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Revenge, vb. to take vengeance; absol.: Wiv. I, 3, 100. Merch. III, 1, 69. H5 V, 1, 49. H6B IV, 1, 97. H6C II, 3, 19. Tit. IV, 1, 128. Mcb. III, 3, 18. Lr. II, 1, 47. With for: “r., ye heavens, for old Andronicus,” Tit. IV, 1, 129. cf. Lucr. 1683. Shr. V, 1, 139. Hml. IV, 5, 135. With upon: “a bird that will r. upon you all,” H6C I, 4, 36.
Trans., the injury or injured person being the object: Lucr. 1841. Mids. III, 2, 420. R2 I, 2, 40. I, 3, 58. H4A I, 3, 183. V, 3, 12. H6A III, 2, 49. IV, 5, 18. IV, 6, 30. H6B IV, 1, 26. H6B IV, 1, 26 H6C I, 1, 100. II, 3, 19. Cymb. I, 6, 135. V, 4, 34 etc. With on: “r. it on him,” Tp. III, 2, 62. Per. III, 3, 24. Refl.: “lest I r. What, myself upon myself?” R3 V, 3, 186. H8 II, 1, 162. Caes. IV, 3, 94. Passively; a) the injury as subject: “these injuries will be --d home,” Lr. III, 3, 13. “'twill be --d,” Cymb. IV, 2, 154. b) the injured person as subject; to be --d == to take vengeance: Lucr. 1194. Ado II, 1, 217. Shr. II, 29. H6A I, 4, 58. H6A I, 4, 58 H6C III, 3, 212. Tit. V, 2, 196. Caes. III, 2, 207. Hml. III, 3, 75. IV, 5, 135. Cymb. I, 6, 126. Cymb. I, 6, 126 Cymb. I, 6, 126 II, 3, 160. With “on:” Lucr. 1683. Gent. V, 2, 51. Wiv. II, 1, 30. Wiv. II, 1, 30 Wiv. II, 1, 30 Wiv. II, 1, 30 II, 2, 326. III, 1, 122. V, 1, 30. Tw. V, 386. H4A I, 3, 291. H6C I, 1, 57. H6C I, 1, 57 I, 3, 20. R3 I, 2, 133. R3 I, 2, 133 I, 3, 333. H8 III, 2, 9. Tit. III, 1, 301. V, 2, 95. Ant. IV, 12, 16. Cymb. III, 5, 79. Of for on: “I'll be --d of her,” H4B II, 4, 167 (Pistol's speech. Ff on). On for for: “live to be --d on her death,” Lucr. 1778.
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