Critiquing the critics, Steinberg chides
even the artist for occasionally indulging in trite sexual jokes as if inspired by the commentators' banalities.
The only consolation for Bush may be that if Al Gore chides
him for endorsing discrimination, he can chide
Al Gore for hypocrisy in pretending to be a true supporter of religious liberty.
Robert Ornstein's discussion of Shakespearean character, in what might be seen as futile resistance against the tides of contemporary theory, particularly psychoanalytic, rightly chides
us that the farther we stray from the play itself, the more we leave behind the very things that continue to attract audiences and scholars to Shakespeare.
She takes issue with Lawrence and Jeanne Fawtier Stone's findings about an "open elite" and patriarchy and chides
Beckett for ignoring women and Cannadine for concentrating excessively on status, wealth, and power instead of people.
Instead, he recognizes that the principal purpose of nuclear weapons is to discourage the other side from using nuclear weapons as well as to damp down potential conflicts that might escalate into conventional and then into nuclear wars, and he justifiably chides
the proponents of "flexible response"--gradual escalation from conventional weapons to "tactical" nuclear weapons to larger-scale nuclear exchanges--for not thinking seriously about where flexibility can lead.
Raytheon for "Run-out-the-Clock" Approach;
When it snows in Nazareth, Joseph chides
Jesus for making it happen through prayer.
those who scoff at her small sacrifices (such as folding the mantles that the other sisters had forgotten) as "spiritual snobs
In that remarkable essay, Heron chides
his London colleagues for their obtuseness, refers to Clement Greenberg's "brilliant Partisan Review articles," and exhibits a profound formal astuteness and an unusual ability to rethink his premises.