Sentence Examples


  • Promise of life or recompense beyond the grave.
  • Refusing all honours and recompense, he prepared to return to Italy upon receiving news of the incipient revolutionary movement.
  • His real recompense was the assurance of the prosperity and the tranquillity of his country in the future, and the reconciliation of the nation and its sovereign.
  • As a recompense, he was nominated archbishop of Toulouse (May 28, 1652), but had to wait for the bulls of investiture till the 23rd of March 1654.
  • In recompense for his services, he seems to have been appointed archbishop of Milan, while his collaborator, John of Jandun, obtained from Louis of Bavaria the bishopric of Ferrara.