Sentence Examples

  • The unavenged blood was the cause of divine anger, and retribution must be made.
  • I was quite ill afterward, and I wonder if retribution also overtook the turkey.
  • A particular tendency to arrange history according to a mechanical rule appears in the constant endeavour to show that recompense and retribution followed immediately on good or bad conduct, and especially on obedience or disobedience to prophetic advice.
  • This is not merely in the vague sense that on the whole good will be rewarded and evil punished, but that every single act must work out to the uttermost its inevitable consequences, and receive its retribution, however many ages the process may require.
  • Kris could kill or have him killed in retribution for any life he took while inside the walls.

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