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repentance
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Young women have committed similar follies often before, and have repented them in poverty and obscurity often before.
  • It may be that I shall yet stand your friend, if you deserve it, and repent in action—not in words.
  • If it had been possible, Miss Manette, that you could have returned the love of the man you see before yourself—flung away, wasted, drunken, poor creature of misuse as you know him to be—he would have been conscious this day and hour, in spite of his happiness, that he would bring you to misery, bring you to sorrow and repentance, blight you, disgrace you, pull you down with him.

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  • Prisoners who show repentance are more likely to be released on parole.
  • And wet his grave with my repentant tears-
    William Shakespeare  --  King Richard III

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