Usage examples for repay

  1. He was a present to me, and I think that I deserved it, for in this way a father sought to repay me for his daughter's life. – The Country Doctor by Honore de Balzac
  2. For I have gone to rest, as the Lord willed, but do thou not cease to minister in this place and the Lord will repay thee in heaven." – A Short History of Monks and Monasteries by Alfred Wesley Wishart
  3. What you have already done is more than I can ever repay. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  4. You can repay me when you choose, and if you never do, why, it's all right- it's Nell's present to you. – Marion's Faith. by Charles King
  5. You have no faith in them, and they repay you for your suspicion. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. And how was I to repay them? – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  7. 152, and then open out the compasses to the distance between the two extreme marks, and proceed as before to find the centre K, but as a rule, the time saved will scarcely repay the trouble; and all that can be done to save time in such cases is, if the holes come reasonably close together, to mark off, after the compasses are adjusted, three or four spaces, as shown in Fig. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  8. How horrible that I must so repay good with evil! – Recalled to Life by Grant Allen
  9. You might take that help from a stranger, and repay it later on. – Then Marched the Brave by Harriet T. Comstock
  10. Thus is it meet to repay insult in kind. – Prometheus Bound and Seven Against Thebes by Aeschylus
  11. Men lend to others when they can trust them to repay. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  12. How he had never forgotten the little Pip who had tried to aid him, and how he had sworn that he would repay him many times over. – Tales from Dickens by Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
  13. You have the right to do so, since I owe more to you than to my own father, and I will prove my desire to repay your kindness by my deeds. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  14. I feel so I can't ever repay you. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  15. His countenance became agitated, and dropping on his knee beside her; " Gracious lady;" cried he, " mine is the right of gratitude; but it is dear land precious to me; a debt that my life will not be able to repay. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  16. As soon as the oven saw her, it said: " You beautiful, industrious girl, line me with stones and clean me, I will repay you some day!" – Roumanian Fairy Tales by Various Compiler: Mite Kremnitz
  17. Never mind; it is better to have too much than too little; it will be just as easy to repay. – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald