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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • If they fire, Watson, have no compunction about shooting them down.
  • I struck him down with no more compunction than if he had been some foul and venomous beast.
  • I do not know whether he was seized with compunction at that moment for the part he was playing, but I know that I never felt more heartily ashamed of myself in my life than when I saw the beautiful creature against whom I was conspiring, or the grace and kindliness with which she waited upon the injured man.

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  • While most developed nations recognize the embargo, China ignores it without compunction.
  • Stop up the access and passage to remorse,
    That no compunctious visitings of nature
    Shake my fell purpose
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth

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