It certainly operated to prolong in their case, and to confirm to them as their only inheritance, those feelings of repugnance
and superstitious terror with which the people of the town, even after awakening from their frenzy, continued to regard the memory of the reputed witches.
She stood apart from moral interests, yet close beside them, like a ghost that revisits the familiar fireside, and can no longer make itself seen or felt; no more smile with the household joy, nor mourn with the kindred sorrow; or, should it succeed in manifesting its forbidden sympathy, awakening only terror and horrible repugnance
Be it said, that though I had felt such a strong repugnance
to his smoking in the bed the night before, yet see how elastic our stiff prejudices grow when love once comes to bend them.
His talents were of the very first order, although his mind showed a preference always for the ideal and the aesthetic, and there was about him that repugnance
to the actual business of life which is the common result of this balance of the faculties.
He must be gone within a few hours, though without feeling any real alarm for his aunt, to lessen his repugnance
He stood at Miss Temple's side; he was speaking low in her ear: I did not doubt he was making disclosures of my villainy; and I watched her eye with painful anxiety, expecting every moment to see its dark orb turn on me a glance of repugnance
The abhorrence in which I held the man, the dread I had of him, the repugnance
with which I shrank from him, could not have been exceeded if he had been some terrible beast.
Their sense of his usefulness would have counteracted any repugnance
or suspicion which was not confirmed by a deficiency in the quality or the tale of the cloth he wove for them.
Ivanhoe expressed great repugnance
to this plan, which he grounded on unwillingness to give farther trouble to his benefactors.
Overcoming a strong repugnance
, I tore open his shirt at the neck, and there, sure enough, hanging to a bit of tarry string, which I cut with his own gully, we found the key.
I wished her to have this form rather than a stranger one, so that we could see her in the family without repugnance
Some of them, either less impressed with the importance of national credit, or because their citizens have little, if any, immediate interest in the question, feel an indifference, if not a repugnance
, to the payment of the domestic debt at any rate.