In the north, the murder of Gordon was still unavenged; and the vast territory known as the Sudan had escaped from the control of Egypt.
The unavenged blood was the cause of divine anger, and retribution must be made.
husband Uriah the Hittite could not go unavenged.
The Qais could not leave unavenged the blood shed at Merj Rahit.
The public buildings were placarded during the night with an intimation that four hundred knights had sworn not to leave Luther unavenged, and the ominous words Bundschuh, Bundschuh, Bundschuh (the watchword of peasant revolts) were written at the foot.