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  • If you accept my service, you will not repent it.
  • Mademoiselle, you will not repent it, and I will serve you well.
  • ’Don’t let me ever see you nowheres within forty mile of London, or you’ll repent it.’
  • Whether in a late repentance, whether in the first association that comes back upon him, he puts his hands together as a child does when it says its prayers, and raising them towards her breast, bows down his head, and cries.
  • The same wan day peeps in at Sir Leicester pardoning the repentant country in a majestically condescending dream; and at the cousins entering on various public employments, principally receipt of salary; and at the chaste Volumnia, bestowing a dower of fifty thousand pounds upon a hideous old general with a mouth of false teeth like a pianoforte too full of keys, long the admiration of Bath and the terror of every other community.
  • "Of repentance or remorse or any feeling of mine," Lady Dedlock presently proceeds, "I say not a word.
  • "You won’t repent it, George.

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  • Prisoners who show repentance are more likely to be released on parole.
  • And wet his grave with my repentant tears-
    William Shakespeare  --  King Richard III

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