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He filled the Smallways soul with passionate dread and antipathy.
He behaved very well in the regiment but was not liked; Rostov especially detested him and was unable to overcome or conceal his groundless antipathy to the man.
Between them there had sprung up from the first moment a strong and mutual antipathy.
He divined the fanatical love of freedom in her, the deep-seated antipathy for restraint of any sort.
A big chimpanzee that covered one of the circuits with Michael had an antipathy for clothes.
Besides, there was his old antipathy to being touched.
I felt a similar antipathy to the smell of musk, and had not the slightest intention of kissing her; but I was too gallant a man to say so; and I only begged her to favor me by looking at her husband's portrait.
THE people of Madagonia had an antipathy to the people of Novakatka and set upon some sailors of a Novakatkan vessel, killing two and wounding twelve.
Dunfer's most obvious characteristic was a deep-seated antipathy to the Chinese.
He was well aware of the motive of this antipathy, the origin of this solitary enmity, the cause of its personality and old standing, and in what rivalry of self-love it had its rise.
He had early taken a violent antipathy to the host of poor scribblers who are known by the name of the residence of most of them, Grub Street--an antipathy chiefly based, it would seem, on his contempt for their worldly and intellectual poverty.
This, yea, this alone is REVENGE itself: the Will's antipathy to time, and its "It was.
Ever since the fatal night, the end of my labours, and the beginning of my misfortunes, I had conceived a violent antipathy even to the name of natural philosophy.
Their natural antipathy of temperament made resentment an easy passage to hatred, and in Philip the transition seemed to have begun; there was no malignity in his disposition, but there was a susceptibility that made him peculiarly liable to a strong sense of repulsion.
Much like the alternating themes of antipathy and adjustment, Clive Watkins's extensive range of style vacillates between rhymed verse and unrhymed prose.