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In requital, mine host was always furnished with the news of the country, and was probably a little of a humourist to boot.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, VOL. 13, ISSUE 368, MAY 2, 1829VARIOUS
As a slight requital of your kind souvenir, I take the liberty to send you some variations, and a Rondo with violin accompaniment.
BEETHOVEN'S LETTERS 1790-1826, VOLUME 1 OF 2LADY WALLACE
In fundamental contrast with the Mosaic law, Christianity repudiated the requital of like with like.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
Requital was sought for the loss which the clan sustained through the death of one of its members.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
It was the old narrative of a hopeless love, affection unreturned, a whole heart's devotion given without the shadow of requital.
GERALD FITZGERALDCHARLES JAMES LEVER
They both thanked him, which was all the requital that he looked for, and being therewith well contented he went his way laughing.
THE SOURCES AND ANALOGUES OF 'A MIDSUMMER-NIGHT'S DREAM'COMPILED BY FRANK SIDGWICK
Mrs Porteous was obliged to separate from her husband, and this was her requital for having been the occasion of his advancement.
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLAND VOLUME 17ALEXANDER LEIGHTON
He brooded over those words, and never ceased to dwell on the hope of some requital on his old opponent.
OLD AND NEW LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
Consider how your Promachus sleeps, subdued by my spear, that a requital for my brother might not be long unpaid.
THE ILIAD OF HOMER (1873)HOMER
And this is the accepted doctrine in Christian societies, as regards requital by individuals of personal wrongs.
THE METHODS OF ETHICSHENRY SIDGWICK
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