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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • The elder absolved, reconciled, exhorted, imposed penance, blessed, and dismissed them.
  • I am convinced that he did that from ’self-laceration,’ from the self-laceration of falsity, for the sake of the charity imposed by duty, as a penance laid on him.
  • Such offerings, always of money gained by personal toil, are made by way of penance voluntarily undertaken.

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  • prayers of penance
  • A foreign policy of penance was counterproductive.

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