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Therefore, as a man who has not thought and philosophised in vain, I seek no vengeance, plot no evil against thee.
They even wanted to wreak their unreasoning vengeance on this innocent dumb brute.
The Vengeance stooped, and the jar of a drum was heard as she moved it at her feet behind the counter.
Many have come to ask for vengeance on that head," said the voice of the Queen of the Heavens, "and many more shall come.
But in other parts, the great thickness of the walls and the vaulted roofs of the apartments, resisted the progress of the flames, and there the rage of man still triumphed, as the scarce more dreadful element held mastery elsewhere; for the besiegers pursued the defenders of the castle from chamber to chamber, and satiated in their blood the vengeance which had long animated them against the soldiers of the tyrant Front-de-B
and that was not to eat bread from a table-cloth, nor embrace his wife, and other points which, though I cannot now call them to mind, I here grant as expressed) until I take complete vengeance upon him who has committed such an offence against me.
if, as we supposed, Captain Nemo employed the Nautilus in works of vengeance.
Milady will then turn you out of doors, and you know she is not the woman to limit her vengeance.
cried the countess, "how terrible a vengeance for a fault which fatality made me commit
But in republics there is more vitality, greater hatred, and more desire for vengeance, which will never permit them to allow the memory of their former liberty to rest; so that the safest way is to destroy them or to reside there.
For several days he was incessantly devising schemes of vengeance, and endeavoring to set on foot an expedition that should carry dismay and desolation into the Blackfeet town.
An act of vengeance on your part against Arthur would simply be another evil added to those we are suffering under: you could not bear the punishment alone; you would entail the worst sorrows on every one who loves you.