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1) Styx. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The river of Hate, called by Milton "abhorred Styx, the flood of burning hate" (Paradise Lost, ii. 577). It was said to flow nine times round the infernal regions....

2) abhor. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The problem with Establishment Republicans is they abhor the unseemliness of a political brawl (Patrick J. Buchanan). Middle English abhorren, from Latin abhorrre,...

3) 38644. Melville, Herman. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:38644 QUOTATION:Those of us who always abhorred slavery as an atheistical iniquity, gladly we join in the exulting chorus of humanity over its downfall. ATTRIBUTION:Herman...

4) 29548. Hume, David. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:29548 QUOTATION:Labour and poverty, so abhorred by every one, are the certain lot of the far greater number: And those few privileged persons, who enjoy ease...

5) 5813. Baudelaire, Charles. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:5813 QUOTATION:I am a cemetery abhorred by the moon. ATTRIBUTION:Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), French poet, critic. Flowers of Evil, "Spleen II," (1857)....

6) Antipathy (of human beings). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...felt faint at the sight of a cat: Vanghelm felt the same at the sight of a pig, and abhorred pork; Marshal Breze sickened at the sight of a rabbit; the Duc d Eperuon...

7) Karaites [Scripturists]. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...sect that adhered to the letter of the Scriptures, rejecting all oral traditions. They abhorred the Talmud, and observed the Sabbath with more rigour than even the...

8) Wordsworth, William. 1888. Complete Poetical Works.
...PART III. XXIX. THE COMMINATlON SERVICE SHUN not this Rite, neglected, yea abhorred, By some of unreflecting mind, as calling Man to curse man, (thought monstrous...

9) 58148. Thomson, James. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...death; where gloomily retired,The villain spider lives, cunning and fierce,Mixture abhorred! Amid a mangled heapOf carcases in eager watch he sits,O'erlooking all...

10) 56724. Surrey, Henry Howard, Earl Of. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...the gift is small, and short the season,Flow'ring today, tomorrow apt to fail,Tickle treasure, abhorred of reason,Dangerous to deal with, vain, of none avail,Costly...

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