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Twelfth Night
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Twelfth Night
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  • I am no fee’d post, lady; keep your purse; My master, not myself, lacks recompense.
  • It were a bad recompense for your love, to lay any of them on you.
  • This is to give a dog; and in recompense desire my dog again.
  • Maria writ The letter, at Sir Toby’s great importance; In recompense whereof he hath married her.

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  • 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

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