I was pained to hear of Rissa's death.
I would have paid for that, but you wouldn't hear of it.
He considered taking Vinnie to jail for safekeeping, but the petrified man wouldn't hear of it.
Fortunately he went to no perilous lengths; the worst we hear of is a passion for gaming.
Through Chanut, with whom she was on terms of familiarity, she came to hear of Descartes, and a correspondence which the latter nominally carried on with the ambassador was in reality intended for the eyes of the queen.