What pain there is in gratitude, I have often felt; but the pleasure of requiting an obligation has always been out of my reach.
I was betrothed to Pierre Philibert, and how am I requiting his love?
For generosity is of two kinds: doing a kindness and requiting one.
This was a singular way of requiting them for their services.
Who braids the noteless leaves to crowns, requiting Desert with fame, in Action's every field?
The poor little author was already an adept in the traditional modes of requiting a patron.
"I must say that you have the strangest mode of requiting hospitality," said Kate, haughtily.
I looked him in the eyes, and said I was; thanking him for all his goodness to one who had so little expectation of requiting him.
Some of those who thus befriended him were only requiting former favours.
There were some amongst them that cherished vermin, which were not ungrateful in requiting their caresses.