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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 ?
The resolute and unrelenting hatred of her tone, its cold stern sharpness, and its mastered rage, presented her before me, as if I had seen her standing in the light.
The payment of his bills against the Exchequer gave him some hopes for the future, but, in spite of all efforts to ingratiate himself, Napoleon's hatred to the contractors who had speculated on his defeat made itself felt; du Bousquier was left without a sou.
That child of Hell had nothing human; nothing lived in him but fear and hatred.
Occasionally, with faces which were convulsed with fear and hatred, they shook their clenched hands at the woods round and cried: "Doda
Dutocq was intimate with Godard, under-head-clerk to Baudoyer, and the high esteem in which Dutocq held Baudoyer was the original cause of his acquaintance with Godard; not that Dutocq was sincere even in this; but by praising Baudoyer and saying nothing of Rabourdin he satisfied his hatred after the fashion of little minds.
You are bound either to fall a victim or to become a partisan in this incessant strife of ambitions, desires, and hatreds, in the midst of which you are placed; and by slow degrees the picture of vice triumphant and virtue made ridiculous produces its effect on a young man, and he wavers; life in Paris soon rubs the bloom from conscience, the infernal work of demoralization has begun, and is soon accomplished.
And this is because injustice creates divisions and hatreds and fighting, and justice imparts harmony and friendship; is not that true, Thrasymachus?
In this amiable mood, Mr Quilp enlivened himself and his hatreds with more brandy, and then, changing his quarters, withdrew to an obscure alehouse, under cover of which seclusion he instituted all possible inquiries that might lead to the discovery of the old man and his grandchild.
In Winesburg no attention was paid to Wash Wil- liams and his hatred of his fellows.
It is a curious subject of observation and inquiry, whether hatred and love be not the same thing at bottom.
They hated the bosses and they hated the owners; they hated the whole place, the whole neighborhood-- even the whole city, with an all-inclusive hatred, bitter and fierce.
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.