He felt “doubly guilty for criticising the book” when she generously inscribed his copy.
In the old days, criticising the Queen's glossy locks would have been a head-removing offense.
It is to his candour, indeed, that we owe our materials for criticising his own proceedings.
The just ground for criticising him is, not that he attempted to do this, but that he faltered by the way.
She was actually on the verge of criticising, to Axel, the behaviour of her sisters.
On the whole, they refrained from criticising modern times or from exulting their own.
Every special performer needs the power of criticising the quality and the subject-matter of his own work.
Instead of criticising he has in most cases merely described.
A wave of exasperation swept over her—he was criticising her.
If you come to criticising, you will set me doing the same with your methods.