Bleak and black hills lay on every side of them, compensating
in some degree for the additional toil of the march by the sense of security they imparted.
I went in and saw the surgeon labor awhile, but could not enjoy; it was much less trying to see the wounds given and received than to see them mended; the stir and turmoil, and the music of the steel, were wanting here--one's nerves were wrung by this grisly spectacle, whilst the duel's compensating
pleasurable thrill was lacking.
The eyes, which should have been dark, were incomprehensibly and discordantly light; they were of that nearly colorless gray which, though little attractive in itself, possesses the rare compensating
merit of interpreting the finest gradations of thought, the gentlest changes of feeling, the deepest trouble of passion, with a subtle transparency of expression which no darker eyes can rival.
Life works upon a compensating
balance, and the happiness we gain in one direction we lose in another.
Still, she had compensating
attractions which no severity of criticism could dispute.
The periodic or compensating
errors of the planets is another instance.
In which compensating
adjustment of their noses, they were pretty much like Treasury, Bar, and Bishop, and all the rest of them.
However, Bella compensating
for all drawbacks by responding to the advances of the Boffins in an engaging way, that easy pair were on the whole well satisfied, and proposed to the said Bella that as soon as they should be in a condition to receive her in a manner suitable to their desires, Mrs Boffin should return with notice of the fact.
He expressed the resolve for continuity in efforts for compensating
and rehabilitating every flood affected family of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.