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penitent
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Measure for Measure
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  • Hath he borne himself penitently in prison?
  • I’ll teach you how you shall arraign your conscience, And try your penitence, if it be sound Or hollowly put on.
  • Sir, I will serve him; for I do find your hangman is a more penitent trade than your bawd; he doth oftener ask forgiveness.
  • Shave the head and tie the beard; and say it was the desire of the penitent to be so bared before his death.
  • I am sorry that such sorrow I procure: And so deep sticks it in my penitent heart That I crave death more willingly than mercy; ’tis my deserving, and I do entreat it.

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

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