ample amends

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  • Now, however, we reach a result established by means of this same heavy glass, which made ample amends for all. Cited from Faraday As A Discoverer, by John Tyndall
  • If he had done evil he had made ample amends. Cited from The Sea-Hawk, by Rafael Sabatini
  • I have no doubt that he was at once informed of his mistake and made ample amends to me. Cited from Heroes Every Child Should Know, by Hamilton Mabie
  • If, however, they disappoint you in size, they make ample amends in height. Cited from Wanderings In South America, by Charles Waterton
  • He is rather prone to personal abuse, but makes ample amends to those who will put up with it. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, & Instruction, Vol. 13, No. 366
  • "Why you are now made ample amends for the love you bore to this dear creature formerly." Cited from Pamela (Vol. II), by Samuel Richardson
  • All the rooms of the old house had been low, and when Peterkin built the new one, he made ample amends. Cited from Tracy Park, by Mary Jane Holmes
  • But the grand landscape this place affords makes you ample amends for the time you have spent in reaching it. Cited from Wanderings In South America, by Charles Waterton
  • If I thought that at first I had been treated with ingratitude, ample amends was made afterwards. Cited from Percival Keene, by Frederick Marryat
  • He could go days without eating or drinking; although, when he did get food, he certainly made ample amends for his abstinence. Cited from In the Rocky Mountains, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • At all events, I can assure you Erhart has made ample amends for any little loss he may have suffered. Cited from John Gabriel Borkman, by Henrik Ibsen
  • For some time it stood aloof, but it came at last, and made ample amends for its delay by its violence. Cited from Hurricane Hurry, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He apparently considered that the honour he did the creature by preserving it was ample amends for putting it to death. Cited from In the Eastern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He made ample amends for his time lost in this pursuit by his knowledge in physics and his acquaintance with astronomy. Cited from Memoirs of Popular Delusions V3, by Charles MacKay
  • After Easter I trust I shall make ample amends for all this solitariness. Cited from Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843, Queen Victoria
  • But he makes ample amends when out of her presence, trundling off jests in whole paragraphs. Cited from Shakespeare: His Life, Art, And Characters, Volume I, by H. N. Hudson
  • Thus it was that I made my brother ample amends for the service I had depriv'd him of by leaving him so early. Cited from Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, by Benjamin Franklin
  • For this short illness I was made ample amends by the pleasure I received from the attention and appearance of affection in these kind people. Cited from A Voyage to the South Sea, by William Bligh
  • Nelson at once demanded an explanation and received ample amends; the offending party being placed under arrest. Cited from The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2), by A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
  • Captain Blyth, however, made ample amends in his own person for the indifference of everybody else. Cited from The Missing Merchantman, by Harry Collingwood
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