This produced a complete revulsion of public feeling.
Moreover, a feeling of revulsion against the Jesuits was sweeping over western Europe: they were accused of being the incarnation of the most baneful principles, political, intellectual, moral; and though Clement (1758-1769) protected them against the pressure of the Bourbon courts, his successor Clement XIV.
In 445 a revulsion of feeling led the Megarians to massacre their Athenian garrison.
"He is old and feeble, and I dare to condemn him!" she thought at such moments, with a feeling of revulsion against herself.