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.
I wished her to have this form rather than a stranger one, so that we could see her in the family without repugnance
There were eight thousand dollars to gain, without changing his route; for which it was well worth conquering the repugnance
he had for all kinds of passengers.
She made an effort to surmount the repugnance
with which he inspired her.
Yet in this very repugnance
to all his circumstances Pierre found a kind of tantalizing satisfaction.
The question seemed a very dubious one to Will, and his repugnance
to again entering into any relation with the banker might have made him dismiss it quickly, if there had not arisen in his imagination the probability that his judgment might be more safely determined by a visit to Middlemarch.
Indeed, I have allowed a repugnance
to entering shops of any kind, save my tailor's, to grow on me, and to my tailor's I fear I go too frequently.
He rises unsteadily from the bed, lays the pipe upon the hearth- stone, draws back the ragged curtain, and looks with repugnance
at his three companions.
He knew that Athos not only never drank, but more, that he had a kind of repugnance
Ned Land, on seeing them, showed evident repugnance
to dress himself in one.
Then Athos took from his pocket a small paper, on which two lines were written, accompanied by a signature and a seal, and presented them to him who had made too prematurely these signs of repugnance
. The tall man had scarcely read these lines, seen the signature, and recognized the seal, when he bowed to denote that he had no longer any objection to make, and that he was ready to obey.
Does any secret repugnance
, or any hereditary dislike, exist between you and her family?"