Hatred


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Hatred

Haughtiness (See ARROGANCE.)
Ahab, Captain
main character whose monomania is an expression of hatred. [Am. Lit.: Moby Dick]
basil flower
flower representing hatred of the other sex. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 184]
Bigger Thomas
possesses a pathological hatred of white people. [Am. Lit.: Native Son, Magill I, 643–645]
Claggart
dislikes Billy Budd so that he falsely accuses him of fomenting mutiny. [Am. Lit: Herman Melville Billy Budd]
Esau
despised brother for stealing Isaac’s blessing. [O.T.: Genesis 27:41–42]
Eteocles and Polynices
their hatred extended to the funeral pyre where even their flames would not mingle. [Gk. Myth.: “The Seven Against Thebes” in Bénet, 917]
Feverel, Sir Austin
after wife left him, he became a woman-hater. [Br. Lit.: The Ordeal of Richard Feverel Magill I, 692–695]
Frithiof
kills proud sea-kings, saves a king and queen from death, and defeats her brothers in battle. [Nor. Lit.: Haydn & Fuller, 275]
Grimes, Peter
a community hounds a man to his death. [Br. Opera: Britten, Peter Grimes, Westerman, 536–539]
Medea
legendary sorceress whose hatred came of jealousy. [Gk. Myth.: Payton, 433]
St. John’s wort
indicates animosity. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
Styx
river of aversion. [Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
Tulliver, Mr.
instructs children to despise Mr. Wakem. [Br. Lit.: The Mill on the Floss, Magill I, 593–595]
References in classic literature ?
Sambo and Quimbo, both, though hating each other, were joined in one mind by a no less cordial hatred of Tom.
Besides this earth, and besides the race of men, there is an invisible world and a kingdom of spirits: that world is round us, for it is everywhere; and those spirits watch us, for they are commissioned to guard us; and if we were dying in pain and shame, if scorn smote us on all sides, and hatred crushed us, angels see our tortures, recognise our innocence (if innocent we be: as I know you are of this charge which Mr.
One of his darkest miseries in the unhealthy morbid past days had been his hatred of being a sickly weak-backed boy whose father was afraid to look at him.
You have taken a perverse hatred to Frank; and you are unreasonably angry with me because I won't hate him, too.
He was willing enough, but my sister was good and virtuous, and hated his brother with a hatred as strong as mine.
I therefore often begged his honour to let me go among the herds of YAHOOS in the neighbourhood; to which he always very graciously consented, being perfectly convinced that the hatred I bore these brutes would never suffer me to be corrupted by them; and his honour ordered one of his servants, a strong sorrel nag, very honest and good-natured, to be my guard; without whose protection I durst not undertake such adventures.
So artfully can this people dissemble their sentiments that we had not been able hitherto to distinguish our real from our pretended favourers; but as soon as this Prince began to give evident tokens of his hatred, even in the lifetime of the Emperor, we saw all the courtiers and governors who had treated us with such a show of friendship declare against us, and persecute us as disturbers of the public tranquillity, who had come into Aethiopia with no other intention than to abolish the ancient laws and customs of the country, to sow divisions between father and son, and preach up a revolution.
The jeddak, Bar Comas, who was comparatively young, was the object of the fierce and jealous hatred of his old lieutenant, Dak Kova, the jed who had captured me, and I could not but note the almost studied efforts which the latter made to affront his superior.
In the mind of Alexis Paulvitch there lingered no thoughts of revenge--only a dull hatred of the man whom he and Rokoff had tried to break, and failed.
One part of the mysterious existence of Captain Nemo had been unveiled; and, if his identity had not been recognised, at least, the nations united against him were no longer hunting a chimerical creature, but a man who had vowed a deadly hatred against them.
She realised that my outburst of passion had been simply revenge, a fresh humiliation, and that to my earlier, almost causeless hatred was added now a personal hatred, born of envy.
I cannot calmly say with you, `Providence has struck the blow;' but I must discover who pursues me with this hatred, and when I have found him I shall kill him, or he will kill me.