The Emperor reproached the commanders in chief for every step they retired.
He reproached the soldiers for their insubordination against their officers, and the army for its rebellion against the parliament.
But at the door she stopped as if her conscience reproached her for having in her joy left the child too soon, and she glanced round.
In the same year he published Ober die Freiheit der Wissenschaft, in which he maintained the independence of science, whose goal was truth, against authority, and reproached the excessive respect for the latter in the Roman Church with the insignificant part played by the German Catholics in literature and philosophy.
Having convoked his boyars he reproached them collectively with robbing the treasury and committing acts of injustice, and he caused one of them, a Prince Shuiski who happened to be in power at the moment, to be seized by his huntsmen and torn in pieces by a pack of hounds, as a warning to others.