MALICE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of malice
Definition:
n. enmity of heart; malevolence; ill will; spirit delighting in harm or misfortune to another
Example:
I detected a suggestion of malice in his remarks.
Sentence in Classic:
While he was still repeating the CONFITEOR amid the indulgent laughter of his hearers and while the scenes of that malignant episode were still passing sharply and swiftly before his mind he wondered why he bore no malice now to those who had tormented him.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
His manner varies from genial bullying when he is in a good humor to stormy petulance when anything goes wrong; but he is so entirely frank and void of malice that he remains likeable even in his least reasonable moments.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
I had never doubted his meanness, his craft and malice; but I fully comprehended now, for the first time, what a base, unrelenting, and revengeful spirit, must have been engendered by this early, and this long, suppression.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
He talked of miseries which his wife had brought upon him; of the rebellious disposition, vice, malice, and premature bad passions of you his only son, who had been trained to hate him; and left you, and your mother, each an annuity of eight hundred pounds.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
But in neither of these dangers are you left without a defence; since you may meet the one by ascribing the charge to the malice of your accuser, and the other by alleging that the witness his been forced by torture to say what is untrue.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Never did I see such baffled malice on a face; and never, I trust, shall such ever be seen again by mortal eyes.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
She had in truth no abstract propensity to malice: she did not dislike Lily because the latter was brilliant and predominant, but because she thought that Lily disliked her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Sometimes coming out of her fragrant bath all warm and enervated, she would fall to musing on the nothingness of life, the sorrow, the labour, the malice of it.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
He had an air of utter assurance, of displeasing insolence about him, and there was a twinkle of malice in his bold eyes as he stared at Scarlett, until finally, feeling his gaze, she looked toward him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Then the blood ran cold in her heart with spite and malice, to see that Snowdrop still lived; and she dressed herself up again, but in quite another dress from the one she wore before, and took with her a poisoned comb.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
The treasurer took a fancy to be jealous of his wife, from the malice of some evil tongues, who informed him that her grace had taken a violent affection for my person; and the court scandal ran for some time, that she once came privately to my lodging.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context