1 Thus I relieve thee, my creator," he said, and placed his hated hands before my eyes, which I flung from me with violence; "thus I take from thee a sight which you abhor.
2 My vices are the children of a forced solitude that I abhor, and my virtues will necessarily arise when I live in communion with an equal.
3 I abhor every common-place phrase by which wit is intended; and 'setting one's cap at a man,' or 'making a conquest,' are the most odious of all.
4 The more I read, the more I was led to abhor and detest my enslavers.
5 My life has been one incessant persecution from a husband whom I abhor.
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6 I abhor psalm-singers, I hate priors, I execrate heretics, but I should detest yet more any one who should maintain the contrary.
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7 Yet even thus I loved them to adoration; and to save them, I resolved to dedicate myself to my most abhorred task.
8 Clerval eagerly desired to accept this invitation, and I, although I abhorred society, wished to view again mountains and streams and all the wondrous works with which Nature adorns her chosen dwelling-places.
9 The shutters had been thrown back, and with a sensation of horror not to be described, I saw at the open window a figure the most hideous and abhorred.
10 I pitied Frankenstein; my pity amounted to horror; I abhorred myself.
11 To agitate him thus deeply, by a resistance he so abhorred, was cruel: to yield was out of the question.
12 Mr. Heathcliff started; his eye rapidly surveyed our faces, Catherine met it with her accustomed look of nervousness and yet defiance, which he abhorred.
13 Now she had mastered him and he abhorred her.
14 Mr. Duffy abhorred anything which betokened physical or mental disorder.
15 He withheld his hand, and shrank away averse from the abhorred service, and hid himself blindly in the dark.