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The Mill on the Floss
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contrite
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • "Yes, Philip," she said, with her childish contrition when he used to chide her, "you are right, I know.

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  • She apologized, but didn’t seem genuinely contrite.
  • Even after the jury found her guilty, she showed no sign of contrition.

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