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The man is well enough, of his kind, but the kind is detestable.'
DEMOSGEORGE GISSING
It's detestable having to quarrel with everybody and never to be good friends with anybody.
THE WAY WE LIVE NOWANTHONY TROLLOPE
I reflected on the infatuation of my surviving parent, and the usurpation of the detestable Betty, with horror.
ARTHUR MERVYNCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
Horse-racing and gambling, in all their detestable varieties, were the order of the day.
Yes, he is a detestable fellow, very different from our seven little friends of the other night.
FIVE MICE IN A MOUSE-TRAPLAURA E. RICHARDS
It closed in upon him; its cold, slimy, detestable skin touched his coat—his shoulder—his neck—his head!
SCOTTISH GHOST STORIESELLIOTT O'DONNELL
Her weakness in regard to Mr Faulkland cannot bring on her so detestable a charge.
What has disgusted me most as yet about this election is the detestable proposal to do away with the income tax.
In the last age, Dr. Johnson uttered the detestable sentiment, that he liked "a good Hater."
Killeny Boy is gone, as we shall be gone from this detestable hole of a city.

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