The effect does not re-act upon the cause; the intention does not change relations with the object.
I think in some degree the two things act and re-act on each other.
Even on Sunday as they rode away to church, they were too tired and too worried to re-act to the beauties of the landscape.
Some women act and re-act perpetually between these two extremes.
The fever has subsided, only because exhausted nature could re-act no longer.
Thus do the habits and tastes of different nations act and re-act upon each other.
Arrived there, they re-act the scene of yesterday, crushing every egg they can find.
This part may re-act on us, and it remains for trial which may bear longest.
We believe it to be a direct attack upon individual liberty, and an evil that will re-act upon those who attempt to establish it.
Suddenly, all the chilled and revolted energies of my passions seemed to re-act, and rush back upon me.