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  • The women condemned her too, and looked at her contemptuously, just as though she were some loathsome insect.
  • "What’s that got to do with it?" asked the general, who loathed Ferdishenko.
  • I have loathed you every day of these three months since I last saw you.
  • He seized him by the shoulder and gazed with an intensity of loathing and revenge at him, but said nothing—as though his feelings were too strong to permit of words.
  • Nastasia Philipovna was quite capable of ruining herself, and even of perpetrating something which would send her to Siberia, for the mere pleasure of injuring a man for whom she had developed so inhuman a sense of loathing and contempt.
  • Why, if I were an angel of light, and as innocent before you as a babe, you would still loathe me if you believed that SHE loved me, instead of loving yourself.
  • This ghost had humiliated me;—nor could I bear to be subordinate to that dark, horrible force which was embodied in the form of the loathsome insect.
  • He loathed the idea of trying to answer the questions that would rise up in his heart and mind.
  • But again a loathing for all mental exertion overmastered him; he would not think it out now, he would put it off and think of something else.
  • How often during the day he had thought of this hotel with loathing—its corridor, its rooms, its stairs.
  • It was an entirely new and hitherto unknown being who now sat and laughed at him, and informed him to his face that she had never had the faintest feeling for him of any kind, except loathing and contempt—contempt which had followed closely upon her sensations of surprise and bewilderment after her first acquaintance with him.
  • I thought someone led me by the hand and showed me, by the light of a candle, a huge, loathsome insect, which he assured me was that very force, that very almighty, dumb, irresistible Power, and laughed at the indignation with which I received this information.
  • If I were to bring you to the most loathsome den, and show you the revelation of undisguised vice—you should not blush.
  • She always loathed the idea of the prince as a HUSBAND; everybody knows that.
  • I always did feel a loathing for the laws which seem to guide mamma’s conduct at times.
  • In our country it is only among the upper classes that you find unbelievers; men who have lost the root or spirit of their faith; but abroad whole masses of the people are beginning to profess unbelief—at first because of the darkness and lies by which they were surrounded; but now out of fanaticism, out of loathing for the Church and Christianity!
  • ) He looked with hate and loathing on the poverty and downfall of his family, and treated his mother with haughty contempt, although he knew that his whole future depended on her character and reputation.

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  • I make New Year’s resolutions every year and then loathe myself for breaking them.
  • I loathe that man. He ruined my life.

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