However, life would be pleasanter if Rhett would recant his heresies.
I’m forty-five—the age when a man begins to value some of the things he’s thrown away so lightly in youth, the clannishness of families, honor and security, roots that go deep— Oh, no! I’m not recanting, I’m not regretting anything I’ve ever done.
She could not help seeing that Rhett, once the most execrated man in Atlanta, was now one of the most popular, for he had humbly recanted his Republican heresies and given his time and money and labor and thought to helping Georgia fight her way back.
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At this point, Tate and his investigators had little interest in Myers’s recantation.