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penitent
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Crime and Punishment
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  • Then she came straight from the Cathedral to us, told us the whole story, wept bitterly and, fully penitent, she embraced Dounia and besought her to forgive her.
  • They will impose various public acts of penitence upon themselves with a beautiful and edifying effect; in fact you’ve nothing to be uneasy about….

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

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