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The Comedy of Errors
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penitent
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The Comedy of Errors
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  • The capon burns, the pig falls from the spit; The clock hath strucken twelve upon the bell— My mistress made it one upon my cheek: She is so hot because the meat is cold; The meat is cold because you come not home,; You come not home because you have no stomach; You have no stomach, having broke your fast; But we, that know what ’tis to fast and pray, Are penitent for your default to-day.

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  • When her anger passed, she was penitent.
  • If she’s truly penitent, you should forgive her.

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