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But to many a strict Puritan, beauty was an abomination, and we are told that one of Milton's schoolmasters "was a Puritan in Essex who cut his hair short.
Lynde wouldn't go; she said horse racing was an abomination and, she being a church member, thought it her bounden duty to set a good example by staying away.
The end came in the abomination of desolation of the poor child's miserable cry for help: "Charley
Couriers and ladies'-maids, imperials and travelling carriages, are an abomination unto me; I cannot away with them.
And then, when thoroughly aroused, let society arise in its might and cast out this abomination.
But now Dave has gone back to his roots with the album United Abominations which he'll be showcasing at Birmingham's Carling Academy next Friday.
We also discover that he probably didn't even make it himself as he has 75 assistants to churn out these abominations for him.
He added: "We've got to make it plain to parents, teachers and society that these are abominations and are not acceptable.
Quinn's stately abominations are totems of disfigurement, of the degradation of the flesh, of the absence of structure and meaning.
In a nutshell: Hardly a classic, but miles better than the more recent abominations that tried to diminish the Peanuts name.
Now we are labeled abominations by much of Christian society.
The Labour Party in Gateshead have made similar mistakes in the so-called artistic abominations that were commissioned on our behalf.
People of taste in both countries, must be sickened by these abominations.
The abominations listed above form the context in which this kind of feminism thrives.
I haven't the space here to catalog all of the abominations that might qualify today as holocausts, but here is a small sample: We hear hardly a word about the slaughter taking place right now in Sudan, where the toll in human lives eclipses even what is happening in Bosnia.