’Okay, Yossarian,’ she answered with a soft repentant laugh.
’Is he?’ teased the unregenerate old man, pinching his pointy jaw gravely in a parody of repentance.
Nurse Cramer was prepared to begin talking to Nurse Duckett again if she repented and apologized.
He cursed himself for his gullibility and wished in panic for something like a mask or a pair of dark glasses and a false mustache to disguise him, or for a forceful, deep voice like Colonel Cathcart’s and broad, muscular shoulders and biceps to enable him to step outside fearlessly and vanquish his malevolent persecutors with an overbearing authority and self-confidence that would make them all quail and slink away cravenly in repentance.
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Prisoners who show repentance are more likely to be released on parole.