Nor content with such Audacious neighbourhood, the wisest heart Of SOLOMON he led by fraud to build His Temple right against the Temple of God On that opprobrious
Hill, and made his Grove The pleasant Vally of HINNOM, TOPHET thence And black GEHENNA call'd, the Type of Hell.
As they had first landed, they had suffered the first transports of the bassa's passion, who was a violent, tyrannical man, and would have killed his own brother for the least advantage--a temper which made him fly into the utmost rage at seeing us poor, tattered, and almost naked; he treated us with the most opprobrious
language, and threatened to cut off our heads.
The savages went off uttering the wildest denunciations of hostility, mingled with opprobrious
terms in broken English, and gesticulations of the most insulting kind.
The housekeeper retired, with a manner but little less dignified, as she thought, than the air of the heiress, muttering as she drew the door after her, with a noise like the report of a musket, the opprobrious
terms of “drunkard,” “sot,” and “ beast.
The sight of any of the natives put him in an absolute fury, and he would heap on them the most opprobrious
epithets; recollecting, no doubt, what he had suffered from Indian robbers.
When I meet a dog of my acquaintance I slap his head, call him opprobrious
epithets, and roll him over on his back; and there he lies, gaping at me, and doesn't mind it a bit.
She kept on, with hysterical violence, shouting at him an opprobrious
, filthy epithet.
He will tell you, it is all pfuscherei, which is his most opprobrious
Robson leant upon his gun, and laughed excessively at the violence of his nephew's passion, and the bitter maledictions and opprobrious
epithets he heaped upon me.
They seized one another by the garments, the hair, the beard--fought like animals, cursed, shouted, called one another opprobrious
and obscene names.
All calculations were in his favour; but, chance being incalculable, he fell upon an individuality whom it is much easier to define by opprobrious
names than to classify in a calm and scientific spirit--but an individuality certainly, and a temperament as well.
He called the panther every opprobrious
name that fell to his tongue.