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Far from the Madding Crowd
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repentance
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • His mind sped into the future, and saw there enacted in years of leisure the scenes of repentance that would ensue from this work of haste.
  • I have bitterly repented of it—ay, bitterly, and in tears.
  • Ah, a time of his life shall come when he will have to repent, and think wretchedly of the pain he has caused another man; and then may he ache, and wish, and curse, and yearn—as I do now!
  • Being a woman with some good sense in reasoning on subjects wherein her heart was not involved, Bathsheba genuinely repented that a freak which had owed its existence as much to Liddy as to herself, should ever have been undertaken, to disturb the placidity of a man she respected too highly to deliberately tease.
  • The flowers so carefully planted by Fanny’s repentant lover began to move and writhe in their bed.
  • If you repent of marrying, so do I." Trembling now, she put her hand upon his arm, saying, in mingled tones of wretchedness and coaxing, "I only repent it if you don’t love me better than any woman in the world!
  • If you repent of marrying, so do I." Trembling now, she put her hand upon his arm, saying, in mingled tones of wretchedness and coaxing, "I only repent it if you don’t love me better than any woman in the world!
  • You don’t repent because you already love somebody better than you love me, do you?"

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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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