Usage examples for abomination

  1. And there shall in no wise enter into it anything unclean, or he that doeth an abomination and a lie, but only they that are written in the Lamb's book of life. – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  2. On the other hand, the good tidings was to be realized, according to Our Lord, as reported by Saint Matthew, 'When ye shall see the abomination of desolation ... – Là-bas by J. K. Huysmans
  3. I hold it up as a wall between you and the heathen abomination which you hail with joy in your blindness. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  4. It 's an abomination!" – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  5. The site of the caravan camp on the hither side of the Ungerengeri was a hot- bed of malaria, unpleasant to witness- an abomination to memory. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  6. To many moral critics in the press, however, Queen Anne is a kind of abomination. – Oxford by Lang, Andrew
  7. And Mrs. Rand bustled out to the kitchen to clean up after her abomination. – Vacation with the Tucker Twins by Nell Speed
  8. Anything hailing from Gloucester was an abomination in his eyes. – The Seiners by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  9. Those that are defilers, workers of abomination, and makers of lies, none of these shall enter. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  10. And I, Sir, was to lend a hand in this abomination! – Castles in the Air by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  11. These reminiscences of Prussian supremacy were an abomination in the eyes of the nobles. – Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  12. His shoulder throbbed with an abomination of pain and his bones ached with a dull wretchedness. – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck
  13. But there is one particular form of propaganda which no one, if he has any reverence at all for the individuality of his pupils and the freedom of the world, can regard as anything but an abomination. – The School and the World by Victor Gollancz and David Somervell
  14. She was weeping over an abomination. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  15. Let them cite the text of such a law; let them exhibit the code of the Persians; and if such an abomination be even found there, still I would disbelieve it, and maintain that the thing was not true, because it is impossible. – A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh
  16. Verse 18. Why is a dog an abomination to the Lord? – The Bible: what it is by Charles Bradlaugh
  17. Idle women, said her ladyship, are my abomination. – The Imaginary Marriage by Henry St. John Cooper
  18. There will be not enough stones to throw at you, and the abomination of your lust will bellow, Accursed, even beyond the tomb. – Mary Magdalen by Edgar Saltus
  19. Why, if I thought that you had had any idea of this abomination, I would sweep you out of this room with the very broom with which I now sweep up the fragments of your pipe. – A Hungarian Nabob by Maurus Jókai