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  • Oh, a wife may revile such a man with every silent curse she knows.†   (source)
  • The Baron darted his gaze left and right, reviled himself for coming here without his own guards, not that they'd be much use against Sardaukar.†   (source)
  • April 6 is the day white South Africans annually commemorate as the founding of their country—and Africans revile as the beginning of three hundred years of enslavement.†   (source)
  • Why, although reviled by others, could this beauty not be taken for granted within the community?†   (source)
  • Simeon Lang will be the most reviled person in this county for months to come.†   (source)
  • Don't be reviling yourself.†   (source)
  • You did your duty even when you were reviled and exiled.†   (source)
  • The City College of New York's championship basketball team, once beloved for its smart and scrappy play, was instantly reviled when it was discovered in 1951 that several players had taken mob money to shave points—intentionally missing baskets to help gamblers beat the point spread.†   (source)
  • You shout and stamp and yell that there are no gods, and then you shake your fist at the sky and revile them for not existing!†   (source)
  • "Because demons are different from us, people have tended to classify them as a generic family of creatures that should be reviled, feared, avoided, or even worshipped," he said.†   (source)
  • The crawlway was Yossarian's lifeline to outside from a plane about to fall, but Yossarian swore at it with seething antagonism, reviled it as an obstacle put there by providence as part of the plot that would destroy him.†   (source)
  • I revile you!†   (source)
  • He hated and reviled everything.†   (source)
  • The mystic parasites who have, throughout the ages, reviled the traders and held them in contempt, while honoring the beggars and the looters, have known the secret motive of their sneers: a trader is the entity they dread-a man of justice.†   (source)
  • For this, they have been reviled within the realms and thought of as less than slaves.†   (source)
  • NICK (Derisively) Oh, for God's sake .... MARTHA: ...George who is out somewhere there in the dark ....George who is good to me, and whom I revile; who understands me, and whom I push off; who can make me laugh, and I choke it back in my throat; who can hold me, at night, so that it's warm, and whom I will bite so there's blood; who keeps learning the games we play as quickly as I can change the rules; who can make me happy and I do not wish to be happy, and, yes, I do wish to be happy.†   (source)
  • He is by far the most despised and reviled president in American history.†   (source)
  • The neighbors staring down from open windows, some silent and ashamed, others barely able to contain their glee at the misfortune of a reviled minority.†   (source)
  • But his absence and his whereabouts did not seem to matter; in the same way, his devastating attractiveness made it seem of small importance that he had recently reviled Sophie and me in such an outpouring of animosity and spite that it had made us both physically ill.†   (source)
  • They blew tanks to surface, and got off with ears tingling from the pressure reduction in the hull, reviling the Survey, and tried again to get away, twice, with the same result.†   (source)
  • " 'Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you,' " said Nirriti, " 'and persecute you, and say all manner of evil things against you falsely, for my sake...' "†   (source)
  • And, with the same fervor with which they once sang His praises,
    Men now reviled Him.†   (source)
  • No, no. We revile Anastasia.   (source)
  • The seconds were ticked off in milliseconds of premeditated violence, at once accepted and reviled.†   (source)
  • Don't we have a cheerful, simple morality here in Western Civilization: expect perfection, and revile the missed mark!†   (source)
  • The grotesquely uniformed corpse of Carlos the Jackal kept crashing back and forth into the steel bars of the gate, his dark features twisted in hate, his eyes two glass orbs reviling death as it overtook him.†   (source)
  • I will say, I think it passing odd that I am loved by one for a kindness I never did, and reviled by so many for my finest act.†   (source)
  • What did matter was that everyone thought it existed, and that was much worse, for there was no object or text to ridicule or refute, to accuse, criticize, attack, amend, hate, revile, spit at, rip to shreds, trample upon or burn up.†   (source)
  • A man might take a look, when a new-comer would push him on, and take his place, to be in turn pushed on—and there were laughter and ribaldry and revilements, all for the Nazarene.†   (source)
  • Uncle Willie reviled Drummer by the hour.†   (source)
  • But he didn't start out by condemning or reviling.†   (source)
  • I won't revile any more, it is senseless, I could drop down and never rise up again.†   (source)
  • You sowed strife abroad, you reviled The King to the King of France, to the Pope, Raising up against him false opinions.†   (source)
  • Jesus-of-Nazareth Gant, mocked, reviled, spat upon, and imprisoned for the sins of others, but nobly silent, preferring death rather than cause pain to the woman he loves.†   (source)
  • Viracocha is the Universal God, the creator of all things; and yet, in the legends of his appearances upon the earth, he is shown wandering as a beggar, in rags and reviled.†   (source)
  • Must go, must sleep, must wake, must get up—sober, merciful word which we pretend to revile, which we press tight to our hearts, without which we should be undone.†   (source)
  • Thereupon his father abused him and reviled him and cried, "Woe to thee, thou son of adultery and nursling of abomination!†   (source)
  • Now that I have reviled you for the blow that sent me staggering among peelings and crumblings and old scraps of meat, I will record in words of one syllable how also under your gaze with that compulsion on me I begin to perceive this, that and the other.†   (source)
  • He went away followed by threats and curses and revilings from our man.†   (source)
  • Haven't the ignorant, narrow-minded curs reviled me as an enemy of the people?†   (source)
  • They revile me as lacking in passion, in feeling, in manhood.†   (source)
  • 'I neither revile nor threaten,' rejoined the man.†   (source)
  • "Down with such dishonesty," says the creditor in triumph, and reviles his sinking enemy.†   (source)
  • They had no heart to grin, or even to revile me; but I believe they thought me gone mad—with fright, maybe.†   (source)
  • And yet he felt that, however he might revile and mock her image, his anger was also a form of homage.†   (source)
  • What you would like to revile as the disjuncture of speech and life is nothing more than a higher unity in beauty's crown, and I have no fear which side high-minded youth will always take in a struggle where the choice is between literature and barbarism.†   (source)
  • It took Johansen, insulting and reviling the poor wretch, fully ten minutes to get him started again.†   (source)
  • Martin was reviled for persecuting her.†   (source)
  • 'Being reviled we bless; being persecuted we suffer it; being defamed we entreat; we are made as the filth of the world, and as the offscouring of all things unto this day.'†   (source)
  • But the moment Herr Settembrini introduced the word "justice" into the conversation, recommending that high principle as the means by which to prevent catastrophes, both domestic and foreign, Naphta—who only a moment before had declared the spiritual as too good ever to find earthly expression worthy of it—endeavored to cast doubt on the very notion of the spiritual and to revile it.†   (source)
  • in heaven; ever to be shut off from the presence of God, never to enjoy the beatific vision; ever to be eaten with flames, gnawed by vermin, goaded with burning spikes, never to be free from those pains; ever to have the conscience upbraid one, the memory enrage, the mind filled with darkness and despair, never to escape; ever to curse and revile the foul demons who gloat fiendishly over the misery of their dupes, never to behold the shining raiment of the blessed spirits; ever to cry out of the abyss of fire to God for an instant, a single instant, of respite from such awful agony, never to receive, even for an instant, God's pardon; ever to suffer, never to enjoy; ever to be damned†   (source)
  • In the Department of Bio-Physics, the good-natured chief was reviled and envied by his own assistant.†   (source)
  • —No honourable and sincere man, said Stephen, has given up to you his life and his youth and his affections from the days of Tone to those of Parnell, but you sold him to the enemy or failed him in need or reviled him and left him for another.†   (source)
  • Was it not the least that one could do to swear at one's ease and revile the name of God a little, on so fine a day, in such good company as dignitaries of the church and loose women?†   (source)
  • Many a warrior had been known to bring his own sufferings to a more speedy termination, by taunting reproaches and reviling language, when he found that his physical system was giving way under the agony of sufferings produced by a hellish ingenuity that might well eclipse all that has been said of the infernal devices of religious persecution.†   (source)
  • Thou didst not come down from the Cross when they shouted to Thee, mocking and reviling Thee, "Come down from the cross and we will believe that Thou art He."†   (source)
  • John no one thwarted, much less punished; though he twisted the necks of the pigeons, killed the little pea-chicks, set the dogs at the sheep, stripped the hothouse vines of their fruit, and broke the buds off the choicest plants in the conservatory: he called his mother "old girl," too; sometimes reviled her for her dark skin, similar to his own; bluntly disregarded her wishes; not unfrequently tore and spoiled her silk attire; and he was still "her own darling."†   (source)
  • It did touch me to a sort of tenderness to see the gallant way she met her lot—cursing and reviling all the crowd that gaped and gazed around her, whilst the flames licked upward toward her face and catched her thin locks and crackled about her old gray head—cursing them!†   (source)
  • It was beautiful to behold the many-yoked grain and cotton wagons crawling over the country roads: one could hear their axles, complaining a mile away, coming nearer, till with shouts and yells and bad words they climbed up the steep incline and plunged on to the hard main road, carter reviling carter.†   (source)
  • —has not to this day paid her for the half-dozen linen shirts she made him and drove her roughly away, stamping and reviling her, on the pretext that the shirt collars were not made like the pattern and were put in askew.†   (source)
  • Our family has done her quite enough injury already, I think, and may leave off reviling her now she's down.†   (source)
  • The poor, as we have already said, whom she sought out to be the objects of her bounty, often reviled the hand that was stretched forth to succour them.†   (source)
  • Still, among the various excesses to which human nature is subject, moralists have never numbered that of being too fond of the people who openly revile us.†   (source)
  • I will not revile you like a Delaware or a Mohican; for my gifts are a white man's gifts, and not an Indian's; and boasting in battle is no part of a Christian warrior; but I may say here, all alone by myself, that you are little better than so many men from the town shooting at robins in the orchards.†   (source)
  • I cannot do the thing myself, for my traditions forbid a dying warrior to revile his persecutors, but the gifts of a Red-skin are different.†   (source)
  • MARGARET (returning home)
    How scornfully I once reviled,
    When some poor maiden was beguiled!†   (source)
  • I am reviled or threatened every day by one man or another,' said Ralph; 'but things roll on just the same, and I don't grow poorer either.'†   (source)
  • in cold nights, would give up his tattered blanket to add to the comfort of some woman who shivered with sickness, and who filled the baskets of the weaker ones in the field, at the terrible risk of coming short in his own measure,—and who, though pursued with unrelenting cruelty by their common tyrant, never joined in uttering a word of reviling or cursing,—this man, at last, began to have a strange power over them; and, when the more pressing season was past, and they were allowed again their Sundays for their own use, many would gather together to hear from him of Jesus.†   (source)
  • for Heaven's sake!" said Rebecca; "stay, though it be to curse and to revile me—thy presence is yet some protection."†   (source)
  • One of the men who was holding her turned away his face, and for this humanity he was reviled and flogged.†   (source)
  • They bore the trying spectacle in silence, until the mysterious visitor was at a safe distance; when they burst into pebbles and yells, and likewise into reviling dances, and in all respects buried the pipe of peace with so many savage ceremonies, that, if Mr Cripples had been the chief of the Cripplewayboo tribe with his war-paint on, they could scarcely have done greater justice to their education.†   (source)
  • I see you can say nothing in the first place, you are faint still, and have enough to do to draw your breath; in the second place, you cannot yet accustom yourself to accuse and revile me, and besides, the flood-gates of tears are opened, and they would rush out if you spoke much; and you have no desire to expostulate, to upbraid, to make a scene: you are thinking how TO ACT — TALKING you consider is of no use.†   (source)
  • We left the adverse bands watching one another on the opposite banks of the stream, each endeavouring to excite its enemy to some act of indiscretion, by the most reproachful taunts and revilings.†   (source)
  • Upon the slightest and most unreasonable pretences, as well as upon accusations the most absurd and groundless, their persons and property were exposed to every turn of popular fury; for Norman, Saxon, Dane, and Briton, however adverse these races were to each other, contended which should look with greatest detestation upon a people, whom it was accounted a point of religion to hate, to revile, to despise, to plunder, and to persecute.†   (source)
  • And suddenly I have a frightful longing to revile God aloud, and so I begin, and then they come crowding back to me, delighted, and seize me again and I cross myself again and they all draw back.†   (source)
  • She compared the cool and the pines of the Kangra and Kulu hills with the dust and the mangoes of the South; she told a tale of some old local Gods at the edge of her husband's territory; she roundly abused the tobacco which she was then smoking, reviled all Brahmins, and speculated without reserve on the coming of many grandsons.†   (source)
  • The truth was, that the little Puritans, being of the most intolerant brood that ever lived, had got a vague idea of something outlandish, unearthly, or at variance with ordinary fashions, in the mother and child, and therefore scorned them in their hearts, and not unfrequently reviled them with their tongues.†   (source)
  • Yielding to this rising tumult, the men drew back a little, signifying to the females that they left the captive, for a time, in their hands, it being a common practice on such occasions for the women to endeavor to throw the victim into a rage by their taunts and revilings, and then to turn him suddenly over to the men in a state of mind that was little favorable to resisting the agony of bodily suffering.†   (source)
  • She might, not unreasonably, have supposed herself beneath the reach of any arrogance, or bad humour; but it happened that the lady and daughter were both out of temper that day, and the poor girl came in for her share of their revilings.†   (source)
  • But attempt nothing heedlessly—I didn't expect you'd quit the lake, while my matter remained in unsartainty, but remember, Sarpent, that no torments that Mingo ingenuity can invent, no ta'ntings and revilings; no burnings and roastings and nail-tearings, nor any other onhuman contrivances can so soon break down my spirit, as to find that you and Hist have fallen into the power of the inimy in striving to do something for my good.†   (source)
  • She has despised me—repulsed me—reviled me—And wherefore should I offer up for her whatever of estimation I have in the opinion of others?†   (source)
  • Unable to restrain their fury, the women broke into the circle in a body, and commenced their attack by loading the captive with the most bitter revilings.†   (source)
  • "And a brave addition to the kingdom of Satan," said De Bracy; "this comes of reviling saints and angels, and ordering images of holy things and holy men to be flung down on the heads of these rascaille yeomen."†   (source)
  • For I dare say there was never gentlewoman reviled man in so foul a manner as I have rebuked him; and at all times he gave me goodly and meek answers again.†   (source)
  • Paris is transported to his bedchamber, where Helen is lured by a goddess; she reviles his cowardice but he ends up persuading her to make love.†   (source)
  • No—and when some other brother-in-law or sister would revile me, or if my mother-in-law spoke to me bitterly— but Priam never did, being as mild as my own father—you would bring her round with your kind heart and gentle speech.†   (source)
  • , despite, Measle, disease, Medled, mingled, Medley, melee, general encounter, Meiny, retinue, Mickle, much, Minever, ermine, Mischieved, hurt, Mischievous, painful, Miscorr fort, discomfort, Miscreature, unbeliever, Missay, revile,; missaid, Mo, more, More and less, rich and poor, Motes, notes on a horn, Mount~ lance, amount of, extent, Much, great, Naked, unarmed, Namely, especially, Ne, nor, Near-hand, nearly,; near, Needly, needs, on your own compulsion, Nesh, soft, tender, Nigh-hand, nearly, Nill, will not, Nilt, will not, Nis, ne is, is not, Nist, ne wist, knew not†   (source)
  • Paris and Menelaos: what Paris is reviled for is that he was a guest in Menelaos' house when he took Helen; he broke the bonds of hospitality, the sacred obligation of fair dealing between guest and host that was supervised by no less an Olympian than Zeus.17 Seen as a failure of social exchange, Agamemnon's refusal to return Khryseis in Book I replays the rape of Helen: the loss of a woman deaf to the gods brings about an intolerable loss of honor and then great destruction.†   (source)
  • His aim was to explain and defend Americanisms, and so shut off the storm of English reviling, and he succeeded in producing one of the most thoughtful and persuasive essays on the subject ever written.†   (source)
  • I want patience, said he, with those who, without wit to enliven or learning to instruct, revile an ennobling profession which, saving the reverence due to the Deity, is the greatest power for happiness upon the earth.†   (source)
  • [59] He confined his glossary to archaic English words surviving in America, and sought only to prove that they had come down "from our remotest ancestry" and were thus undeserving of the reviling [Pg032] lavished upon them by English critics†   (source)
  • [5] [Pg066] Thousands of other young Americans like him were growing up at the same time—youngsters filled with a vast impatience of all precedent and authority, revilers of all that had come down from an elder day, incorrigible libertarians†   (source)
  • To revile, mock, or pitty, is to Dishonour.†   (source)
  • Goody Seagrim then began to revile her daughter afresh.†   (source)
  • To whom
    The gracious Judge without revile replied.†   (source)
  • 22:28 Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy people.†   (source)
  • And did not she herself revile me there?†   (source)
  • For I dare say there was never gentlewoman reviled man in so foul a manner as I have rebuked him; and at all times he gave me goodly and meek answers again.†   (source)
  • Here one curses her and calls her capricious, fickle, and immodest, there another condemns her as frail and frivolous; this pardons and absolves her, that spurns and reviles her; one extols her beauty, another assails her character, and in short all abuse her, and all adore her, and to such a pitch has this general infatuation gone that there are some who complain of her scorn without ever having exchanged a word with her, and even some that bewail and mourn the raging fever of jealousy, for which she never gave anyone cause, for, as I have already said, her misconduct was known before her passion.†   (source)
  • To which, I hope, I may answer, In Heaven; there we shall unchristian and unbrotherly differences will find a period; there we shall embrace many a sinner, that here we think it a dishonour to converse with; & perceive many a heart we have broken here with censures, reproachings, & revilings, made whole again by the balm of the same Redeemer's blood.†   (source)
  • The poor man, who bore on his face many more visible marks of the indignation of his wife, stood in silent astonishment at this accusation; which the reader will, I believe, bear witness for him, had greatly exceeded the truth; for indeed he had not struck her once; and this silence being interpreted to be a confession of the charge by the whole court, they all began at once, una voce, to rebuke and revile him, repeating often, that none but a coward ever struck a woman.†   (source)
  • Remember with what mild
    And gracious temper he both heard, and judged,
    Without wrath or reviling; we expected
    Immediate dissolution, which we thought
    Was meant by death that day; when lo!†   (source)
  • Other language of the Passions I find none: for Cursing, Swearing, Reviling, and the like, do not signifie as Speech; but as the actions of a tongue accustomed.†   (source)
  • Jones contented himself however with a negative punishment, and walked off with his new comrades, leaving the guide to the poor revenge of cursing and reviling him; in which latter the landlord joined, saying, "Ay, ay, he is a pure one, I warrant you.†   (source)
  • He does not therein deny, that there be Covenants; and that they are sometimes broken, sometimes kept; and that such breach of them may be called Injustice, and the observance of them Justice: but he questioneth, whether Injustice, taking away the feare of God, (for the same Foole hath said in his heart there is no God,) may not sometimes stand with that Reason, which dictateth to every man his own good; and particularly then, when it conduceth to such a benefit, as shall put a man in a condition, to neglect not onely the dispraise, and revilings, but also the power of other men.†   (source)
  • His brother, therefore, no sooner mentioned the marriage of his nephew with Miss Miller, than he exprest the utmost satisfaction; and when the father had very bitterly reviled his son, and pronounced sentence of beggary upon him, the uncle began in the following manner: "If you was a little cooler, brother, I would ask you whether you love your son for his sake or for your own.†   (source)
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