There is a world of pathos in this helpless cry of pain, with its suggestion of retributive fate.
The wrath of man has worked out the retributive justice of God.
Oswald, raised in a moment from the desponding invalid to a terrifying ministrant of retributive justice.
The retributive stroke, swift and visible, is not needed to declare this.
An act of retributive justice has just been committed by the worthy magistrate of this district.
Nothing but the hand of a retributive Providence can avail to reach them.
Is there no retributive justice dogging his heels, from which all the glories and adulations of earth cannot shield him?
It was retributive justice with a vengeance, was Neds further opinion.
She does not love witchery for its own sake; she loves it only as the retributive channel for the requital of a terrible offence.
It is one of the most striking instances of retributive justice that I ever knew.