1 But she declared that she was the first to detest them, and then, she had reached her fierce stage of devotion.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VI—THE LITTLE CONVENT
2 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
3 Tasting a mystery resembles getting the first flavor of a scandal; sainted souls do not detest this.
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4 Beware that I do not write to you a fourth time to tell you that I detest you.
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5 So she feigned a mocking laugh and said, "Eurynome, I have changed my mind, and have a fancy to show myself to the suitors although I detest them."
6 A night will come when I shall have to yield myself to a marriage which I detest, for Jove has taken from me all hope of happiness.
7 You know how I detest it, unless I am particularly acquainted with my partner.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane AustenGet Context In Chapter 3
8 It makes one detest all one's acquaintance.
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9 I detest this mongrel time, neither day nor night.
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10 He remained immovable, with the lowering forehead she had grown to detest.
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11 The more I read, the more I was led to abhor and detest my enslavers.
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12 He would detest and despise her, for he had come almost to hate the shoving forward of the working classes.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H LawrenceGet Context In Chapter 10
13 You know I hate, detest, and can't bear a lie, not because I am straighter than the rest of us, but simply because it appalls me.
14 The allies detest Napoleon whom they regard as the cause of their sufferings.
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15 She would not have detested him so heartily had she not known that he dared to admire her.
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