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They acknowledged that the very thing for which they had so reviled and persecuted him was the best and wisest thing he ever did.
Not only is it our right to bend every effort to escape--it is a solemn duty from which we should not shrink even though we know that we should be reviled and tortured by our own peoples when we returned to them.
Hence it is evident that a city is a natural production, and that man is naturally a political animal, and that whosoever is naturally and not accidentally unfit for society, must be either inferior or superior to man: thus the man in Homer, who is reviled for being "without society, without law, without family.
It seems incredible that you could have reviled me so, and yet have cared for me all the time.
Had she reviled him, spat upon him, he would not have been surprised, for he had expected the worst; but that she should love him
Occasionally some angry housewife scolded him, or a drunken peasant reviled him, but for the most part he was given food and drink and even something to take with him.
He spat in the minister's face and reviled him, and died blaspheming so terribly that those that tended on him did so with averted gaze and trembling hands.
It rested with me to silence the scandalous tongues that reviled her.
He reviled himself as the weakest of men, as the falsest of friends, for still remaining near her--and yet he remained.
I am reviled or threatened every day by one man or another,' said Ralph; 'but things roll on just the same, and I don't grow poorer either.
I have stayed in a house where a young household mulatto, daily and hourly, was reviled, beaten, and persecuted enough to break the spirit of the lowest animal.
He stood by and heard her reviled in the most abusive terms, only nodding and frowning vaguely from time to time.