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vengeance
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The Winter`s Tale
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vengeance
Used in
The Winter`s Tale
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  • no thought of him; The very thought of my revenges that way Recoil upon me: in himself too mighty, And in his parties, his alliance,—let him be, Until a time may serve: for present vengeance, Take it on her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Not he alone shall suffer what wit can make heavy and vengeance bitter; but those that are germane to him, though removed fifty times, shall all come under the hangman: which, though it be great pity, yet it is necessary.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I would not be a stander-by to hear My sovereign mistress clouded so, without My present vengeance taken: 'shrew my heart, You never spoke what did become you less Than this; which to reiterate were sin As deep as that, though true.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …the young prince, whose honourable thoughts,— Thoughts high for one so tender,—cleft the heart That could conceive a gross and foolish sire Blemish'd his gracious dam: this is not,—no, Laid to thy answer: but the last,—O lords, When I have said, cry Woe!—the queen, the queen, The sweetest, dearest creature's dead; and vengeance for't Not dropp'd down yet.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: vengeance is mine
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