Except for his wife’s confinements there had never been a major operation in the family, and to him surgery was at once a miracle and an abomination of fear.
He was pitching the chill abominations into the bath-tub, pleased by the vindictiveness of that desolate flapping sound; and in the midst his wife serenely trotted in, observed serenely, "Why Georgie dear, what are you doing?
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Said they ought to ban Fanny Crosby by church law and that Rock of Ages was an abomination unto the Lord.
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
Izzy’s bobbing next to me, wrapped in so many layers she looks like the abominable snowman.