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How to use talion in a sentence
But it is to be questioned whether the rule of talion is the right one for the Kabyles.
In the primitive code of the talion nothing was more simple—an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth—thou hast killed; I kill thee.South America To-day | Georges Clemenceau
British Dictionary definitions for talion
the system or legal principle of making the punishment correspond to the crime; retaliation
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