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No wonder I detest you if I am always looking at you
Crux since you ran away to get married; and though I detest writing letters, I must lose an hour's shooting to-day in trying to enlighten you.
You know how I detest it, unless I am particularly acquainted with my partner.
Now," resumed Grimaud, "I've only one thing more to ask -- that your highness will continue to detest me.
No, I really detest them all; but Harry Meltham is the handsomest and most amusing, and Mr.
I could stand the aunts, but there are dozens of cousins, dreadful boys all of them, and I detest boys
I detest such creatures; and it would be much better for them that their faces had been seamed with the smallpox; but I must confess, I never saw any of this wanton behaviour in poor Jenny: some artful villain, I am convinced, hath betrayed, nay perhaps forced her; and I pity the poor wretch with all my heart.
Not envious, let us say, since he has talent; but it annoys him that a wealthy man of the highest society, and a count, too (you know they all detest a title), can, without any particular trouble, do as well, if not better, than he who has devoted all his life to it.
Yet you, my creator, detest and spurn me, thy creature, to whom thou art bound by ties only dissoluble by the annihilation of one of us.
He turns detective despite his father's objections, to solve the murder mystery, although illequipped to deal with everyday life, he detests being touched and distrusts strangers.
There is the kind of Jew who detests war and violence, who believes fighting is not "the Jewish way," who willingly accepts that Jews have their own standards of behavior.
While the daily received significant response last year to a call for tips on the best campsites around Britain, Telegraph Travel's Neil Tweedie however detests camping: 'Why would a sane human being in possession of a solid, brick-built house exchange hot water and central heating for the shelter afforded by a big nylon bag?