For her only one reparation could make up for the loss of her daughter’s honour: marriage.
But the sin was there; even his sense of honour told him that reparation must be made for such a sin.
The recollection of his confession of the night before was a cause of acute pain to him; the priest had drawn out every ridiculous detail of the affair and in the end had so magnified his sin that he was almost thankful at being afforded a loophole of reparation.
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Immediately after understanding the roadbuilders’ intentions, the chief set off toward the coast, seeking explanations and reparations.
Alice Walker -- The Color Purple
There is that for which there can be no reparation—the loss of life sustained by Shadowhunters and lycanthropes in battle, those who were torn from us by the Infernal Cup—