Phrases with "resentment"

Henry Handel Richardson Cuffy’s resentment at being torn from the sea a whole fortnight too soon did not stand before the excitements of a journey: first in a coach and then in a train. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

W. H. Hudson But you have not yet sounded all her depths; nor can you imagine, seeing her frequent gay smiles, to what length her fierce resentment may carry her. Idle Days in Patagonia by W. H. Hudson

He who will not curb his passion, will wish that undone which his grief and resentment suggested, while he violently plies his revenge with unsated rancor. The Works of Horace by translated literally into English prose by Christopher Smar

Arnold Bennett His resentment against the deceased charming Osmond and also against the affectionate and blandly confident mother, was keen and cold. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

It seemed (David was not good at these states of mind) that Mirabell’s dislike had its origin in a resentment that Sarah took to herself the management of the house. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

You can see that I feel no resentment against you. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

A sullenness, an unhappy look, a towering fire of resentment characterised that of Letice, whereas the face of Betty was open and gay. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Margaret Oliphant The sharp impression of resentment and indignation which possessed him calmed down under this outpouring of words. Salem Chapel by Margaret Oliphant [1862]

Then the feeling of resentment repossessed him, resentment not against the caricaturist who had embodied the idea in pen and ink, but against the possible truth that the idea represented. The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki

H. G. Wells Considerable resentment was displayed at the tragedy that had happened in the African gorilla reserve. The Queer Story of Brownlow’s Newspaper by H. G. Wells [1932]

This new strength gave me the power to listen calmly and without resentment to grandfather’s jeers; seeing which, grandfather began to speak sensibly and seriously. In the World by Maksim Gorky

James Joyce A power, akin to that which had often made anger or resentment fall from him, brought his steps to rest. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

D. H. Lawrence The daffodils were pretty, but who could see them? Ursula was stiff all over with resentment by this time, resentment of the whole atmosphere. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

That air of resentment against the world in general and her own fate in particular was very familiar to him. A Shilling for Candles by Josephine Tey [1936]

F. Scott Fitzgerald It was the resentment of the professional toward the amateur, of the community toward the stranger, the thumbs-down of the clan. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

Rafael Sabatini He held up one of her arms for inspection, and she submitted with lowered eyes, and no sign of resentment beyond the slow flush that spread across her face and vanished again. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

Caroline Lamb Few women know how to conceal successful love, but none can conceal their doubt, resentment and jealousy. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

This being done he was able to dissemble his resentment with a sign of affection, and the earth was his and the fulness thereof. Fantastic Fables by Ambrose Bierce

John Galsworthy Poor man, poor man! She felt nothing now but a dreadful sore pity, a sort of resentment at the inexorability of Nature that did such things to human creatures. Maid in Waiting by John Galsworthy

But the detective was quite unperturbed, and indeed returned the stare with a certain amount of resentment in his eyes. The Lonely House by Arthur Gask [1929]

He was frowning angrily and there was more than a trace of resentment in his eyes. The Dark Highway by Arthur Gask [1928]

But that distemper is too beneficial to them, not to expose to all their resentment the hardy wight that should undertake to put an end to it. Letters from Turkey by Mary Wortley Montagu [1725]

Wilkie Collins I have traced you out, sir, with no resentment against yourself, with no wish to distress you by so much as the shadow of a reproach. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Arthur Conan Doyle An older and more world-wise man might have been puzzled by her varying moods, her sudden prejudices, her quick resentment at all constraint and authority. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Edith Wharton I had no definable grievance against the man and I tried to remember that he had done a fine thing in sacrificing his best picture to a friend; but my resentment had all the tenacity of unreason. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton [1901]

George Gissing Indeed she did her best not to think of herself; she knew that to do so cost her struggles with feelings she held to be evil, resentment and woe of passion and despair. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

I developed a growing irritation with and resentment against cousin Sybil, combined with an intense desire to get that kiss for which I hungered and thirsted. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

It’s you —”— but in a single second all his resentment seemed to die, and his voice dropped instantly to an amused and mocking tone. The Lonely House by Arthur Gask [1929]

She was certainly being decidedly frank with me, but there was not a spice of resentment in her tone. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

King broke the ice soon after the meeting of Parliament, and Locke had the prudence and good-nature to show no resentment at his advice having been neglected. Locke by Thomas Fowler [1880]

He nourished no resentment against his wife. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [1907]

Rafael Sabatini Beside the litter stood her wazeer Ayoub-el-Samin. Asad scowled down upon her, for he had not yet recovered from the resentment she and Marzak had provoked in him. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

George Eliot The knife would do not good on the ground there; it wouldn’t vex Tom; and pride or resentment was a feeble passion in Bob’s mind compared with the love of a pocket-knife. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

George Gissing Taken together with Mrs. Lashmar’s way of receiving her at the vicarage, it stirred in her heart and mind (already prone to bitterness) a resentment which, of all things, she shrank from betraying. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

Edith Wharton Of bitterness, of resentment she gave no sign; and he was awed by the same serenity of spirit which had struck him in the imprisoned doctor. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

George Gissing This resentment was of course none the less enduring because conscience took her husband’s side. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

Margaret Oliphant It was very different from the stupor of agony—it was a blaze of short-lived passion, which almost relieved, by its sense of resentment and indignation, a heart worn out with other emotions. Salem Chapel by Margaret Oliphant [1862]

But she who supposed all her sensibility dead by this time, discovered in herself a resentment of this ultimate betrayal. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

Edith Wharton In a passion of resentment he swore that he would prove himself a murderer, even if he had to commit another crime to do it; and for a sleepless night or two the thought flamed red on his darkness. Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton [1910]

George Gissing During the drive, she persuaded herself that Cecily’s improved spirits were entirely due to the conversation with Mallard, and this stirred fresh resentment in her. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

Jonathan Swif I do not love to see personal resentment mix with public affairs. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

H. G. Wells But the young German had recent memories of hope and pride and a greater fund of resentment and aggressive energy. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

George Gissing A familiar touch would bring the colour to her cheeks, the light of resentment to her eyes. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

John Galsworthy It was not, therefore, private uneasiness so much as resentment at a state of things connected with foreigners and the slur on his infallibility. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy

He hastened, however, to explain that he cherished no resentment against the culprit or the villagers, and that his only wish was to frighten them into a due respect for travellers in general. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Thomas Paine I was then in America. The war was over; and though resentment had ceased, memory was still alive. The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine [1791]

Arthur Conan Doyle In a moment, however, a manly glow of resentment and self-confidence drove this petty emotion from my mind, and I strode fearlessly in his direction. Danger! and other stories by Arthur Conan Doyle [1918]

George Gissing Mike’s resentment did not end with his stern forbiddance of future “chalking,” but, on his divining the source of Arthur’s disease, aimed at a radical cure. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Robert Louis Stevenson I am not an angry man by nature, and I believe there was more curiosity than resentment in my heart. The Pavilion on the Links by Robert Louis Stevenson

Arnold Bennett The three criminals were somewhat the victims of her secret resentment against Edwin, who, a mere martyrised perambulating stomach, had retired. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

George Meredith The aspect of his own futile proposals stared the young man in the face too forcibly for him to nurse the spark of resentment which was struck out in the turmoil of his bosom. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

She no longer felt in her heart the bitter resentment toward Olga Vseslavovna that had filled it yesterday. The General’s Will by Vera Jelihovsky

Samuel Johnson His asperity continually increasing, condemned him to solitude; and his resentment of solitude sharpened his asperity. Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson

D. H. Lawrence He woke with a sense of resentment at her violent handling. The Mortal Coil by D. H. Lawrence [1917]

Olaf Stapledon But immediately, in the light of his own miraculous vision from the foothills of eternity, both downward into time and upward to eternity’s high peak, horror and resentment fade. Death into Life by Olaf Stapledon

Thomas Paine A higher stimulus or resentment being thus excited than what the contest on prerogatives occasioned, the nation quitted all former objects of rights and wrongs, and sought only that of gratification. The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine [1791]

Sir Walter Scott Against ingratitude and premeditated treachery, should you find any one guilty of them, my resentment will be as warm as your own. Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott [1815]

T. E. Lawrence Nafi himself was an amiable fellow, kind and hospitable to me in spite of weak health and his resentment at having been sent so far away into the desert to serve in an unnecessary and toilsome war. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

D. H. Lawrence Therefore, again, she was divided between two feelings: resentment against him, and a desire to make it up with him. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

Leslie Stephen Pope himself attended the house “to stimulate the resentment of his friends. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

Abraham Merri She stood, very quietly, in her eyes nothing of defiance nor resentment nor subtle calculation — only appeal. Dwellers in the Mirage by Abraham Merri

Perhaps it was only natural that as her courage failed something else should take its place; an implacable burning resentment against her two betrayers, her lover and her friend. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

Frances Hodgson Burnett It was a sort of resentment of the beastly unfairness of things. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

How wistfully would she scan the face of strangers! How teeming with resentment against fate her inevitable conclusions! In all save features she was white. Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield

So the meal went forward with its dragged-out dreary intimacy of two people who were separated by a gulf of bitterness, and whose hearts were hard with resentment against one another. The Unbearable Bassington by Saki

H. G. Wells Every morning the common man took in fresh suggestions of suspicion and resentment and gratified his spite with bad news and malicious gossip. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Henry James In fact, however, it may be confided to the reader that Bernard was pricked in a tender place, though the resentment of vanity was not visible in his answer. Confidence by Henry James [1879]

H. G. Wells He thought very frequently about her and about the pity and resentment against life and vigour that she embodied. Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells [1923]

Jeremy Bentham A man has stolen a little money from you: out of resentment you prosecute him, and get him hanged by course of law. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Jeremy Bentham A king, for the sake of gaining the admiration annexed to the name of conqueror (we will suppose power and resentment out of the question), engages his kingdom in a bloody war. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

George Meredith I have a feeling that Mr. Pollingray should have shown at least one year’s resentment at such conduct; and yet I admire him for his immediate generous forgiveness of her. The Gentleman of Fifty and the Damsel of Nineteen by George Meredith

But, if the augur be not prejudiced by resentment of your error, you shall be caressed at Rome [only] till your youth be passed. The Works of Horace by translated literally into English prose by Christopher Smar

H. G. Wells It invites either resentment or aggression. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

Yet with every victory love flowed stronger, resentment ebbed insensibly away. An Engagement by Ella D'Arcy [1896]

Jack London In the meantime Akoon ate and slept, and lingered much at the steamboat landing, deaf to the rising resentment of Tana-naw Station in that he did nothing. Lost Face by Jack London

She hid her resentment though to avoid giving any satisfaction to her enemies. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

It seemed to me that I had quite lost all sense of resentment towards Madame. A debility of feeling had supervened — the fatigue, I suppose, and prostration of the passions. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Oliver Goldsmith Were she removed, indeed, I should be the basest of men, from any resentment of my own, to attempt putting asunder those who wish for an union. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

Arnold Bennett There was no end to her incalculability — no end! His resentment was violent. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

D. H. Lawrence But she was free only on Sundays. When she was but a girl of fourteen, she began to feel a resentment growing against her in her own home. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

George Eliot Maggie’s cheek flushed and her lip quivered with conflicting resentment and affection, and a certain awe as well as admiration of Tom’s firmer and more effective character. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

George Eliot But you are always so harsh to me, Tom.” With the last words the resentment was rising again. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

What had she done? Was she the cause? She longed to learn all the circumstances that led to this hasty marriage, and whether inconstancy or resentment had impelled him to the fatal act. Lodore by Mary Shelley

Tobias Smolle But this admonition, instead of appeasing the wrath, seemed to inflame the resentment of the opponent, who swore he would not leave him until he should have accomplished the purport of his errand. The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by Tobias Smolle

E. F. Benson Lucia stored up in separate packets resentment and the deepest gratification. Trouble for Lucia by E. F. Benson [1939]

Leslie Stephen Hatred of Whig principles and resentment of Whig “ill-usage” of himself, are one and the same thing. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

Ann Radcliffe But when he returned entirely to his own situation, the terrors of the Marquis’s resentment struck their full force upon his mind, and he considered how he might best escape it. The Romance of the Forest by Ann Radcliffe [1791]

He has won the prize; any open resentment would seem mere schoolboy folly. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Arthur Conan Doyle MacCoy still held the loaded revolver in his hand, but his anger against me and my resentment towards him had both for the moment been swallowed up in this sudden tragedy. Tales of Terror and Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle [1923]

Robert Louis Stevenson No watch would pacify the man’s resentment now; he would cry for vengeance also. The Misadventures of John Nicholson by Robert Louis Stevenson

With the faintest ripple of resentment at being left out of Elfrida’s confidence, he stated to himself that it would be intrusive. A Daughter of To-Day by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1894]

The consequence was that Letice tossed and bit at her chains, and that there ensued frequent outbreaks of resentment against her aunt. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Miles Franklin He expressed no resentment on account of my behaviour to him. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

George Gissing Withal, a defiant rather than a hopeful mood; resentment of the undisguisable fact that her will was sovereign only in a poor little sphere which she would gladly have transcended. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

Sinclair Lewis As was natural for a brooder over betrayed love, at first he combined a resentment that nobody ever telephoned to him at all with resentment when they did telephone, which was continually. Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis

William Godwin Dissatisfied with themselves, they are glad to point their resentment against another. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

Edith Wharton The woman’s resentment of the rebuff seemed to spur her lagging ideas. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

The old pain took her again, the old anger and resentment at being made to suffer, the old fierceness, “which from tenderness is never far. Moth and Rust by Mary Cholmondeley [1912]

The monarch, in whose bosom the feelings of resentment seem to have soon subsided, easily granted their request, and sent some of his own artisans to aid them in the work. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Maria Edgeworth I conceived that Jacob still felt resentment against Mowbray, for the old quarrel at school. Harrington by Maria Edgeworth

Thomas Hardy There was much criticism, and some resentment — even temper — in his eye. A Changed Man by Thomas Hardy [1913]

Blasts of frigid wind swept the streets, and buffeted each other in a fury of resentment when they met around the corners. Literature and Life by William Dean Howells

I was drawn on by a very natural resentment to avenge my mother. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas [1845]

Ann Radcliffe But this reproof of Julia touched him where he was most conscious of defect; and the temporary triumph which he imagined it afforded her, kindled his resentment into flame. A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe [1790]

George Gissing Glancing involuntarily at Mrs. Lashmar, she saw the gloom of resentment and hostility hover upon that lady’s countenance, and this proved decisive. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

Once my Wife, you are free from his authority: I need from him no pecuniary assistance; and when He sees his resentment to be unavailing, He will doubtless restore you to his favour. The Monk by Matthew Lewis [1796]

Our pride gets wounded, and then resentment follows. Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley [1913]

It must have been hard for him to hear without resentment that she was ready to help him to make a home for that reality. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

I now became exceedingly anxious about my future fate; for it was long since I had heard from Tehran, and I was ignorant of the measure of the Shah’s resentment against me. The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan by James Justinian Morier

Rafael Sabatini Such was the resentment of town and Court — for Kynaston was a universal favourite — that for once the King frowned upon one of those who modelled their conduct upon his own august pattern. The Plague of Ghosts by Rafael Sabatini

D. H. Lawrence She strode swinging down the wet drive, her sullen resentment uppermost. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

George Eliot No! resentment must not rise: all endurance seemed easy to Romola rather than a state of mind in which she would admit to herself that Tito acted unworthily. Romola by George Eliot [1862-3]

Henry Handel Richardson But as she sat in the bedroom, with arms and legs like stone, resentment and bitterness overwhelmed her . Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

Their resentment was very bitter. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

Tobias Smolle I attributed a good deal of this intelligence to the satirical turn of my friend, or resentment for having himself suffered a rebuff from the lady in question. The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smolle

George Gissing He appeared to nourish incessantly the bitter resentment to which he gave expression when Sidney and he last met. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Leslie Stephen Her “Anecdotes,” written in 1785, show that her real affection for Johnson was still coloured by resentment for his conduct at this and a later period. Samuel Johnson by Leslie Stephen [1878]

Henry Handel Richardson He stood staring at the carnations, and his resentment gave way to depression, as he recalled the mood which he had bought them. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

Edith Wharton Delia seemed to hear the old cry: “But how can I give up my baby?” Her own momentary resentment melted, and she bent over the mother’s labouring shoulders. The Old Maid by Edith Wharton

Ann Radcliffe The strictness of Peter’s fidelity yielded to the persuasions of Ferdinand, though no bribe could tempt him to incur the resentment of the marquis, by permitting an escape. A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe [1790]

Leslie Stephen In any case, it appears that Swift showed his resentment in a manner more natural than reasonable. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

Ann Radcliffe My resentment towards him was done away, when I observed his pale and altered countenance, and perceived the melancholy which preyed upon his heart. A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe [1790]

Edmund Burke They felt with resentment an inferiority the grounds of which they did not acknowledge. Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke [1790]

Henry James And never a wince for dignity, never a throb of shame at looking each other in the face, never any independence or resentment or disgust. The Pupil by Henry James [1891]

He showed no resentment at the cruelties, foulnesses, obscenities of his time. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

She braced into resentment at the kindness, “If you’d committed a murder wouldn’t you confess to save an innocent person?” “Depends on how innocent I thought the police were. A Shilling for Candles by Josephine Tey [1936]

They had incurred too deeply the — resentment of the Aztec emperor, by their insults to his collectors, and by their co-operation with the Spaniards, to care to trust themselves in his capital. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

E. F. Benson His anger roused no resentment in her, and she spoke appealingly, full of pity. The House of Defence by E. F. Benson [1906]

Robert Louis Stevenson He knows how to make the heart beat at a brave story; to inflame us with just resentment over the hunted slave; to stop our mouths for shame when he tells of the drunken prostitute. Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson

She saw at last that resentment is disloyalty. The Understudy by Mary Cholmondeley

Arnold Bennett He kept his resentment neatly in a little drawer in his mind, and glanced at it now and then. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

Leslie Stephen Swift cherished through life a resentment against most of his relations. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

He could also feel his resentment at that flash of overwhelming joy on Liz’s face. To Love and Be Wise by Josephine Tey [1950]

Tobias Smolle All the excuses the poacher could make proved ineffectual in appeasing the resentment of the justice and his wife at being thus disconcerted. The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by Tobias Smolle

H. G. Wells With the onset of war France becomes militant and Catholic. It has suppressed the Communist Party, as a gesture of resentment against Russia and a precaution against post-war collectivisation. The New World Order by H. G. Wells

Yughourt was still prickled with resentment at the inconvenience that he had been caused. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

John Morley Voltaire, however, was not a man in whose breast the flame of resentment ever flickered away in politeness, until his adversary had humbled himself. Voltaire by John Morley

Leslie Stephen He struck at the heart as vigorously as he had done in the Examiner, but with resentment sharpened by ten years of exile. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

D. H. Lawrence Ursula was filled with deep resentment and a touch of hopelessness. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

George Gissing She was feeling a touch of shame as well as the slight resentment which was partly her class-instinct, partly of her sex. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

George Meredith It is odd, and rather frets my conscience, to think of the little resentment I feel. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

Sir Walter Scott But astonishment gave place to resentment when the unmerited insults of his language were followed by a blow which immediately put to flight every thought save that of instant combat. Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott [1821]

Kate Chopin No feeling of resentment remained with him; only wonder at his wife’s misshapen knowledge and keen self-rebuke of his own momentary forgetfulness. At Fault by Kate Chopin

Henry James Explicit resentment of his course would have made him take the floor, and the thump of his fist on the table would have affirmed him as consciously incorruptible. The Ambassadors by Henry James [1903]

Kate Chopin The old man showed no resentment at the harshness and disrespect of his son’s speech, being evidently used to such. At Fault by Kate Chopin

Edith Wharton It was always a proof of resentment in Laura Lou to ignore what he said, and meet each of his conversational attempts by a totally irrelevant reply. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Marjorie Bowen Her hair was dark brown and it hung in rather fine curls; the carnation of her face was glowing and warm; her expression flashed from resentment to appeal, and was always, bewildered. Ann Mellor’s Lover by Marjorie Bowen

Walter Scott The Knight of the Peak was filled with high resentment at Whitaker’s communication. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott [1822]

George Gissing Put it down to my poor spirit if you like, but the resentment I once had I have quite got over, and I wish you nothing but good. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

They would tell you without resentment that the minister was a “very reserved” man; there might be even a touch of proper pride in it. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

Maria Edgeworth At this instant there are various anonymous pasquinades on the garden-gates at Sans Souci, which would have provoked the resentment — the fatal resentment — of any other monarch upon earth. The Prussian Vase by Maria Edgeworth

So long as I still held myself bound to her that resentment grew. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

Virginia Woolf The differential treatment of women under this Bill has aroused a feeling of resentment among them such as has not been witnessed since the granting of the franchise . Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf [1938]

I could not find space amid my despair for speculations as to her own part in this, or stop to consider whether she was acting the part of a mere messenger, or was influenced by resentment or revenge. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

Arnold Bennett The mood of resentment passed away, vanished like a nightmare at dawn, and like one of his liverish headaches dispersed suddenly after the evening meal. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

George Meredith The resentment was over; but a germ of it must have sprang from the dust to prompt the kindling leap his memory took, out of all due connection; like a lightning among the crags. Lord Ormont and his Aminta by George Meredith [1894]

Elizabeth Gaskell The very curates, poor fellows! show no resentment each characteristically finds solace for his own wounds in crowing over his brethren. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell [1857]

I felt a surge of resentment that was not mine, but Alicia’s. Serapion by Francis Stevens

D. H. Lawrence She stood still in resentment at his suddenly abandoning her. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

Lady Sheerness had shewn the same resentment and there no longer subsisted any communication between the families. A Description of Millenium Hall and the Country Adjacent by Sarah Sco

Walter Scott Reading in your looks, perhaps, some natural resentment of this disparaging treatment, he ordered you to sit down in turn, and rendered you the same office he had just received from you. Quentin Durward by Walter Scott [1823]

Tobias Smolle It was not simply contempt which she expressed for Renaldo; she seems to resent his being able to live under her disdain; and that resentment stoops to objects unworthy of indignation. The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by Tobias Smolle

George Elio At the sight of Anthony lying dead, her nature had rebounded from its new bias of resentment and hatred to the old sweet habit of love. Mr. Gilfil’s Love Story by George Elio

Walter Scott I have, therefore, no resentment against the humbled House of Peveril — nay, I have regard to it in its depression. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott [1822]

Mrs. Jane’s grief at losing her child was united with resentment against Old Betty for having drawn the child away from home, and against her husband for having encouraged it. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Leslie Stephen The resentment indeed was most bitter and pertinacious. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

D. H. Lawrence As a rule, it was so difficult, each one was so strained in resentment under his rule. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Rafael Sabatini He knew not what the future might hold in store for him; but such was his resentment against Rosamund that there was no room in his bosom for despair. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

The revulsion of feeling was accompanied by a gust of homicidal fury, resuming in its violence the accumulated resentment of a lifetime. A Set of Six by Joseph Conrad [1908]

E. Phillips Oppenheim A sort of resentment gave him courage. The Amazing Partnership by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1914]

H. G. Wells This resentment at being cheated out of a tremendous crowning experience was to survive into my later sexual life, long after the obsession with death, from which it had arisen, had lifted. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Jacques Futrelle There was, perhaps, something of resentment struggling within him, and certainly there was an uneasy feeling of rebellion at this attempt to thrust him forward against all precedent. Elusive Isabel by Jacques Futrelle [1909]

The latter, for his part, probably had a deep feeling of resentment towards the destroyer of his kinsman. Fathers of Biology by Charles McRae [1890]

Henry Handel Richardson In the next breath, of course, she reminded herself that he might easily have made a chance, had he wished; and a healthier feeling of resentment stole over her. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

John Galsworthy The rest of the day and the day after, further reports confirmed his resentment with the authorities for making him suffer like that. On Forsyte ’Change by John Galsworthy

But the sting of disappointment was too keen, and the flood of resentment mounted too high on either side to allow the chance more than a moment in which to flicker away into nothingness. The Unbearable Bassington by Saki

George Gissing Yet he was not driven to that kind of resentment which makes the revolutionary spirit. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Arnold Bennett But now she spoke as one capable of enthusiasm and resentment on behalf of an ideal. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

Tobias Smolle Then my resentment would subside to silent sorrow. The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smolle

Jacques Futrelle This alliance would indicate that already that day has been foreseen; that there is now a resentment which is about to find expression in one great, desperate struggle for world supremacy. Elusive Isabel by Jacques Futrelle [1909]

George Gissing In me there is no resentment left, and in him no wish to disguise his own conduct. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

They had no feelings of resentment to gratify. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Henry Handel Richardson A great hope had been dashed in Emmy; and she went back hot with resentment against the intruder. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

Edith Wharton It was incredible, yet it was a fact, that for the moment his immediate purpose in seeking to speak to her was lost under a rush of resentment at counting for so little in her fate. The Reef by Edith Wharton [1912]

Samuel Johnson It is probable that, upon recollection, he submitted with a good grace to what he could not avoid, and that he discovered no resentment where he had no power. Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson

George Gissing As the days went by and he heard nothing, disappointment and resentment occupied him. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

His resentment was quite genuine. To Love and Be Wise by Josephine Tey [1950]

D. H. Lawrence She felt almost upper class; and at the same time a resentment against the ruling class smouldered in her. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

Having incurred the resentment of Pope he was rewarded by being assigned a niche in The Dunciad! His style is strong and nervous, and sparkles with wit and sarcasm. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Arnold Bennett The resentment of Jules, on being requested to supply Mr Theodore Racksole with an Angel Kiss, will therefore be appreciated. The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett [1902]

Sinclair Lewis His resentment was night-blurred; he was solicitous in inquiring, “What’s the trouble, hon?” “I’ve got — such a pain down here in my side — oh, it’s just — it tears at me. Babbit by Sinclair Lewis

But with that resentment was mingled a natural jealousy. Zanoni by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1842]

You do not believe me, perhaps, for your nature is bad, and you think my resentment can never be forgotten. Chicot the Jester by Alexandre Dumas

Jane Austen Some resentment did arise at a perseverance so selfish and ungenerous. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

H. G. Wells After we have allowed for every sort of resentment and bitter impulse in them, the fact remains such men were devotees. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Henry James While she glowed with this consolation as well as with the resentment for which it was required her father quietly addressed a few words by letter to their young friend in the south. The Reverberator by Henry James [1888]

She was as amiable as ever, and showed no resentment at all. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

George Gissing On the second day he was summoned back again, but his resentment of the dismissal rankled in him for a long time; injury to his pride was the wrong he found it hardest to forgive. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

Henry James Verena hoped that something really bad had happened to him — not by way of gratifying any resentment he aroused in her nature, but to help herself to forgive him for so much contempt and brutality. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

I gloated over my resentment watching him and . Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky