1 But there was a difference, for beneath Rhett's seeming lightness there was something malicious, almost sinister in its suave brutality.
2 There was a malicious tenderness in his voice.
3 It was entirely personal, a malicious action aimed directly at her and hers.
4 The South had been tilted as by a giant malicious hand, and those who had once ruled were now more helpless than their former slaves had ever been.
5 He had died two months before and much of the bright malicious joy of life had gone from her old eyes.
6 A slow malicious smile went over his face as he read her eyes.
7 Once she had thought that if he ever spoke those words she would humble him and make him feel her power and take a malicious pleasure in doing it.
8 At the party tonight, women would gather in corners and whisper discreetly and with malicious pleasure.
9 She realized now that though he had infuriated her with his malicious comments and roused her to heated rejoinders, he had done it because he cared what she did and said.
10 People will remember for years-- The hardness went out of his face and a malicious light danced in his eyes.
11 He was not drinking as he had formerly, becoming increasingly more polished and biting as the liquor took hold of him, saying amusing, malicious things that made her laugh in spite of herself.
12 Nor, in quite other aspects, does Nature in her least palpable but not the less malicious agencies, fail to enlist among her forces this crowning attribute of the terrible.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
13 But Radney, the mate, was ugly as a mule; yet as hardy, as stubborn, as malicious.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
14 A most malicious wag, that fellow.
15 But as if perceiving this stratagem, Moby Dick, with that malicious intelligence ascribed to him, sidelingly transplanted himself, as it were, in an instant, shooting his pleated head lengthwise beneath the boat.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.