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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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penitent
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • The penitent emerged from the side of the box.
  • Two penitents rose and entered the confessional at either side.
  • A woman entered quietly and deftly where the first penitent had knelt.
  • A tall figure came down the aisle and the penitents stirred; and at the last moment, glancing up swiftly, he saw a long grey beard and the brown habit of a capuchin.
  • A penitent emerged from the farther side of the box.
  • A penitent entered where the other penitent had come out.
  • A penitent entered where the other penitent had come out.
  • The penitent came out.

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

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