Could one never do the simplest, the most harmless thing, without subjecting one’s self to some odious conjecture?
But the odious things were there, and remained with her.
She had no tolerance for scenes which were not of her own making, and it was odious to her that her husband should make a show of himself before the servants.
The name, made more odious by its diminutive, obtruded itself on Lily’s thoughts like a leer.
"It is only because I am tired and have such odious things to think about," she kept repeating; and it seemed an added injustice that petty cares should leave a trace on the beauty which was her only defence against them.
She was in an odious mood when she came here, but Lawrence’s turning up put her in a good humour, and if you’d only let her think he came for HER it would have never occurred to her to play you this trick.
"Please let us drop the subject, Carry: it’s too odious to me."
You stupid dear, why do you say such odious things to me?
She could not have remained in New York without repaying the money she owed to Trenor; to acquit herself of that odious debt she might even have faced a marriage with Rosedale; but the accident of placing the Atlantic between herself and her obligations made them dwindle out of sight as if they had been milestones and she had travelled past them.
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Though they think the country’s government is odious, they’re unwilling to help topple it for fear of the consequences.