The oak of Vincennes, under which the king would sit to mete out justice, cast its shade over the whole political action of Louis IX.
Unhappily, despite its warm assurances of American friendship, this document met with a most hostile reception in Italy, where it was interpreted as an attempt to undermine the position of her spokesmen and so mete out to her a different measure from that prescribed by France and Britain.
(4) & Ihone his klefing of pe hoerys of camels, & a gyrdyl of a skyn about his lendys; & his mete was pe locust & hony of die wode.
For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again " .
Help is good in all places, and " with what measure ye mete, it shall be meted unto you again.
mete out appropriate treatment.
mete out reward or punishment on clear grounds.
mete Strange, 45, is still meting out advice and punishment to children who have got into trouble.
(4) And this Ioon hadde clothing of camels heeris, and a girdil of skynne aboute his leendis; and his mete was honysoukis and hony of the wode.
(4) Forsothe that ilk Ioon hadde cloth of the heeris of cameylis, and a girdil of skyn aboute his leendis; sothely his mete weren locustis, and hony of the wode.
Children at this stage also mete out justice in an eye-for-an-eye manner or according to Golden Rule logic.
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