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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • It would have been so unquestionably, had not God given me so large a compensation.
  • "And what is your deduction from this compensation, sir?" inquired Monte Cristo.

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  • "No, my dear Vampa," replied the count; "besides, you compensate for your mistakes in so gentlemanly a way, that one almost feels obliged to you for having committed them."
  • Ah, Maximilian, I may have much to suffer, but I feel as if my grandfather’s look at that moment would more than compensate for all."

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as in: he compensates with extra effort Define
make up for; or adjust for
as in: she is generously compensated Define
to make payment to someone (often in amends for a loss or inconvenience they suffered)
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