- The second reason why I won't speak of grown-up people is that, besides being disgusting and unworthy of love, they have a compensation—they've eaten the apple and know good and evil, and they have become 'like gods.'Book 5 — Pro And Contra (35% in)
- You see it's not by way of compensation to prevent him from taking proceedings (for I believe he meant to), but simply a token of sympathy, of a desire to assist him from me, Dmitri Fyodorovitch's betrothed, not from himself....Book 4 — Lacerations (63% in)
- "I did think of prosecuting him," the captain went on, "but look in our code, could I get much compensation for a personal injury?Book 4 — Lacerations (84% in)
There are no more uses of "compensate" in The Brothers Karamazov.
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