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However, violence does ultimately recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
Purists will recoil upon learning that the world's top literary prize is going to a rock 'n' roll musician: Who's next, Paul McCartney?
It also anticipated that Jews would one day have their revenge on the general: "the day will come," it predicted, "when he will pay in judgment for all of the damage that he wrought upon the Children of Israel by his ignorant and wicked order, and his deeds will recoil upon his own head.