There is something wrong with his appearance; something displeasing, something downright detestable.
It was worse when it began to be clothed upon with detestable attributes; and out of the shifting, insubstantial mists that had so long baffled his eye, there leaped up the sudden, definite presentment of a fiend.
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If it’s not too late, I want to eliminate my more detestable vices before I get married.