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  • It was an unacceptable perversion of justice.
  • The library wants to assure the Internet is not used to strengthen pedophilia or other unhealthy sexual perversions.
  • Are you asking if I ever had sex with my girlfriend? I met you, like, two hours ago. Is there something wrong with you? Are you the school pervert?
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • This tragic soul has endured a perversion of nature ... His skin was blue.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven

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  • Among other things, I hold painfully in mind a certain singular perversion and amplification of the wild air of the last waltz of Von Weber.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Fall of the House of Usher
  • A way to catch this pervert in the act.
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • I thought you were some guy, some pervert who’d … and then when you didn’t break down the door or anything . . .
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • "Hi, I’m Connie. And I don’t want you going through my things in my room. You got that?" ... [she] wore a minidress. I couldn’t help myself as I stared up at her legs. Connie stepped back, and her face turned red. "Mom, he’s a little pervert!"
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • I opened the door to the basement, and my sister and this boy were naked. ... And she screamed at me in a whisper. "Get out. You pervert."
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • They gave themselves, as the Indian did, to nature, not trying to subdue it, or pervert it, but to live with it.
    Forest Carter  --  Education of Little Tree

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  • Then there was Ross, the second guy she dated. Ross the doctor. Ross the good-looking guy. Ross the pervert. One date with him was enough, thank you very much.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • But your feelings got hurt, so you started spreading lies, and now every girl in school is talking about me like I’m some kind of pervert.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • ...it was probably some pervert that hangs out at that sick place by...
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • Go back to the early 1800s in England, before some pervert invented machinery.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • What kind of pervert are you, counting how many times we touch each other?
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • "You’re a pervert" I push her off me.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • "She’s a one-woman walking, talking, man-hating perversion of the justice system."
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • "Pervert," she said.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • Whatever perversion caused him to like her was his problem.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • Or better yet, Pervert.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • They are her unique perversions of words that are undoubtedly disturbing to hear, but she chants them in a cadence that’s somehow lulling at the same time.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • He couldn’t risk Mr. Turner catching him hanging around the girls’ room as though he was some kind of pervert or something.
    Katherine Paterson  --  Bridge to Terabithia
  • Some pervert wanting to talk about the dead preacher’s dick.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • Was it not plausible that some psychic valve in me, analogous to whatever controls the libido of a twenty-year convict or a lovelorn ape, had blown its gaskets, leaving me guiltlessly different, victim of the pressures of biological selection but nonetheless a pervert?
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Pervert.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • And what was the use, he asked, of confusing Religion with men’s perversions of it?
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • Since each of the three super-states is unconquerable, each is in effect a separate universe within which almost any perversion of thought can be safely practised.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • She had an appearance of elegance become perversion, an appearance of wise, dangerous maturity achieved by looking like a very young girl.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • The Hieros Gamos ritual is not a perversion.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • I saw in this that I, too, was tormented by a perversion of ingenuity, even while the prize was reserved for me.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • It allowed me to see a little of the mysterious world of the pervert.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • You had begun to pervert my poor Felton.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • A newly discovered photograph of Watanabe had been copied and distributed, along with a report that described him as a man "known to have perversions" who might be found "wherever thereare loose women."
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • To all of them, adult women were threatening creatures, and in two cases there was overt sexual perversion.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • Now that bad weather had come, almost no one ever sneaked away alone any more to peek through bushes like a pervert at the moldering stumps.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Isn’t there some sort of perversion in what we’re taught, some error that’s vicious and very important?
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Anyone who sees this video will discover that you’re not merely a pervert but an insane sadist.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • —Mystery; Finesse—how they pervert the understanding!
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • Something unspeakable, down on all fours perhaps, perversions, whips, mutilations?
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Justice held her ground, undisturbed and unassailed by the efforts of favour and of interest, that now so much impair, pervert, and beset her.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • When you pervert the talent God gave you by calling it a business.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • I do not make perversions.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • He was publicly labeled a pervert and his career in civil rights was effectively quashed.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • The rain seemed to be getting heavier still, and my sister was glad she had changed out of the dress she’d worn to commencement and into the leather pants and jacket that Hal had insisted on getting her despite her protests that she looked like a pervert.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • The world was full of fathers–was therefore full of misery; full of mothers–therefore of every kind of perversion from sadism to chastity; full of brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts–full of madness and suicide.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Its crew of four were ill at ease knowing that they had been brought together not of their own volition or by simple coincidence, but by some curious perversion of physics—as if relationships between people were susceptible to the same laws that governed the relationships between atoms and molecules.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • Wasn’t refusing to sell the chocolates a kind of perversion?
    Robert Cormier  --  The Chocolate War
  • This Court has already heard of the obnoxious sexual perversions practiced by these boys in darkened theatres.
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • He said, ’Jesus Christ, where did you find this thing?’ and so on, and he had to tell the other clerks about the pervert who wanted to buy the window dressing.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • Lover of an ideal or a perversion, like Jose he kills the real Carmen.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
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