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M. Roland was urged to present to the throne a most earnest letter of expostulation and advice.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Never, indeed, without persuasion on the part of his employer and expostulation on his own, did he consent to half-bind a book.
Mr. Tyrold forbore to chagrin him with any strong expostulation, and he returned, therefore, to Cleves in full glee.Camilla|Fanny Burney
Expostulation was not of the slightest use, and sometimes it was all Richard could do to keep his hands off her.
It is no longer strong condemnation, but gentle expostulation; not dark threatening now, but tender pleading.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of Matthew|John Monro Gibson