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As he was carried along he made his will, in which he bequeathed his detestation of popery to his friends and brethren.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
Into that game Michael poured all he felt of savage detestation for everything that the Modern side stood for.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
He therefore urged the Achaeans not only to decline the offer, but to hold Eumenes in detestation for thinking of making it.
THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS, VOL. II (OF 2)POLYBIUS
But you are exhausted; and notwithstanding my detestation of that infernal tyrant, your master, I am a humane man.
WANDERING HEATHSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
She and Lady Ralegh had 'an ancient acquaintance,' which had resulted in mutual detestation.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
Sometimes his family almost worship him, while thousands speak his name with detestation.
BEYONDHENRY SEWARD HUBBARD
She admitted the genius of Byron, but had such detestation of his character that she would not read his poetry.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
The purpose of this visit was pretty well known to the public, to whom "Madam Carwell" at once became an object of detestation.
COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
Being the idol of his mother and the detestation of his father produced a peculiar effect upon his character.
AN EPITOME OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINEROSWELL PARK
Privately she kept expense books, learned cooking—yes, and laughed to think of her old detestation of it.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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