I have been, madam, a wicked creature, as you and all flesh and blood are; and, indeed, I do marry that I may repent.
I have, then, sinned against his experience and transgressed against his valour; and my state that way is dangerous, since I cannot yet find in my heart to repent.
My high-repented blames, Dear sovereign, pardon to me.
My life, sir, in any case: not that I am afraid to die, but that, my offences being many, I would repent out the remainder of nature: let me live, sir, in a dungeon, i’ the stocks, or anywhere, so I may live.
…your daughter Lays down his wanton siege before her beauty, Resolv’d to carry her: let her in fine, consent, As we’ll direct her how ’tis best to bear it, Now his important blood will naught deny That she’ll demand: a ring the county wears, That downward hath succeeded in his house From son to son, some four or five descents Since the first father wore it: this ring he holds In most rich choice; yet, in his idle fire, To buy his will, it would not seem too dear, Howe’er repented after.
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Prisoners who show repentance are more likely to be released on parole.