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wrath
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

24 uses
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Definition
extreme anger or angry punishment
  • In the meantime, wrath had succeeded to impatience.
    1.1.1 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 1 — The Grand Hall (89% in)
  • At that moment, the tapestry of the dressing-room, which we have described above, was raised, and afforded passage to a personage, the mere sight of whom suddenly stopped the crowd, and changed its wrath into curiosity as by enchantment.
    1.1.1 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 1 — The Grand Hall (93% in)
  • Let the reader picture to himself a series of visages presenting successively all geometrical forms, from the triangle to the trapezium, from the cone to the polyhedron; all human expressions, from wrath to lewdness; all ages, from the wrinkles of the new-born babe to the wrinkles of the aged and dying; all religious phantasmagories, from Faun to Beelzebub; all animal profiles, from the maw to the beak, from the jowl to the muzzle.
    1.1.5 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 5 — Quasimodo (19% in)
  • Quasimodo was surrounded, seized, garroted; he roared, he foamed at the mouth, he bit; and had it been broad daylight, there is no doubt that his face alone, rendered more hideous by wrath, would have put the entire squad to flight.
    1.2.4 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 4 — The Inconveniences of Following.... (87% in)
  • Cut-throat, yes; cutpurse, no." Gringoire tried to slip in some excuse between these curt words, which wrath rendered more and more jerky.
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (67% in)
  • ...on its ruins three sorts of lesions, all three of which cut into it at different depths; first, time, which has insensibly notched its surface here and there, and gnawed it everywhere; next, political and religious revolution, which, blind and wrathful by nature, have flung themselves tumultuously upon it, torn its rich garment of carving and sculpture, burst its rose windows, broken its necklace of arabesques and tiny figures, torn out its statues, sometimes because of their mitres,...
    1.3.1 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 1 — Notre-Dame (36% in)
  • Only now and then did his single eye cast a sly and wrathful glance upon the bonds with which he was loaded.
    1.6.1 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 1 — An Impartial Glance at.... (56% in)
  • The reply matched the question so little that the wild laugh began to circulate once more, and Messire Robert exclaimed, red with wrath,— "Are you mocking me also, you arrant knave?"
    1.6.1 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 1 — An Impartial Glance at.... (85% in)
  • Neither his blood, which did not cease to flow, nor the blows which redoubled in fury, nor the wrath of the torturer, who grew excited himself and intoxicated with the execution, nor the sound of the horrible thongs, more sharp and whistling than the claws of scorpions.
    1.6.4 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 4 — A Tear for a Drop of Water (44% in)
  • But wrath, hatred, despair, slowly lowered over that hideous visage a cloud which grew ever more and more sombre, ever more and more charged with electricity, which burst forth in a thousand lightning flashes from the eye of the cyclops.
    1.6.4 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 4 — A Tear for a Drop of Water (68% in)
  • Wrath and spite suffocate him.
    1.6.4 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 4 — A Tear for a Drop of Water (90% in)
  • He bit his lips and his wrath was drowned in a crimson flush.
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (84% in)
  • Any one who could have beheld at that moment the captain's inflamed countenance, his leap backwards, so violent that he disengaged himself from the grip which held him, the proud air with which he clapped his hand on his swordhilt, and, in the presence of this wrath the gloomy immobility of the man in the cloak,—any one who could have beheld this would have been frightened.
    2.7.7 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 7 — The Mysterious Monk (63% in)
  • He saw her gesture of wrath, and understood the reproach.
    2.9.4 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 4 — Earthenware and Crystal (83% in)
  • "Begone, monster! begone assassin!" she said, in a voice which was low and trembling with wrath and terror.
    2.9.6 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 6 — Continuation of the Key to.... (20% in)
  • The priest, who was overwhelming the deaf man with gestures of wrath and reproach, made the latter a violent sign to retire.
    2.9.6 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 6 — Continuation of the Key to.... (77% in)
  • "The plan!" repeated Claude in wrath.
    2.10.1 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 1 — Gringoire Has Many Good.... (93% in)
  • A sound of wrath and grief followed the first cries of triumph among the besiegers.
    2.10.4 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 4 — An Awkward Friend (87% in)
  • It was seized with shame, and the wrath of having been held so long in check before a church by a hunchback.
    2.10.4 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 4 — An Awkward Friend (96% in)
  • This was one of those fits of wrath which are allowed to take their course.
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (16% in)
  • Clemency is a fine, royal virtue, which turns aside the currents of wrath.
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (35% in)
  • "Yes, indeed!" said the king in a low voice, all pale and trembling with wrath.
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (92% in)
  • This eruption having passed, he returned to his seat, and said with cold and concentrated wrath,— "Here, Tristan!
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (94% in)
  • He reflected that the archdeacon had done this thing, and the wrath of blood and death which it would have evoked in him against any other person, turned in the poor deaf man, from the moment when Claude Frollo was in question, into an increase of grief and sorrow.
    2.11.2 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 2 — The Beautiful Creature.... (27% in)

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