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Great Expectations
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  • As compensation what for?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "But what," said Mr. Jaggers, swinging his purse,—"what if it was in my instructions to make you a present, as compensation?"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But if you think as Money can make compensation to me for the loss of the little child—what come to the forge—and ever the best of friends!—" O dear good Joe, whom I was so ready to leave and so unthankful to, I see you again, with your muscular blacksmith's arm before your eyes, and your broad chest heaving, and your voice dying away.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: she is generously compensated
as in: he compensates with extra effort
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