1 The heavy hominy stuck in her throat like glue and never before had the mixture of parched corn and ground-up yams that passed for coffee been so repulsive.
2 But the idea of returning to that room where she had spent so many nightmare hours was repulsive to her.
3 Now that the repulsive word had been said, she felt somehow easier and hope awoke in her again.
4 It had all been one of his repulsive drunken jests.
5 He would have been repulsive if his face had not been so kindly and happy.
6 The fact that a black scoundrel is allowed to live and utter such loathsome and repulsive calumnies is a volume of evidence as to the wonderful patience of Southern whites.
7 So long as we have wage slavery," answered Schliemann, "it matters not in the least how debasing and repulsive a task may be, it is easy to find people to perform it.
8 IN the central portion of the great North American Continent there lies an arid and repulsive desert, which for many a long year served as a barrier against the advance of civilisation.
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9 Afraid of that strange, hostile, slightly repulsive thing that he had been to her, a man.
10 She had not spirits to notice her in more than a few repulsive looks, but she felt her as a spy, and an intruder, and an indigent niece, and everything most odious.
11 It was answered by another Jew: younger than Fagin, but nearly as vile and repulsive in appearance.
12 Mary was not so repulsive and unsisterly as Elizabeth, nor so inaccessible to all influence of hers; neither was there anything among the other component parts of the cottage inimical to comfort.
13 He was, as the inspector had said, extremely dirty, but the grime which covered his face could not conceal its repulsive ugliness.
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14 As I turn over the pages, I see my notes upon the repulsive story of the red leech and the terrible death of Crosby, the banker.
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15 But, let us avow it, this idea, which seemed natural at the first blush, appeared to him after a moment's reflection, as strange, impossible, and almost repulsive.
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