Sentence Examples


  • Gradually there would arise the idea of proportionate punishment, of which the characteristic type is the lex talionis, 1 " an eye for an eye."
  • In all parts of Albania the vendetta (gydk, jak) or blood-feud, the primitive lex talionis, is an established usage; the duty of revenge is a sacred tradition handed down to successive generations in the family, the village and the tribe.
  • The qualifications for the office were fixed in each town by a special law for that community (lex municipalis).
  • WOW, great stories, brilliant acting (Lex is TOPS), wonderful continuity.
  • He recently did an episode of the science fiction series Lex, which was filmed in Halifax, Canada.

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