Rhadamanthine


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Rhad·a·man·thine

 (răd′ə-măn′thĭn, -thīn′)
adj.
Strictly and uncompromisingly just.

[From Rhadamanthus.]
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References in classic literature ?
But Tom, you perceive, was rather a Rhadamanthine personage, having more than the usual share of boy's justice in him,--the justice that desires to hurt culprits as much as they deserve to be hurt, and is troubled with no doubts concerning the exact amount of their deserts.
Ruskin both repeated Carlyle's Rhadamanthine judgements against the 'pig philosophy' of political economy and consciously imitated Carlyle's excessively ornate style by deploying classical allusions, confused metaphors, affected word plays and awkward sentence structures.
Myth has little to report about Rhadamanthys in life, but because of his reputation for justice, Zeus appointed him in death to be a judge in Elysium, and his name stands still today (in the adjective "Rhadamanthine') as a synonym for uncompromisingly just.