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.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER 9
4 The more I read, the more I was led to abhor and detest my enslavers.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick DouglassGet Context In CHAPTER VII
5 My life has been one incessant persecution from a husband whom I abhor.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
6 I abhor psalm-singers, I hate priors, I execrate heretics, but I should detest yet more any one who should maintain the contrary.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—MOTHER INNOCENTE
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.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXVII
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.
Wuthering Heights By Emily BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXXIII
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.