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Possession of the books was the only recompense, though for all other work payment in money was made.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
His immediate recompense was the post of general of brigade in the Army of the Eastern Pyrenees.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Thou shalt render them a recompense, O Lord, according to the works of their hands.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Behold, I will raise them up out of the place wherein you have sold them: and I will return your recompense upon your own heads.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Her descendants have been exempted from the taille (poll tax)—a mean and shameful recompense!
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
The master answered: "Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness."
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
If I forego possible satisfactions of any kind, those whom I permit to enjoy them should recompense me.
THE INHUMANITY OF SOCIALISMEDWARD F. ADAMS
Thirty-five Kurds missing altogether, besides a number wounded, was fair recompense for the loss of six men.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
He was not particularly fond of sport; at all events, it would not recompense him for the life he should have to lead.
IN THE WILDS OF FLORIDAW.H.G. KINGSTON
At the same time he realized keenly his own inability to make an adequate recompense.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
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