Blood-feud sentence example
- The only way to protect innocent people from the blood feud that runs between my family and A'Ran's was to use honor.
- And yet he knew war was not so simple between two clans with a history of blood feud as theirs had.
- It is state-law; alike self-help, blood-feud, marriage by capture, are absent; though family solidarity, district responsibility, ordeal, the lex talionis, are primitive features that remain.
- They had all along maintained a virtual independence of the Turks and until quite recently retained their medieval customs, living in fortified towers and practising the vendetta or blood-feud.
- A blood-feud arose between them and a line of Afghan princes who had established themselves among the mountains of Ghor.Advertisement
- While attempting to effect his escape he was recognized by the chief of the other branch of the Kajar tribe, who had deserted his cause, and who had a blood-feud with him, in pursuance of which he now put him to death.
- These legends belong to an age when higher ideas of law and of social duty were being established;, the implacable blood-feud of primitive society gives place to a fair trial, and in Athens, when the votes of the judges are evenly divided, mercy prevails.
- Increase of wealth and the influence of returned emigrants tend to soften Maronite character, and the last remnants of the barbarous state of the community - even the obstinate blood-feud - are disappearing.
- An end to the blood feud that has existed between my family and yours.
- This started a blood feud between the Bruce and MacDougall clans; the Bruce had of course supported William Wallace.Advertisement
- A blood feud can start over any number of causes - an untoward advance to a woman or the killing of a sheep dog.
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- In all parts of Albania the vendetta (gydk, jak) or blood-feud, the primitive lex talionis, is an established usage; the duty of revenge is a sacred tradition handed down to successive generations in the family, the village and the tribe.