To better see all uses of the word
Hard Times
please enable javascript.

Used In
Hard Times
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • ...and then a letter, in a strange hand, saying ’he died in hospital, of fever, such a day, and died in penitence and love of you:’
  • ’So, whether I am waiting for a hostile message, or an assignation, or a penitent remonstrance, or an impromptu wrestle with my friend Bounderby in the Lancashire manner — which would seem as likely as anything else in the present state of affairs — I’ll dine,’ said Mr. James Harthouse.

  • There are no more uses of "penitent" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • When her anger passed, she was penitent.
  • If she’s truly penitent, you should forgive her.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading