But he repented the sacrilege in the excitement of buying the materials for cocktails.
He repented of his first revulsion, mooned at her feet, and happily drove her home.
CHAPTER XXXI I WHEN he was away from her, while he kicked about the garage and swept the snow off the running-board and examined a cracked hose-connection, he repented, he was alarmed and astonished that he could have flared out at his wife, and thought fondly how much more lasting she was than the flighty Bunch.
It may be that his frightened repentance of the night and morning had not eaten in, but this dehumanizing interment of her who had been so pathetically human shook him utterly, and as he crouched again on the high stool in the laboratory he swore faith to his wife …. to Zenith …. to business efficiency …. to the Boosters’ Club …. to every faith of the Clan of Good Fellows.
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Prisoners who show repentance are more likely to be released on parole.