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Romeo and Juliet
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  • Where I have learn’d me to repent the sin Of disobedient opposition To you and your behests; and am enjoin’d By holy Lawrence to fall prostrate here, To beg your pardon:—pardon, I beseech you!
  • And for that offence Immediately we do exile him hence: I have an interest in your hate’s proceeding, My blood for your rude brawls doth lie a-bleeding; But I’ll amerce you with so strong a fine That you shall all repent the loss of mine: I will be deaf to pleading and excuses; Nor tears nor prayers shall purchase out abuses, Therefore use none: let Romeo hence in haste, Else, when he is found, that hour is his last.

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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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