One way is to knock her down--a method largely adopted by the brutal lower orders of the people, but utterly abhorrent to the refined and educated classes above them.
Do you think I'm guilty of these atrocious crimes, or don't you?
It was awful gloomy before.”
He has taken up a contemptible opinion of mankind, who, in their turn, are taking up the same of him.
I am the very poorest of Thy servants, an abject worm, much poorer and more despicable than I know or dare to say.
Even normal individuals often have a passionate love for odors that are either indifferent or disgusting to others (rotten apples, wet sponges, cow-dung, and the odor of a horse-stable, garlic, assafoetida, very ripe game, etc.).
The young woman's heart revolted against so heinous a charge, and when she saw that she could attempt to do nothing to save her protector, she wept bitterly.
do not pass down that side street--its astral atmosphere is too depressing, and its colors too horrible and disgusting for you to witness just now--you might get discouraged and fly back to your physical body for relief.
They have come from a sale in a shocking state--I thought they smelt of horrid dealers' and brokers' fingers when I looked at them last.
But when his eyes passed on to Agnes, and I saw the rage with which he felt his power over her slipping away, and the exhibition, in their disappointment, of the odious passions that had led him to aspire to one whose virtues he could never appreciate or care for, I was shocked by the mere thought of her having lived, an hour, within sight of such a man.
Robert was sure that Lester's easy-going ways were reprehensible, and bound to create trouble sooner or later.
She seems somehow more reconciled; or else the very subject seems to have become repugnant to her, for when any accidental allusion is made she actually shudders.
Eustace, gazing upon the motionless dark forms that surrounded him and upon the immeasurably repulsive figure of the prostrate demoniac, felt that he could stand it no longer--that he must do something to break that awful silence even though it should cost him his life, when an interruption occurred, so sudden, so startling in its unexpectedness, that he could hardly believe his eyes.
As applied to crimes, abomination is used of such as are especially brutal, shameful, or revolting; theft is an offense; infanticide is an abomination.
A frightening emptiness was reflected back at him by the water, answering to the terrible emptiness in his soul.
thou deservest to live no longer, but to be slain immediately upon the place; yet, that all men may see our gentleness towards thee, let us hear what thou, vile runagate, hast to say.
Wretched as the state of representation is in England, it is manhood compared with what is called the house of Lords; and so little is this nick-named house regarded, that the people scarcely enquire at any time what it is doing.
Don't feel so bad, it wasn't your fault.
It is rather straight or even at the wrist, at the base of the fingers, and also at the sides.
There was a lamp in there--light, don't you know--and outside it was so beastly, beastly dark.
And when assented was this cursed rede, counsel, plot Glad was the judge, and made him greate cheer, And gave him giftes precious and dear.
As one of the Houses of the English Parliament is, in a great measure, made up of elections from these corporations; and as it is unnatural that a pure stream should flow from a foul fountain, its vices are but a continuation of the vices of its origin.
His face was grim, but she knew it wasn’t because of her.
While we rehearse our measureless wealth, it is for thee, dear Mother, We own it all and several to-day indissoluble in thee; Think not our chant, our show, merely for products gross or lucre-- it is for thee, the soul in thee, electric, spiritual!
On page 13, pamphlet edition, speaking of “a hairy veil” over the eyes of a species of bison, the author says: “It immediately occurred to the acute mind of Dr. Herschel that this was a providential contrivance to protect the eyes of the animal from the great extremes of light and darkness to which all the inhabitants of our side of the moon are periodically subjected.”
He had hateful memories of him. "
And as he went, he sang, saying —Well, Faithful, thou hast faithfully profest Unto thy Lord; with whom thou shalt be blest, When faithless ones, with all their vain delights, Are crying out under their hellish plights: Sing, Faithful, sing, and let thy name survive; For though they kill’d thee, thou art yet alive!
After the involuntary shrinking consequent on the first nauseous whiff, we one and all set about our work as though that loathsome place were a garden of roses.
This is lousypreparation for dealing with a world full of future-shocked talkinganthropoids, a world where you are perpetually assailed byself-modifying spamlets that infiltrate past your firewall and emit ablizzard of cat-food animations starring various alluringly ediblesmall animals.
I’M HUNGRY,” Ann was screaming louder and faster now, flinging her whole shoulder against the glass with deep, nauseating thuds.
Then, I said, we shall have to obliterate many obnoxious passages, beginning with the verses, I would rather he a serf on the land of a poor and portionless man than rule over all the dead who have come to nought.