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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 ?
There comes John, and I must put this away,--he hates to have me write a word.
He dreams of you day and night, and cannot be persuaded that you don't hate him, since you neither write nor call.
Once he, in his intent hate, was almost alone, and was firing, when all those near him had ceased.
D'Artagnan, I ask your pardon for having yesterday crossed swords with you; Aramis does the same to Porthos; now hate me if you can; but for my own part, I shall ever, even if you do hate me, retain esteem and friendship for you.
O Lord our God, in whom we believe and in whom we put our trust, let us not be confounded in our hope of Thy mercy, and give us a token of Thy blessing, that those who hate us and our Orthodox faith may see it and be put to shame and perish, and may all the nations know that Thou art the Lord and we are Thy people.
And as for all the wisdom and goodness you have been trying to instil into me--that is all very right and proper, I daresay, and if I were some twenty years older, I might fructify by it: but people must enjoy themselves when they are young; and if others won't let them--why, they must hate them for it
I hate you," she said, and then, as I was about to beg for a fair hearing she pointed over my shoulder.
I hate losing my time; I hate fine scenery; I hate fresh air; I hate a pony.
I hate you," she cried in a choked voice, stamping her foot on the floor.
I hate him, too," said Felicity, agreeing with Dan for once in her life.
As for Dick--I didn't hate him when I married him--I just felt for him the indifferent, friendly feeling I had for most of my schoolmates.
This acquiescence in Mrs Blifil was considered by the neighbours, and by the family, as a mark of her condescension to her brother's humour, and she was imagined by all others, as well as Thwackum and Square, to hate the foundling in her heart; nay, the more civility she showed him, the more they conceived she detested him, and the surer schemes she was laying for his ruin: for as they thought it her interest to hate him, it was very difficult for her to persuade them she did not.