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1) 21032. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:21032 QUOTATION:Nature avenges herself speedily on the hard pedantry that would chain her waves. She is no literalist. Every thing must be taken genially,...

2) 15055. Corneille, Pierre. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:15055 QUOTATION:To he who avenges a father, nothing is impossible. ATTRIBUTION:Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Rodrigue, in The Cid, act 2,...

3) avenge. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: a·venged, a·veng·ing, a·veng·es1. To inflict a punishment or penalty in return for; revenge: avenge a murder. 2. To take vengeance on behalf of:...

4) 56159. Stevens, Wallace. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...Can all men, together, avengeOne of the leaves that have fallen in autumn?But the wise man avenges by building his city in snow. ATTRIBUTION:Wallace Stevens (1879-1955),...

5) §19. Summary. IV. Lesser Caroline Poets. Vol. 7. Cavalier and Puritan. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...is one power to whom, almost without exception, they neglected to pay attention: and she avenges herself with prompt severity. Now this power was criticism. 41 In...

6) §4. "Genesis, Exodus, Daniel". IV. Old English Christian Poetry. Vol. 1. From the Beginnings to the Cycles of Romance. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...first motif, the fall of the angels; Satan, in anger at having fallen from his high estate, avenges himself on God by tempting man; and the rest of the narrative...

7) §15. His villains. VI. Philip Massinger. Vol. 6. The Drama to 1642, Part Two. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...more despicable villain is Montreville, who, pretending to be the friend of old Malefort, avenges himself on him for injuries borne in silence during many years by...

8) VII. The Clash of War. Riis, Jacob A. 1904. Theodore Roosevelt, the Citizen
...than a hell like that. That was murder, and of women and innocent children. The war that avenges such infamy I hail as the messenger of wrath of an outraged God....

9) Act III. Scene I. Shelley, Percy Bysshe. 1909-14. The Cenci. The Harvard Classics
...make The thing that I have suffered but a shadow 100 In the dread lightning which avenges it; Brief, rapid, irreversible, destroying The consequence of what it cannot...

10) XLIII. To Cornelius Minicianus. Pliny the Younger. 1909-14. Letters. The Harvard Classics
...of the emperor Nerva, permitted to settle in Sicily, where he now professes rhetoric, and avenges himself upon Fortune in his declamations.—You see how obedient I...

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