Touching the initial affair with the squatters, he had no compunctious scruples.
No compunctious visitings of conscience seem to have haunted her.
All was not right at Blue Bluffs, they said; some escaping slave—perhaps the compunctious Vane himself, who knew?
Miss Colishaw's grim indignation, Mrs. Joy's cool audacity, her own compunctious helplessness,—all were indicated in turn.
A reaction of compunctious loyalty made my very heartstrings ache.
He was compunctious as to his own share in it; but it was too late now to turn or go back.
Catharine, inured to treachery and hardened in vice, was apparently a stranger to all compunctious visitings.
It will permit no compunctious visitings of nature to shake its fell purpose.
But, amidst my present 'compunctious visitings,' I thought of atoning for my former rebellions by one heroic act of submission.
And curious were her feelings—light-hearted, compunctious, as of one who escapes yet knows she will soon be seeking to return.