1 But when Zenobia's doctor recommended her looking about for some one to help her with the house-work the clan instantly saw the chance of exacting a compensation from Mattie.
2 Anxious as he was to avoid personal notice, he took, in the printed mention of his name, a pleasure so exquisite and excessive that it seemed a compensation for his shrinking from publicity.
3 That river was to be my compensation for the lost freedom of the farming country.
4 Some slaveholders thought it not much loss to allow Mr. Covey to have their slaves one year, for the sake of the training to which they were subjected, without any other compensation.
5 The gratification afforded by the triumph was a full compensation for whatever else might follow, even death itself.
6 It was almost compensation for my suffering to witness, once more, a manifestation of kindness from this, my once affectionate old mistress.
7 His satisfaction in which happy imposition on us, and in having preserved the impenetrable secret of the box, appeared to be a sufficient compensation to him for all his tortures.
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8 It's his only compensation for the outward restraints he puts upon himself.
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9 But in compensation he gave no quarter to the enemy either.
10 I am quite sure that it is the only compensation you have left it in your power to make.
11 So the compensation was only three hundred pounds, and they made out as if it was more of a gift than legal compensation, because it was really the man's own fault.
12 It is a law of nature we overlook, that intellectual versatility is the compensation for change, danger, and trouble.
13 Arina Vlasyevna agreed with her husband, but that was small compensation since she saw her son only at meals, and was now absolutely afraid to address him.
14 I don't order it or allow it, but I don't exact compensation either.
15 After a while the Tsar's decree came: to set the merchant free and give him a compensation that had been awarded.