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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]
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Up until then I'd seen hatred as something of a character flaw.
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It contains their myths, fears, prejudices, hatreds, and very bloody history.
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For the father of slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, a year of grieving has led to a renewed passion to work to stem the world's hatreds, like those behind his son's death.
Pearl said it is not the killers themselves, but the hatred that drove them to slayr Danny that is the enemy.
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.
Home, the spiritualist who became Mr Sludge: but this book shows quite remarkably how pervasive hatreds and loathings are in Browning's poetry, and also how curiously revealing they are about his ideas and poetic personae.
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.
Senior administration officials said they had done all they could, but were undermined by the Kurds' competing tribal, political and economic interests, by their ancient hatreds.