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  • I disagree with his ideas, but feel no animus towards him.
  • Calming down, he abandoned McGuire finally and let his animus spread out and embrace in a general way all the multifarious sins and failings of the North: its arrogance, its hypocritical claim to moral superiority.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • If you could capture the animus, the soul in another form . Well, you’ve told me .
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • Ever express any animus against him?
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express

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  • Such is my animus and so inexorable my hands that all the gods upon Olympos could not in any case deflect or turn them.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • Several other women also chimed in, with an animus which none of them would have been so fatuous as to show but for the rollicking evening they had passed.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • With an animus?
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • You left me for all the right reasons, and I accepted your leaving without animus for likeminded reasons.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Dorothea had observed the animus with which Will’s part in the painful story had been recalled more than once; but she had uttered no word, being checked now, as she had not been formerly in speaking of Will, by the consciousness of a deeper relation between them which must always remain in consecrated secrecy.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • And on a much more personal level, he must negotiate the animus between Attorney General Bobby Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon Johnson, who despise each other.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy

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  • You found a way to transfer your animus into a machine?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • There are rare moments in life when the intensity of a buried emotion one has felt toward another person—a repressed animus or a wild love—comes heaving to the surface of consciousness with immediate clarity; sometimes it is like a bodily cataclysm, ever unforgettable.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
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