If it is valueless, then you and he will be two of the sufferers; if it is all you think it is, then you will be the gainers.
When one State wins suffrage, all the others are gainers by it.
The workers are the warp and woof of empire, yet they are not the gainers by it.
The city and perhaps the nation are gainers: but the country has suffered.
As compared with the status quo the Dutch were slightly the gainers.
I am not at this point arguing whether they were the losers or gainers.
We may be gainers by being ignorant if we can be thought mysterious.
Even if he were not so, I doubt greatly whether we should be the gainers.
As regards the height of the dome, we are the gainers because he was compelled to do this.
We are ourselves the gainers, when thus we honour the great dead.