Milan and Piedmont were comparatively well governed; but repugnance to Austrian rule in the former case, and the contagion of French Jacobinical opinions in the latter, brought those populations into increasing hostility to the rulers.
Pierre turned away with repugnance, and closing his eyes quickly fell back on the carriage seat.
His repugnance to public life had been strongly expressed to his father in a letter of a very early date, in which he begged that the money which a seat in the House of Commons would cost might be expended in a mode more agreeable to him.
He showed no repugnance to a change of masters, and began to make overtures to the Medici.
About this time Bertha, having effected a temporary reconciliation between her sons, overcame the repugnance with which Pope Stephen III.