But if you were free to-day, to-morrow, yesterday, can even I believe that you would choose a dowerless girl—you who, in your very confidence with her, weigh everything by Gain: or, choosing her, if for a moment you were false enough to your one guiding principle to do so, do I not know that your repentance and regret would surely follow?
If you asked me for another penny, and made it an open question, I’d repent of being so liberal and knock off half-a-crown."
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Prisoners who show repentance are more likely to be released on parole.