He might even have done for his man supposing it was his own case he told, as people often did about others, namely, that he killed him himself and had served his four or five goodlooking years in durance vile to say nothing of the Antonio personage (no relation to the dramatic personage of identical name who sprang from the pen of our national poet) who expiated his crimes in the melodramatic manner above described.
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She knows she can’t expiate her sins, but hopes to heal some of the wounds.
And when there is also a feeling of guilt to be overcome, and, maybe, expiated,