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" Tar, or retaliation ; and the right of exacting it devolves on the nearest of kin to the deceased. So nice are the Arabs on this point of honour, that if any one neglects to seek his retaliation he is disgraced for ever. He therefore watches every opportunity... "
Travels through Syria and Egypt, in the years 1783, 1784, and 1785 ... - Page 396
by Constantin-François Volney - 1788
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Bees

Bees - 1778
...for ages established a law among them, which decrees that the blood of every man who is slain must be avenged by that of his murderer. This vengeance...retaliation; and the right of exacting it devolves on the nearest of kin to the deceased. So nice are the Arabs on this point of honour, that if any one neglects...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

Literary Criticism - 1787
...hatred* which perpetuate thefe diifenfions. The intereft of the common fafety has for ages eftabliihed a law among them, which decrees, that the blood of...the deceafed. So nice are the Arabs on this point of ho» nour, that if any one neglects to feek his retaliation, he is difgraced for ever. He therefore...
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Encyclopædia britannica: or, A dictionary of arts ..., Volume 3, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Reference - 1797
...eftablifhed a law among them, which decrees that the blood of every man who is flain muft be aYcnged by that of his murderer. This vengeance is called Tar, or retaliation ; and the right of exadling it devolves on the neareit of kin to the deceafed. So nice are the Arabs on this point of...
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The Christian Remembrancer: A Quarterly Review, Volume 1

Christianity - 1819
...the Arabians, which decrees that the blood of every man who ia slain must be avenged by that of hu murderer. . This vengeance is called Tar, or retaliation, and the right of exacting it devolves on the nearest akin to t|)e deceased. So nice are the Arabs on this point of honour, lliat if any one neglects...
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An introduction to the critical study and knowledge of the Holy ..., Volume 3

Thomas Hartwell Horne - Bible - 1825
...established a law among them" (the Arabians), " which decrees that the blood of every man, who is slain, must be avenged by that of his murderer. This vengeance...retaliation ; and the right of exacting it devolves on the nearest of kin to the deceased. 80 nice are the Arabs on this point of honour, that, if any one neglects...
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Canticles; or, Song of Solomon: a new tr., with notes, by J. Fry

1825
...established a law among them," the Arabians, " which decrees that the blood of every man who is slain must be avenged by that of his murderer. This vengeance...retaliation ; and the right of exacting it devolves on the nearest of kin to the deceased. So nice are the Arabs on this point of honour, that if any one neglects...
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The Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster

Edinburgh encyclopaedia - History - 1830
...being an established principle among the Bedouins, that the blood of every man who is slain must he avenged by that of his murderer. This vengeance is...retaliation ; and the right of exacting it devolves on the nearest of kiu to the deceased. If any one neglects to seek his retaliation, he is for ever disgraced...
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An Introduction to the Critical Study of the Holy Scriptures, Volume 2

Thomas Hartwell Horne - Bible - 1836
...that the blood of every man, wuo n slain, must be avenged by that of his murderer. Thia vengeanc e is called tar, or retaliation ; and the right of exacting it devolves on the neareM of kin to the deceased. So nice are the Arabs on this point of honour, thai if any one neglects...
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An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy ..., Volume 2

Thomas Hartwell Horne - Bible - 1836
...blood of every man, who is (lain, must be avenged bj that of hii murderer. This vengeance ia catted tar, or retaliation ; and the right of exacting it devolves on the nearest of kin to the deceased. So nice are the Arabs on this point of honour, that if any one neglect*...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge

Family & Relationships - 1837
...for ages established a law among them, which decrees that the blood of every man who is slain, must be avenged by that of his murderer. This vengeance...retaliation ; and the right of exacting it devolves on the nearest of kin to the deceased. So nice are the Arabs on this point of honour, that if any one neglects...
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