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But the idea of writing evoked the thought of a place to write in, of shelter, of privacy, and naturally of his lodgings, mingled with a distaste for the necessary exertion of getting there, with a mistrust as of some hostile influence awaiting him within those odious four walls.
I resolved to commence, therefore, with the examination of the simplest objects, not anticipating, however, from this any other advantage than that to be found in accustoming my mind to the love and nourishment of truth, and to a distaste for all such reasonings as were unsound.
At the time, I set it down to some idiosyncratic, personal distaste, and merely wondered at the acuteness of the symptoms; but I have since had reason to believe the cause to lie much deeper in the nature of man, and to turn on some nobler hinge than the principle of hatred.
If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.
Like most of the high nobility, who rightly enough believed that primogeniture and birth were of the last importance to THEM, she preferred to show her distaste for the present order of things, by which the youngest prince of a numerous family had been put upon the throne of the oldest, by remaining at her chateau.
He felt that no woman could ever really look upon him without distaste for his deformity.
Let them all come out into the open and vent their feelings and distaste too, at this disgraceful episode that has tarnished this newly emerged city of ours, once and for all.
Summary: Lebanese took to the Internet to ridicule Future Movement and Free Patriotic Movement lawmakers who scuffled Tuesday, expressing their distaste with the fight that broke out during a meeting of Parliament's Public Works Committee.
In an act of showing her distaste, the actress was reportedly caught flashing her middle finger, again.
But spending 48 hours in a partner's company doesn't always have a positive impact on a relationship, and when planes, trains and automobiles are involved, desire can very quickly turn into distaste.
ROMELU LUKAKU has revealed how his distaste for English grub made him shed the pounds.
The strength of my sex drive was greater than the increasing distaste I felt after each sexual encounter" - Coronation Street star William Roache who recently boasted that he had slept with 1,000 women.