But Bill knew Barber Sam and he had presence of mind enough to couch his expostulatory reply in the most obsequious terms.
De Launay, if you love me, do not look at me with so expostulatory an air!
“Richard drills six hours a day, rain or shine,” she said, with an expostulatory accent on the numeral.
It was long, and all expostulatory why she pronounced her to be damned; and said many odd things.
There I wrote to Wagner an expostulatory letter, alluding to a couple of plays with which we were both familiar, viz.
Her letters were exposed, her expostulatory verses read at clubs and taverns, and the unhappy Sappho toasted in derision.
Columbus wrote on October 20 an expostulatory letter to Roldan.
In all the years of their acquaintance he had never known the Commandant in an expostulatory vein.
Eve made a deprecating and expostulatory noise with her tongue against her upper teeth.
But the moment her minois mutin meets my eye, expostulatory words crowd to my lips.