Charles had disturbed the equilibrium of her heart by his warmth, and had not restored it again by a word of recompense.
But beyond his emoluments as a partner in the invention, Alfred Vail had no recompense.
These provisions materially reduce living expenses, and, in a way, recompense for the low salaries received.
And to myself I thought of what recompense already had been mine.
He dwelleth not at the court of the king, neither does he receive aught in recompense for the good that he doeth.
It has passed out of history, and its victims to their rest and recompense.
But if anything remained unfinished on the first day of summer, he should forfeit the recompense agreed on.
There is no sentiment of gratitude, or recompense, or reward in the gift.
Were they better treated, and did they receive any recompense?
Lao taught the golden rule: "recompense injury," he said, "with kindness."
early 15c., from Middle French recompense (13c.), related to recompenser "make good, recompense" from Late Latin recompensare (see recompense (v.)).
c.1400, "to redress," from Middle French recompenser (14c.) and directly from Medieval Latin recompensare "to reward, remunerate," from Latin re- "again" (see re-) + compensare "balance out," literally "weigh together" (see compensate). From early 15c. as "to compensate." Related: Recompensed; recompensing.