- "I’ll tell Marilla as soon as she comes in I’ve repented."
- This child had taken and lost her treasured amethyst brooch and now sat there calmly reciting the details thereof without the least apparent compunction or repentance.
- Bitterly did she repent the license she had given to her imagination.
- I used up the whole bottle, and oh, Marilla, when I saw the dreadful color it turned my hair I repented of being wicked, I can tell you.
- But I repented of that and got up in the middle of the night and said them.
- It was dark when supper was ready, and still no sign of Anne, coming hurriedly over the log bridge or up Lover’s Lane, breathless and repentant with a sense of neglected duties.
- And I’ve been repenting ever since."
- "Well, I hope you’ll repent to good purpose," said Marilla severely, "and that you’ve got your eyes opened to where your vanity has led you, Anne.
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- Prisoners who show repentance are more likely to be released on parole.
- And wet his grave with my repentant tears-
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William Shakespeare -- King Richard III