To better see all uses of the word
recompense
in
Wuthering Heights
please enable javascript.

recompense
Used In
Wuthering Heights
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Inquiries were made as to how it got there; I was obliged to confess, and in recompense for my cowardice and inhumanity was sent out of the house.
  • Day and night he was watching, and patiently enduring all the annoyances that irritable nerves and a shaken reason could inflict; and, though Kenneth remarked that what he saved from the grave would only recompense his care by forming the source of constant future anxiety — in fact, that his health and strength were being sacrificed to preserve a mere ruin of humanity — he knew no limits in gratitude and joy when Catherine’s life was declared out of danger; and hour after hour he would…

  • There are no more uses of "recompense" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • It was wonderful to be twenty-two and a little drunk, knowing that all went well at the writing desk, shiveringly happy in the clutch of one’s own creative ardor and in that "grand certitude" Thomas Wolfe was always hymning—the certitude that the wellsprings of youth would never run dry, and that the wrenching anguish endured in the crucible of art would find its recompense in everlasting fame, and glory, and the love of beautiful women.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • But I will desire recompense.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading