A residence in Turkey was abhorrent to her; her religion and her feelings were alike averse to it.
You, my creator, abhor me; what hope can I gather from your fellow creatures, who owe me nothing?
I wished to see him again, that I might wreak the utmost extent of abhorrence on his head and avenge the deaths of William and Justine.
Cursed be the day, abhorred devil, in which you first saw light!
Satan had his companions, fellow devils, to admire and encourage him, but I am solitary and abhorred.’
My vices are the children of a forced solitude that I abhor, and my virtues will necessarily arise when I live in communion with an equal.
Yet even thus I loved them to adoration; and to save them, I resolved to dedicate myself to my most abhorred task.
If I were alone, would he not at times force his abhorred presence on me to remind me of my task or to contemplate its progress?
I felt the greatest ardour for virtue rise within me, and abhorrence for vice, as far as I understood the signification of those terms, relative as they were, as I applied them, to pleasure and pain alone.
I am content to suffer alone while my sufferings shall endure; when I die, I am well satisfied that abhorrence and opprobrium should load my memory.
You hate me, but your abhorrence cannot equal that with which I regard myself.
I abhorred the face of man.
I pitied Frankenstein; my pity amounted to horror; I abhorred myself.
How they would, each and all, abhor me and hunt me from the world did they know my unhallowed acts and the crimes which had their source in me!
The shutters had been thrown back, and with a sensation of horror not to be described, I saw at the open window a figure the most hideous and abhorred.
Oh, not abhorred!
They might even hate each other; the creature who already lived loathed his own deformity, and might he not conceive a greater abhorrence for it when it came before his eyes in the female form?
Clerval eagerly desired to accept this invitation, and I, although I abhorred society, wished to view again mountains and streams and all the wondrous works with which Nature adorns her chosen dwelling-places.
I perceived, as the shape came nearer (sight tremendous and abhorred!
"Thus I relieve thee, my creator," he said, and placed his hated hands before my eyes, which I flung from me with violence; "thus I take from thee a sight which you abhor.
The laughter died away, when a well-known and abhorred voice, apparently close to my ear, addressed me in an audible whisper, "I am satisfied, miserable wretch!
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She abhors violence.
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.