The commanders met with polite bows but with secret malevolence in their hearts.
The ascription of malevolence to the world of spirits is by no means universal.
With a sudden expression of malevolence on his aged face, Adraksin shouted at Pierre:
He constantly speaks of the malevolence and detraction of an older poet, whose name is said to have been Luscius Lavinius or Lanuvinus.
Differing as they did in politics, Gibbon's testimony to the genius and character of the great statesman is highly honourable to both: " Perhaps no human being," he says, " was ever more perfectly exempt from the taint of malevolence, vanity, or falsehood."