Phrases with "resentment"

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]

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

George Gissing She could conceive no other explanation of a simple burial save lack of means, or resentment in the survivors at the disposition made of his property by the deceased. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

D. H. Lawrence At first Connie suffered from the steady drizzle of resentment that came from the village. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

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

H. G. Wells My childish relations with my brothers varied between vindictive resentment and clamorous aggression. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

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

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

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]

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]

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

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

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

George Meredith Her anger at the thought of his keeping Nevil away from good fortune and happiness caused her to speak in resentment and loathing of the man. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

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

Ann Radcliffe She trembled with apprehension of the coming interview, though each moment of delay which her fear solicited, would, by heightening the resentment of the Abate, only increase the danger she dreaded. A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe [1790]

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

Cigarette believed that she could hate very bitterly; indeed, her power of resentment she rated high among her grandest qualities. Under Two Flags by Ouida [1867]

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

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]

Their resentment was very bitter. 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]

Jane Austen His resentment was in proportion to the distress of his circumstances — and he was doubtless as violent in his abuse of me to others as in his reproaches to myself. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen [1813]

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]

H.P. Lovecraft Only participants need be apprehended, and the sparing of a great number of mere spectators would considerably lessen the resentment which any of the sympathising country folk might feel. The Very Old Folk by H.P. Lovecraft [1927]

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]

Abraham Merri And with it came angry resentment of her summons. Dwellers in the Mirage by Abraham Merri

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

It is true, the king’s fit of resentment was over, but his mind was absorbingly occupied by a circumstance that raised him above the stormy disputes and giddy pleasures of the court. Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

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

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]

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]

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

His disgust and resentment breaks out at the ways of the Court in sarcastic moralizing, or in pictures of dark and repulsive imagery. Spenser by R. W. Church [1879]

The knowledge that the reproof was not altogether undeserved increased his resentment and determined him to bring this discussion with an inferior to an abrupt close. Monsieur Lecoq by Émile Gaboriau

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

Wilkie Collins The other members of the family all thought this serious manifestation of resentment at his sister’s marriage more or less unreasonable. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

E. F. Benson He made this very plain statement without the least touch of resentment himself or fear of arousing it. The House of Defence by E. F. Benson [1906]

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]

If Don Valera has any objection to make to my resentment of his unwarrantable interference, I shall be happy to settle our differences afterwards. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

Edith Wharton She had seen in a flash why she was being left, and why the plan had not been divulged to her before-hand; and she quivered with resentment and humiliation. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

He would like to show his resentment to papa by turning his back on Leet Hall. It can’t be for anything else. The Silent Chimes by Ellen Wood

Algernon Blackwood The first shock of resentment over, he had faced the situation with a tolerance which showed an unusual charity, an exceptional understanding, in one so young. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

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

Algernon Blackwood No feeling of resentment kept it in check, and certainly neither scorn nor ridicule. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

George Meredith Now he wrote coldly, and she had to repress a feeling of resentment at that also. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Edith Wharton Her resentment had died at the very moment when he had found the taunt most calculated to quicken it. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Samuel Johnson Of his virtue it is a sufficient testimony that the resentment of party has transmitted no charge of any crime. Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson

Sir Walter Scott When Waverley joined the clan Mac- Ivor, arm-in-arm with their Chieftain, all the resentment they had entertained against him seemed blown off at once. Waverley by Sir Walter Scott [1829]

Walter Scott The fortunes of the heir of Ravenswood were too low to brave the farther hostility which they imagined these open expressions of resentment must necessarily provoke. The Bride of Lammermoor by Walter Scott [1819]

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

D. H. Lawrence Both women watched him, Hermione with deep resentment and pity for him, Ursula very impatient. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

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]

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]

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

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]

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

E. F. Benson Yes, Mr. Merriall?” Adele looked in vain, when throughout the afternoon Marcia continued in possession of Lucia’s lover, for the smallest sign of resentment or uneasiness on her part. Lucia in London by E. F. Benson [1927]

George Meredith Weyburn was pushed to think of the matter by remembrance of his foregone resentment at her having withdrawn Aminta from Miss Vincent’s three days earlier than the holiday time. Lord Ormont and his Aminta by George Meredith [1894]

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]

D. H. Lawrence And a great blazing passion of resentment and protest sprang up in his heart. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

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

He thought of him the night before in the company of those ladies and gentlemen, and he quivered in resentment of his vulgar, braggart, uncouth nature. The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells

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

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]

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

H. G. Wells The patient seeks, often with the greatest ingenuity, occasion for offence, and finds a profound satisfaction in the nursing of resentment and the search for reprisals and revenges. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

The last traces of resentment vanished when one Saturday in town she met him suddenly face to face. An Engagement by Ella D'Arcy [1896]

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

Her resentment filled her, and her indignation was like a clear flame behind her smiling face. The hesitation of Miss Anderson by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1903]

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

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]

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

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

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

Kate Chopin His next, one of uncertainty as to the kind and degree of resentment which he felt confident must now show itself. At Fault by Kate Chopin

Algernon Blackwood Strange! Both in word and gesture some faintest hint of sarcasm or resentment forced itself against my conscious will. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

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

D. H. Lawrence When she heard his loud, roaring, boisterous mockery, an anger of resentment filled her. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

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

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

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

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]

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]

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

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]

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

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]

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

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

Charles Dickens Love: why, his wife best gave it; Comfort: durst Bertha speak? Counsel: when quick resentment Flush’d on the young wife’s cheek. A House to Let by Charles Dickens [1858]

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 She had heard nothing from Mary Bower, and her resentment was yet warm. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

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

Samuel Johnson The controversy is now forgotten: and books of this kind seldom live long when interest and resentment have ceased. Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson

This treatment was mortifying, and I remember very well the resentment of which he was quite unconscious. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

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]

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

H. Rider Haggard Still, mixed up with her gratitude and earnest admiration of the deed of heroism which had been wrought for her sake, was another feeling, a feeling of resentment and alarm. The People of the Mist by H. Rider Haggard

H. G. Wells I record that shame and resentment about my confirmation because it seems to me that this queer little mood of obduracy was something very important in my development. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Thomas Hardy If he could only have felt resentment towards her he would have been less unhappy; but he pitied while he contemned her. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

He was standing before me meek and motionless, his arms crossed, his eyes depressed, not the slightest indication of resentment to be traced in his whole figure. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

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

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]

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

And at this thought his simple soul surrendered itself to gloom and resentment as black as night. A Set of Six by Joseph Conrad [1908]

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]

After this he recalls to him the advice of Peleus; removing any resentment toward himself, he attributes it to the character of his father as being more able to move him. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

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]

The livid anger of his face, the deep resentment in his voice, haunted her memory, and made life almost intolerable. London Pride by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1896]

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]

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]

Anthony Trollope And yet, methought, there was more of sorrow than of resentment in her countenance. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

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]

Sinclair Lewis Her ambition was to get to bed at nine; her strongest emotion was resentment over rising at half-past six to care for Hugh. The back of her neck ached as she got out of bed. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

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]

Henry James Newman was profoundly shocked, but he felt as yet no resentment against her. The American by Henry James [1877]

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

John Galsworthy Hubert’s resentment was natural enough. Maid in Waiting by John Galsworthy

Wilkie Collins There was the quick suspicion of jealousy in the movement by which he joined Julian; there was the ready resentment of jealousy in the tone in which he pronounced the words, “Leave her to me. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

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]

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]

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]

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

Rafael Sabatini Then slowly of his sorrow resentment was begotten, and being begotten it grew rapidly until it filled his mind and whelmed in its turn all else. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

Edith Wharton He was a man who grew fat on resentment as others did on happiness . The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

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]

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]

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]

George Gissing Of mere woman’s resentment she felt nothing, for the accusation with which she visited herself was sincere and constant. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

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

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]

Henry Handel Richardson As time went on, though, and the break-up of her home began — by the auctioneer’s man appearing to paw over and appraise the furniture — a certain dull resentment did sometimes come uppermost. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

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

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]

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]

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

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]

D. H. Lawrence But she was getting cold; yet the overwhelming inertia of her inner resentment kept her there as if paralysed. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

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

Tobias Smolle He set his pride against his love, he opposed his resentment to his sorrow, and his ambition to his despair. The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by Tobias Smolle

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]

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

No! Hers was not a rare temperament, except in its fierce resentment of repression; a feeling which like genius or lunacy is apt to drive people into sudden irrelevancy. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

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

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

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

Unless he had had enough of his mother? I thought without any great resentment that I was being victimized; but then it occurred to me that the cause of his absence was quite simple. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

Washington Irving There can be no end to answer, therefore, but the gratification of resentment — a mere spirit of retaliation; and even that is impotent. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon by Washington Irving

George Gissing Something unexplained was in progress between those three, Totty and Ackroyd and Thyrza. Her resentment against the first of them revived. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Ann Radcliffe The Marchese, suppressing every expression of resentment towards an enemy, who was reduced to this deplorable condition, inquired what he had to communicate. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]

D. H. Lawrence Then anger and resentment crop out of his consternation. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

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]

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]

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]

For there had been pride and resentment in her heart then, and it is not a wounded devotion but a wounded self-love which arouses resentment in our hearts. Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley [1913]

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

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]

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

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]

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]

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]

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

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]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He showed not the slightest resentment at his companion’s words. The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1920]

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]

He smothered his resentment for the present, affecting to treat the dangerous officer with more distinguished favor. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Jane Austen Elizabeth had hoped that his resentment might shorten his visit, but his plan did not appear in the least affected by it. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen [1813]

Edith Wharton As he approached his destination, his thoughts of her were all pitiful: nothing remained of the personal resentment which had debased their parting. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

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

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]

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]

Jeremy Bentham A man has murdered your father: out of resentment you prosecute him, and get him put to death in course of law. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

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]

Leslie Stephen His enforced reticence produced an irritation against the ministers whom it had been intended to conciliate, which deepened into bitter resentment for their neglect. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

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

Anna Katherine Green But the generous Deborah felt no resentment at the determination which would only press her and hers deeper into contumely. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

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]

He was glad that this cousin of his was a rude and erect flame of resentment and not a small collapsed bundle of self-pity. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

Edith Wharton She was aware that she had Lily to thank for it; and dull resentment was turned to active animosity. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

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]

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]

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

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]

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]

This exhibition of resentment on Marston’s part had been followed by some rather angry collisions, where chance or duty happened to throw them together. The Evil Guest by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Jeremy Bentham You rob a man: he prosecutes you, and gets you punished: out of resentment you set upon him, and hang him with your own hands. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Elizabeth Gaskell But, after all, these cares and disappointments did not touch the root of his deep resentment against Osborne. There is nothing like wounded affection for giving poignancy to anger. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

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

Wilkie Collins My easy philosophy and my volatile French nature, failed to see any adequate cause for this vehement exhibition of resentment on Lucilla’s part. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

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

D. H. Lawrence Gulf impassable, and a quiet sort of resentment on either side. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

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]

D. H. Lawrence Her attitude and expression were of resentment and disgust. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

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 Chiffan’s friend was a gamekeeper by profession and a socialist by resentment and conviction. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Thomas Hardy Thus he brooded, and his resentment gathered force. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy

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]

I could think of the girl who had cut me free, and for all my resentment at the indignity of my treatment, I had hardly a thought to spare for the man who had me bound. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

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]