1 Peste, I will do nothing of the kind; the moment they come from government you would find them execrable.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 39. The Guests.
2 That upon a quarrel among us, I was set on shore on this coast, where I walked forward, without knowing whither, till he delivered me from the persecution of those execrable Yahoos.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan SwiftContext Highlight In PART 4: CHAPTER III.
3 You have such execrable taste, my pet.
4 The trouble is, however, the execrable Bertha Coutts has not confined herself to her own experiences and sufferings.
5 Your Minister may perhaps be good as a Minister, but as a general he is not merely bad but execrable, yet to him is entrusted the fate of our whole country.
6 But the cooking deteriorated, and became execrable; the wine, which had always been bad, became fearfully bad.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 12: CHAPTER I—HISTORY OF CORINTHE FROM ITS FOUNDATION
7 So soon as he recovered himself, the poor little negro was assailed by yells and execrations from the crew.
8 It was not Sambo, however, but Legree, who was pursuing them with violent execrations.
9 He carried her in; I followed, grumbling execrations and vengeance.
10 Nancy's history was no sooner unfolded to him, than he poured forth a shower of mingled threats and execrations; threatened to make her the first victim of the combined ingenuity of Messrs.
11 He neither wept nor prayed; he cursed and defied: execrated God and man, and gave himself up to reckless dissipation.
12 They both execrated the place in very strong language, and gradually growled themselves out, and had nothing left to say.
13 It execrated him even more than it did Robespierre.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE CONSEQUENCES OF HAVING MET A WARDEN
14 It was as the ass and the lap-dog; yet surely the gentle ass whose intentions were affectionate, although his manners were rude, deserved better treatment than blows and execration.
15 De Bracy bowed low and in silence, and was about to withdraw, when the yeomen burst at once into a shout of execration and derision.