What is a requital?

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We saw earlier that, although human punishment does not bear the full burden of requiting good and evil, it must hold up requital as an ideal.
For all the wrong of slavery requital must be made, submissively, ungrudgingly, repentantly.
The third concrete moral idea is that of equity, or requital.
How is it possible to help a city that makes such a requital to those who save her?
The Fox, unable even to taste it, met with a fitting requital, after the fashion of her own hospitality.
The natural demand is that the requital shall be adequate to the deed.

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