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From this marble Phidias sculptured a statue of Vengeance, which was called Rhamnusia.

He would avenge me, it is true, but it is not to him that I shall look for vengeance.

This was the vengeance for which she had longed, for which she had plotted, the vengeance she had at last achieved.

God's object at that time was not the safety of the Jews, but vengeance.

Who knew what vengeance they might take for the killing of the Padres?

How much better do the English understand the arts of vengeance!

But the vengeance of Magua sought a deeper and more malignant enjoyment.

It was succeeded by the most frantic and angry demonstrations of vengeance.

When, where, did justice to the injured waken their hate and vengeance?

It needed no word from Latona herself to rouse her children to vengeance.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Anglo-French vengeaunce, Old French vengeance "revenge," from vengier "take revenge," from Latin vindicare "to set free, claim, avenge" (see vindicate).

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