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abhor
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Frankenstein
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  • Shall I not then hate them who abhor me?
  • My abhorrence of this fiend cannot be conceived.
  • 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.
  • Abhorred monster!
  • 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.
    Frederick Douglass

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