opposites


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They were always abusing each other's opinions and practices, and yet never a whit the less absorbed in each other's society; in fact, the very contrariety seemed to unite them, like the attraction between opposite poles of the magnet.
She has been an angel, mother,' returned Steerforth, 'for a little while; and has run into the opposite extreme, since, by way of compensation.
i) Pairs of opposites which fall under the category of relation are explained by a reference of the one to the other, the reference being indicated by the preposition 'of' or by some other preposition.
And what would you say of unwillingness and dislike and the absence of desire; should not these be referred to the opposite class of repulsion and rejection?
All these qualities, in him usually so light and careless, she felt to be inseparable from some touch of their opposites in her own breast.
Nevertheless, there she stood, anxiously fixing her eyes on one house in the row, nearly opposite to her -- the house she had looked for before entering the lodgings; the house inhabited at that moment by Noel Vanstone and Mrs.
On the other hand, many other knights, both English and Norman, natives and strangers, took part against the challengers, the more readily that the opposite band was to be led by so distinguished a champion as the Disinherited Knight had approved himself.
And the Persian, letting Raoul through the door which he had just opened, showed him the actress' room opposite.
My plan of action was formed upon the instant, and crossing the square and the bordering avenue upon the opposite side I soon stood within the courtyard of Tal Hajus.
Here lay the canoes that had been used in bringing the party from the opposite shore.
Thus in the Oedipus, the messenger comes to cheer Oedipus and free him from his alarms about his mother, but by revealing who he is, he produces the opposite effect.
I was conscious every moment in myself of many, very many elements absolutely opposite to that.