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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • He was avenging you on me as a Karamazov, I see that now.
  • By their being avenged?
  • But what do I care for avenging them?
  • They will say this in despair, and their utterance will be a blasphemy which will make them more unhappy still, for man’s nature cannot bear blasphemy, and in the end always avenges it on itself.
  • A feeling of hatred was rankling in his heart, as though he meant to avenge himself on some one.
  • If I break off with her now, she will avenge herself on me by ruining that scoundrel to-morrow at the trial, for she hates him and knows she hates him.
  • The weak-minded idiot, Smerdyakov, transformed into a Byronic hero, avenging society for his illegitimate birth—isn’t this a romance in the Byronic style?
  • It was an impulse of madness and insanity, but also an impulse of nature, irresistibly and unconsciously (like everything in nature) avenging the violation of its eternal laws.

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  • He wants to avenge the murder of his brother
  • You are the representative of justice here, and it is for justice to avenge those she has been unable to protect.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  The Count of Monte Cristo

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