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Fear might drive him to the attempt now that he knew the manner of horrible pack that was upon his trail, and that Tarzan of the Apes was following him to wreak upon him the vengeance that he deserved.
You have much wrong to wreak; soon you will have more, for I, too, shall be gone, and my blood also shall cry for vengeance to you.
Yes, I would bear my sorrows, and become great, that in a day to be I might wreak vengeance on the king.
Only satisfied his own passion, only wreaked his own vengeance.
I wished to see him again, that I might wreak the utmost extent of abhorrence on his head and avenge the deaths of William and Justine.
Calm, gentle, passionless, as he appeared, there was yet, we fear, a quiet depth of malice, hitherto latent, but active now, in this unfortunate old man, which led him to imagine a more intimate revenge than any mortal had ever wreaked upon an enemy.
But a short time before he had had his author--the author of his misery--within the four walls of his prison, and yet he had not wreaked the vengeance that was in his heart.
Across the pier glass had been scrawled with a diamond in staggering letters the name "Marie." It seemed that the succession of dwellers in the furnished room had turned in fury--perhaps tempted beyond forbearance by its garish coldness--and wreaked upon it their passions.
Schizophrenia's characteristic symptoms, such as confused thinking, disrupted emotions, and social withdrawal, wreak havoc on many people.
Two studies now home in on some of the pollutants responsible and the means by which they wreak havoc.
A virus designed to destroy data, however, could use the same security loophole to wreak much more havoc.
Summary: Badami (Karnataka) [India], Aug 10 (ANI): The security forces on Saturday carried out rescue operations near Badami town as floods continue to wreak havoc in the state.