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express discontent

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Perhaps Soane was too modest about his achievements, and like his later commentators, repined at the derivative nature of his ideas.
Although he could quite easily have lived on the Count's charity, he chose not to; he ailed and repined unless he could breath the castle air.
Wallace, Whitman repined that they were "too extravagant .
Aguiar repined that Branco Perez's margin decreased 8% last year.
Through a recent survey completed by 1,080 students, 755 repined using their laptops daily for learning.
An anonymous observer, writing some years later, noted that the terms of the treaty "dissatisfied the slaves on the plantation very much--they repined that freedom had been granted to the rebels who have fled from their masters and committed numerous crimes where they who have remained faithful were in a much worse condition.