Usage examples for avenger

  1. But when I recovered consciousness, I was no longer a boy- I was the avenger! – The Scarlet Banner by Felix Dahn
  2. I cannot loose the bonds of the avenger, nor open his bolts. – Faust by Goethe
  3. Thirty years have sped, and still the hand of the avenger has not fallen upon my father. – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  4. He comes forward as the avenger of her mother. – A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3) by Felix Dahn
  5. It has been often asked by the idly curious, Why Avenger, and of what? – Drift from Two Shores by Bret Harte
  6. God is an avenger. – Henry IV, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  7. Every one was delighted that his turn had now come, and when at last Mike Kis let go his collar and left him lying at full length on the floor, they carried the avenger of their long years of contumely round the room, and drank his health in bumpers till break of day. – A Hungarian Nabob by Maurus Jókai
  8. The Avenger was on his trick, never more to lose sight of him till he had forced him to a speedy, public and ignominious death. – A Sketch of the Causes, Operations and Results of the San Francisco Vigilance Committee of 1856 by Stephen Palfrey Webb
  9. Her brother Orestes, the avenger of blood and the hope of her house, has been living in banishment, while she has been looking and longing for his return. – Specimens of Greek Tragedy Aeschylus and Sophocles by Goldwin Smith
  10. For poor Valerian was right, and there is an Avenger, in whom even my progenitor believes, and before whom he trembles. – The Autobiography of a Slander by Edna Lyall
  11. For himself, Meynell would have been content with much less; but in dealing with Barron, he was the avenger of wrongs not his own, both public and private; and when his own first passion of requital had passed away, killed in him by the anguish of his enemy, he still let Flaxman decide for him. – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  12. Nor in my madness was I silent: and, should any chance offer, did I ever return a conqueror to my native Argos, I vowed myself his avenger, and with my words I stirred his bitter hatred. – The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil
  13. His church, near the gate of S. Pancrazio, has existed since the year 500. St. Pancras was in the middle ages regarded as the protector against false oaths, and the avenger of perjury. – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  14. Thou hast spread thy splendor over the heavens; At the cry of babes and infants Thou hast set up a bulwark, because of thine enemies, To silence the foe and avenger. – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  15. He knew that he and Quade and Lowrie deserved death in its most terrible form for their betrayal of Hal Sinclair in the desert; and nothing but fate, he was sure, could save him from the avenger. – The Rangeland Avenger by Max Brand