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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Retaliation
 
  Ich bin gewohnt in der Münze wiederzuzahlen in der man mich bezahlt.
  I am accustomed to pay men back in their own coin.
        Bismarck—To the Ultramontanes. (1870).
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Repudiate the repudiators.
        Wm. P. Fessenden. Presidential Canvass of 1868.
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And would’st thou evil for his good repay?
        Homer—Odyssey. Bk. XVI. L. 448. Pope’s trans.
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She pays him in his own coin.
        Swift—Polite Conversation. Dialogue III.
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