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  • My math teacher had a vendetta against me and as proof I offer the fact that I had not been told about Wednesday’s test.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Winters has some crazy vendetta against people who smoke.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • Without leaving her with a vendetta, an urge to go public, anything but fond memories.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • However, even with my vendetta against Ambrose, I still had a great deal of time on my hands.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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  • There are stories of elopements, unrequited love, family feuds, and exhausting vendettas, which everyone was drawn into, had to be involved with.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • Maybe Bastian exacts some final vendetta; maybe Frederick goes looking for his only way out.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • What they did was not simply a removal from office, it was a blood vendetta and for many months I could not talk about either man without becoming enraged.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • I can’t very well say it’s so I can carry out my own personal vendetta against Snow.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • He killed a man cold-bloodedly, in pursuance of some sordid vendetta in the underworld of prostitutes and pimps.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • Do we have to start a vendetta against Rita Skeeter as well?
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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  • I knew you were gloomy, and always brooding over some old history of the vendetta; and I overlooked that in Italy, because in Italy those things are thought nothing of.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • He declared a vendetta against all dogs.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • She still nursed a vendetta against the werewolves for killing her friend Laurent (just as he was about to kill me).
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • The Corsican vendetta has penetrated to certain lower strata and has become the law there; it is so simple that it does not astonish souls which are but half turned towards good; CHAPTER II.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • The editorial contained phrases such as: personal vendetta, criminally sloppy journalism, and demands that measures be taken against indictable allegations regarding decent citizens.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • The seer raised his hand to heaven, murmuring: The vendetta of Mananaun!
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • As far as I understood, I wasn’t taking part in a vendetta against the German race.
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day
  • I could see it behind my lids — I could see Victoria’s face, her lips pulled back over her teeth, her crimson eyes glowing with the obsession of her vendetta; she held Edward responsible for the demise of her love, James.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • A middling, earnest student named Lawan Foster who is often homeless (her mother a drug addict, her brother hiding from gang vendettas) gets the "Beat the Odds" award from the Children’s Defense Fund.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Now, as part of this vendetta, funds to the college were being cut.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • Despite her vendetta against Roran, by tradition it was Birgit’s right and responsibility to represent Katrina, as she had been a close friend of Katrina’s mother.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • Hence the veneration in headhunting communities (in New Guinea, for example) of the heads brought home from vendetta raids.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • Once you learn the ropes, you’ll realize that nearly every altercation has something to do with a feud or vendetta of some sort, and the law doesn’t much like to get involved with those unless they cross the line, like this one.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • There were no quarrels with Edward the Great, only vendettas.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • The colt spent three years plunging around the track in devil-possessed rages and nurturing a vendetta against the hapless assistant starters assigned to hold his head in the doorless starting gate.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • It’s all very well for her, since her "vendetta" lies in the "fact."
    Luigi Pirandello  --  Six Characters in Search of an Author
  • It involved a single man with a vendetta against old enemies, a killer who had long since fled from the island.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • This vendetta is over, and the witches have been granted their own lands within Lord Aamon’s kingdom.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • A vendetta.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • Yet Johnnie knew better than another the vast, silent, secret network of hate that draws about the victim in a mountain vendetta.
    Grace MacGowan Cooke  --  The Power and the Glory
  • Their friend Connor Lynch had left Rowan and was living in Blys, having swapped a soul in exchange for a barony and the chance to fulfill a vendetta.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • Being blind in this place was desirable, but risky, for if one were involved in a vendetta one could easily and anonymously be flipped backward, like the Neapolitans.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • And anyway, if Alec had a vendetta on with Mr. Ford, why did he go for him in the shop on a Saturday, in the middle of the weekend shopping rush, when everyone could see?
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • That vain usurping of an honour’d name: We’ll dance his masque as if it were the truth, Enlist the poniards swift of Those who, sworn To punctual vendetta never sleep.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • Like V for Vendetta Natalie Portman.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • Vendetta, Vittoria thought, and for the first time in her life understood.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • This could be a work of art among vendettas.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Don’t start on one of your vendettas, Alex."
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • V for Vendetta, I mean.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • Vendetta, heh?
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • When they call for you by name, then the system has changed and the vendetta has begun.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • And so terribly did he live this vendetta that Grey Beaver, fierce savage himself, could not but marvel at White Fang’s ferocity.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • Did you swear a vendetta against Jesper Rasmussen?
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • You wish our siding in a vendetta?
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • There is no history there, no vendetta.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • Vendettas abounded.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • Human laws what forbid vendetta?
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • From this moment I declare the vendetta against you, so protect yourself as well as you can, for the next time we meet your last hour has come.’
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • The vendetta I’ll handle myself.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • "No, your excellency," returned Bertuccio; "it was a vendetta followed by restitution."
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
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