Sentence Examples

  • He favoured immediatism, but he differed sharply from the Garrisonian abolitionists, who abhorred the federal Constitution and favoured secession.
  • Fish and beans then were abhorred by them.
  • He abhorred bloodshed, he disliked mob rule, he did not approve of military pronunciamientos.
  • Robespierre, the leading member of the committee, abhorred the chiefs of the Commune, not merely because they conflicted with his ambition but from difference of character.
  • At first he refused to publish the banns of marriage between Mary and Bothwell, though in the end he yielded with a protest that he "abhorred and detested the marriage."