1 After some rubbing of the lower part of his face, and some looking at us with those bad eyes, over his grisly fingers, he made one more address to me, half whining, and half abusive.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
2 I, for instance, genuinely despised my official work and did not openly abuse it simply because I was in it myself and got a salary for it.
3 Anyway, take note, I did not openly abuse it.
4 Our romantic would rather go out of his mind--a thing, however, which very rarely happens--than take to open abuse, unless he had some other career in view; and he is never kicked out.
5 They have become utterly vile, and nothing on earth is viler, more loathsome, and more insulting than their abuse.
6 The Russian officer in charge of the transport lolled back in the front cart, shouting and scolding a soldier with coarse abuse.
7 Several wounded men passed along the road, and words of abuse, screams, and groans mingled in a general hubbub, then the firing died down.
8 After hearing the details of Anatole's marriage from Pierre, and giving vent to her anger against Anatole in words of abuse, Marya Dmitrievna told Pierre why she had sent for him.
9 From all sides, like the roar of the sea, were heard the rattle of wheels, the tramp of feet, and incessant shouts of anger and abuse.
10 Merry senseless words of abuse flowed freely.
11 Her weapons of scorn, coldness and abuse blunted in her hands, for nothing she could say would shame him.
12 The man became insane; he stood over me, choking me with one fist and beating me in the face with the other, hissing and chuckling and letting out a flood of abuse.
13 Whereupon Victor administered a rebuke in the form of a volley of abuse, which, owing to its rapidity and incoherence, was all but incomprehensible to Edna.
14 It is rather joy than labor to the spirit, to lift up the voice in praise; but sadly do these boys abuse their gifts.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 22
15 There was no term of abuse known to the Huron vocabulary that the disappointed women did not lavishly expend on the successful stranger.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 23