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vengeance
used in
The House of Mirth
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vengeance
Used in
The House of Mirth
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  • You can't want to take such a vengeance as that.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She studied it with a kind of passion, as though it were some weapon she had slowly fashioned for her vengeance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Of course it was shocking for a married woman to borrow money—and Lily was expertly aware of the implication involved—but still, it was the mere MALUM PROHIBITUM which the world decries but condones, and which, though it may be punished by private vengeance, does not provoke the collective disapprobation of society.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: with a vengeance
as in: vengeance is mine
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