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19) That is to say, the concept of religion as couched in the Arabic term din and as applied to Islam is far more comprehensive and profound than was understood in pagan Arabia (where it signified custom, habit, requital, obedience, personal faith, and ritual practice) (20) and is not the same as what is understood by the term 'religion' in the West.
Vain hope that such poor courage could repay The sterling gifts received from day to day To heaven for requital I commend My kindred dear, and many a faithful friend Praying through future years they may enjoy, Health, peace and happiness without alloy.
The mind which is immortal makes itself Requital for its good or evil thoughts-- Is its own origin of ill and end-- And its own place and time--its innate sense, When stripp'd of this mortality, derives No colour from the fleeting things without, But is absorb'd in sufferance or in joy, Born from the knowledge of its own desert.
Nivison interprets as a kind of "gratitude credit": the ability of a superior to evoke a perceived obligation for requital in a subordinate.
The writing of Hart-Davis' biography of Hugh Walpole was to have most fortunate repercussions on his life; a requital perhaps, for his handling of certain aspects of the work with consummate tact, contriving to include only coded references to Walpole's sexual orientation--Turkish baths provided 'informal opportunities for meeting interesting strangers'.
33) Presumably Jefferson later sent a requital, which was of more help to Mercer than to Ogilvie.
Edward Bagshaw, imprisoned for much of the period from 1663 to 1667 and again in 1671, explained the sounding of the seventh trumpet (Revelation 11: 15) as inaugurating "the time in which our Saviour promiseth; that all his followers shall have a rich and ample requital for all their temporal hardship and losses.
Poet--/ know with my skin--there's no requital for me?
The Shoah, by contrast, was much more than this, according to Halivni--a genuine "finishing" and thus not to be construed as requital or a righting of wrongs.
The second tale in the collection, "Histoire de l'Union des Ecrivains albanais telle que refletee dans le miroir d'une femme" (History of the Writers Union as Reflected in a Lady's Looking-Glass), is a belated but nonetheless fascinating requital on the Writers Union and on the Stalinist regime in general.
To forgive" has been defined as "to cease to feel resentment against" or "to give up resentment of or claim to requital.
40) In a discussion of this trope in Icelandic sagas, William Ian Miller explains the underlying logic: `Wrongs done to someone, like gifts given to him, unilaterally make the recipient a debtor, someone who owes requital.