This doctrine has always appeared to me to present a theory of retributory compensation which is very acceptable.
They may reserve the right of retributory action against the official.
I have already begun my retributory purposes, as I may call them.
It must be that God had a retributory end in view in that great event.
Spinoza could not regard the bad man as an object of Divine anger and a subject of retributory punishment.
Strange was this retributory fate which had brought these two into the most intimate relations of husband and wife.