Poetic-justice sentence example

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  • You ought to see some poetic justice in that—he ragged you enough during the debate about your line-of-duty-shot-in-the-ass wound.
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  • Jackson felt it poetic justice that their gala should benefit the organization that supplied blood to the masses.
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  • Maybe it was poetic justice that her soul was doomed.
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  • Still less historical justification is to be found for the vacillating Weisslingen in whom Goethe executed poetic justice on himself as the lover of Friederike, or in the women of the play, the gentle Maria, the heartless Adelheid.
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  • Again poetic justice is effected on the unfortunate hero who has chosen his own personal advancement in preference to his duty to the woman he loves; more pointedly than in Gotz is the moral enforced by Clavigo's worldly friend Carlos, that the ground of Clavigo's tragic end lies not so much in the defiance of a moral law as in the hero's vacillation and want of character.
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