacious of what they do not deferve, which is a good name and charatter.
An interesting address to the independent part of the people of England, on libels, and the unconstitutional mode of prosecution by information ex officio, practised by the attorney general : with a view of the case of John Horne, esq., and a candid refutation of the doctrine of informations, as laid down in Blackstone's Commentaries : dedicated to all the gentlemen of the law, very useful for those worthy Englishmen who glory in trial by jury, .. 1777