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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]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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He saw and realized the hatred which existed between the two animals and the hideous semblance of a man.
It contains their myths, fears, prejudices, hatreds, and very bloody history.
He soft-pedals the Bible's hatred of homosexuality by characterizing it as "seven peculiar verses that seem to frown on homosexual acts." Does "If a man lies with a male as with a woman ...
There is no other way but to begin with ourselves, examine our own actions and hatreds, and clear our consciences, however painful it may be.
Meanwhile, repaying violence with violence will increase, not decrease hatred. Murderers should be punished, but in courts of law, not on new battlefields which will kill more innocents than criminals.
Without contraries is no progression: Dr Karlin has already written beautifully about the courtship of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett, and now he turns his attention from love to hatred. It is easy to think of some obvious examples of Browning's hatreds, such as D.
Time and again, the hatred and dislike point to Browning's tender spots, and Dr Karlin acutely sees that hatred often has its origin in a suppression.
It is true that there are some places--like Ireland or Cyprus--that are so deeply divided, with hatreds so ingrained, that separation is the only solution.
"Jihad" can use the technology and propaganda power of "McWorld" to rekindle old hatreds. "McWorld's" leveling--its unfettered capitalism, its spiritual emptiness--can push people into the clutches of Jihad, searching for meaning and finding hatred.
Nor did he attribute the hatred he felt to the devil, or to social conditions, or to theological error, or to some horrible disfigurement of soul.
Up until then I'd seen hatred as something of a character flaw.
After the war, his experienced hatred and the threat of murder in his native Poland, but relative peace and asylum in Germany, and later moved to America.