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used in As You Like It

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to compensate for loss

or more rarely:  to pay or reward
  • At seventeen years many their fortunes seek; But at fourscore it is too late a week: Yet fortune cannot recompense me better Than to die well and not my master's debtor.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — Before OLIVER'S House (98% in)
  • Silvius, the time was that I hated thee; And yet it is not that I bear thee love: But since that thou canst talk of love so well, Thy company, which erst was irksome to me, I will endure; and I'll employ thee too: But do not look for further recompense Than thine own gladness that thou art employ'd.
    3.5 — Act 3 Scene 5 — Another part of the Forest (71% in)

There are no more uses of "recompense" in As You Like It.

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