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Sense and Sensibility
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  • He had no pleasure at Norland; he detested being in town; but either to Norland or London, he must go.
  • It makes one detest all one’s acquaintance.
  • I detest jargon of every kind, and sometimes I have kept my feelings to myself, because I could find no language to describe them in but what was worn and hackneyed out of all sense and meaning.
  • No one made any objection but Marianne, who with her usual inattention to the forms of general civility, exclaimed, "Your Ladyship will have the goodness to excuse ME—you know I detest cards.

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  • She detests politicians who make promises they don’t keep.
  • I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition.

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