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penance
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Great Expectations
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  • A frowzy mourning of soot and smoke attired this forlorn creation of Barnard, and it had strewn ashes on its head, and was undergoing penance and humiliation as a mere dust-hole.

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  • prayers of penance
  • A foreign policy of penance was counterproductive.

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