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penitent
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • ’My cup of happiness’s sweetener,’ said Mantalini, approaching his wife with a penitent air; ’will you listen to me for two minutes?’
  • Penitence, this!’
  • Having achieved this performance with great dexterity, he whipped the coin into his pocket, and groaned again with increased penitence.
  • Brooker died penitent.

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

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