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What though he fly to the mountain tower To escape the venge of the tyrant's power.

For the law indifferently doth punish euery man, that without the Magistrates order taketh authority to venge his own wrong.

Kingis and lordis schulden wite that thei ben mynystris and vikeris of God, to venge synne and ponysche mysdoeris.

When from the sorely wounded / knight his sword was gone, Then had he naught to 'venge him / but his shield alone.

WORD ORIGIN

"avenge," c.1300, from Old French vengier, from Latin vindicare (see vindication). Related: Venged; venging.

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