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This from the young gentleman whose averseness to underhand ways is extolled so cordially by Lady Shelley!
THE REAL SHELLEY, VOL. I (OF 2)JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON
It is the principal part of this art, to keep off loathing and averseness, and to keep up readiness and delight.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
This averseness to labour is sinful, when it is a voluntary backwardness to that labour which is our duty.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
Drown not your hearts in worldly business or delights; for these breed a loathing, and averseness, and weariness of holy things.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
Now, whence proceeds such an invincible averseness to that opinion in so many men of sense?
THE EXISTENCE OF GODFRANCOIS DE SALIGNAC DE LA MOTHE- FENELON
I asked irrelevantly, moved by I know not what spirit of averseness.
THE ROMANCE OF A PLAIN MANELLEN GLASGOW
They are united with the most decided preference for certain opinions and the most earnest averseness to others.
THE INTERNATIONAL WEEKLY MISCELLANY, VOLUME I. NO. 9.VARIOUS
Dissension tends to cool your love; oft falling out doth tend to leave a habit of distaste and averseness on the mind.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (PART 2 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
Such as only lose their affections to good; their complacency and desire; and lose their averseness and zeal against sin.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (PART 2 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
I thought it became my averseness to this meeting, to name a distant day: but I did not expect they would have complied with it.
CLARISSA, VOLUME 2 (OF 9)SAMUEL RICHARDSON

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