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Eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth

Posted by Frenchie on June 04, 2004

In Reply to: Eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth posted by Denise on June 03, 2004

All I can tell you is that the proverb is more often used with the coordinant AND in between, a check on google will confirm it .
I don't know if the meaning has changed but I think there are 2 meanings in its use: a causative one and a non causative one : If X = Y , and : on the one hand X, on the other Y .