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He wants to avenge the murder of his brother
  take revenge for a perceived wrong
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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
  • I felt that the pale young gentleman’s blood was on my head, and that the Law would avenge it.
    Dickens, Charles  --  Great Expectations
  • Wouldst thou avenge thyself on the innocent babe?
    Hawthorne, Nathaniel  --  The Scarlet Letter

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  • I felt that the pale young gentleman’s blood was on my head, and that the Law would avenge it.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • "We will avenge him," they whispered.
    David Almond  --  Kit’s Wilderness
  • learn of their deaths and avenge them
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Voyage of the Dawn Trader
  • Ever since we walked into this room you’ve been behaving like a self-appointed public avenger.
    Reginald Rose  --  Twelve Angry Men
  • Anything that is destroyed will be avenged.
    David Almond  --  Clay
  • It is equally unredressed when the avenger fails to make himself felt as such to him who has done the wrong.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Cask of Amontillado

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  • But, deeming that the punishment of their enemies was sweeter than any of these things, and that they could fall in no nobler cause, they determined at the hazard of their lives to be honorably avenged, and to leave the rest.
    Thucydides  --  Pericles’s Funeral Oration
  • "Avenge my family," Jane said.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • I needed other people to back me up—that my wife wasn’t Amazing Amy but Avenging Amy.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Not a sacrificial angel, she thought, but an avenging one, all gold and blood and fire, confident even in the face of defeat.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • She looks beautiful in its light, not angelic-beautiful, more like avenging angel—beautiful.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • He raged against the Lal Masjid attack and vowed to avenge the death of Abdul Rashid.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Selitos One-Eye stood forward and said, "Lord, if I do this thing will I be given the power to avenge the loss of the shining city?
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • But then again, Cinderella didn’t live in a post-apocalyptic world invaded by avenging angels.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • Conclusion (3), I am in Florin City and need a planner to avenge my father, while he is in Florin City and needs a rescuer to salvage his future, and when people have equal needs of each other, conclusion (4 and final), deals are made.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • But he had avenged them, in equally horrible ways.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • Like an avenging angel, I dashed for the kitchen and confronted Mrs. Wyler with the accusation that she was holding back the relentless pace of education; that it was criminal for her to prevent Saul and Anna from benefiting from the fruits of travel and experience.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • The desire to avenge comrades or relatives killed by enemy bullets burned as hotly in northern hearts as in southern.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • With the strength it gives me, I will avenge the Amazons you killed today.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • The avenging angels will.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • And when he is dead, I shall send back that book to the mother of Alex MacGregor, with word that her son is avenged.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • What can I do to avenge my brother, or even try to save the others?
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • I will avenge my father, and you, my mother.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • ’She’s like Avenging and Bright in the song,’ said Phyllis.
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • Shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • And the ones we actually killed … do they believe they’re avenging their own deaths?
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Fogg will allow no one to avenge him.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • We alone must avenge the blood of the just one….
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • But If they chose to be cowards he would go out and avenge all himself.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • Besides, tell me this: If someone killed Aziza, wouldn’t you want the chance to avenge her?
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • "Wouldst thou avenge thyself on the innocent babe?" whispered she.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • And killing throws the whole system into confusion, because death must be avenged; killers and their families are under permanent threat.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • I suppose I thought if I could avenge myself, and kill the wolves who had murdered his father, Valentine would mourn me.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • You shall be avenged in turn, for not one of them but shall minister to your needs.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • To avenge the military intervention, Milosevic’s army unleashed a wave of destruction and brutality on some sixty towns and cities in Kosovo.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • The count was erect and triumphant, like the Avenging Angel!
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • At least we may yet be avenged.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • I wished to see him again, that I might wreak the utmost extent of abhorrence on his head and avenge the deaths of William and Justine.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • In a few days, maybe less than a week, he would use his arrows to avenge Garrow’s death.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Yet complete revenge he had, and without being the avenger.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Whether it was a son who would some day avenge his father.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • She thrust her arm forward to take it, and in that moment she was no longer Clary, his friend since childhood, but a Shadowhunter, an avenging angel who belonged with that sword in her hand.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • But my blood boils to avenge this poor murdered creature.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • Do you not wish to avenge Yourself?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • He might meet his father, or even get to avenge his mother’s death.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
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