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  • Her cancer is in remission.
  • After five years of treatment, the drug appeared to chase the cancer into remission.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • Our kind of love can go into remission, but it’s always waiting to return.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Not since the eyeliner—which he knew wasn’t dead, but it seemed in remission.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park

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  • "The doctor says your disease is incurable, but you could have a remission lasting five years, even more, if you take good care of yourself and don’t overdo it."
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • Such remissions or cures are not unheard of.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • My Negli’s seemed to be in remission.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • She was a regular—in a long remission from appendiceal cancer, which I had not previously known existed.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • Still…in remission.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • Hodgkin’s Disease can go into remission.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky

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  • A couple of months ago, the lawyer called to tell me that the treatment had been more successful than even the doctors hoped and that now Tim was technically in remission.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • One day in perusing the Scriptures, I came to these words, _He is exalted a Prince and a Saviour, to give repentance and to give remission_: Immediately I laid down the book, and with uplifted hands to Heaven, loudly cried, _O blessed Jesus, thou son of David, Jesus, thou exalted Prince and Saviour, give we repentance!
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • He was in the toils, there was no help for him; he must either take this punishment or beg for its remission.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • Cancer patients showed striking remission of symptoms consistent with cure.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Handing out the "remission of sins" in this way was totally unheard of.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Joseph’s wife ran off with a cabana boy when they were in Greece, and while Dinah’s breast cancer seems to have gone into remission—thank God—now she’s got her granddaughter living with her, trying to get the girl back on track after two illegitimate children and an arrest for shoplifting.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • And thus upon a night, there came a vision to Sir Launcelot, and charged him, in remission of his sins, to haste him unto Almesbury: And by then thou come there, thou shalt find Queen Guenever dead.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • e 90 KAYSEN, Susanna DISCHARGE ON VISIT SUMMARY: Formal Diagnosis: Schizophrenic reaction, paranoid type (borderline) — currently in remission.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • My penance is, to call Lucetta back And ask remission for my folly past.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • A round robin was prepared and sent in to the principal, asking for a remission of Sue’s punishment.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • — I find an apt remission in myself; And yet here’s one in place I cannot pardon.
    William Shakespeare  --  Measure for Measure
  • My interests are extremely selfish, no remissions permitted.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • …one end of it a gallows, and a sort of tribunal, where four judges commonly sat to administer the law which the lord of river, bridge and the lordship had enacted, and which was to this effect, ’If anyone crosses by this bridge from one side to the other he shall declare on oath where he is going to and with what object; and if he swears truly, he shall be allowed to pass, but if falsely, he shall be put to death for it by hanging on the gallows erected there, without any remission.’
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • The longer you go without treatment, Kopelowicz says, the harder it can be to go into remission and the less remission there will be.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • This remission was presently granted; for indeed she seldom had occasion to ask him twice, as he loved her with such ardent affection, that, by gratifying her, he commonly conveyed the highest gratification to himself.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • The devastation was great during the Bad Times-and these came more often in precisely plotted spasms, shorter remissions, more terrible consequences after each attack-but the Earth abided and repaired itself as best it could.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • But when these storms of anguish grew calm I could no longer realise their existence; besides, tomorrow evening was still a long way off; I reminded myself that I should still have time to think about things, albeit that remission of time could bring me no access of power, albeit the coming event was in no way dependent upon the exercise of my will, and seemed not quite inevitable only because it was still separated from me by this short interval.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • If we bathe in the lake each day, the disease remains in remission.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • This award will entitle you to remission of tuition fees for this period.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • I see the periodic remissions to normalcy, but then I’m not a doctor.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • From four in the morning Dr. Castel and Tarrou had been keeping watch and noting, stage by stage, the progress and remissions of the malady.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • Sweet Princes, what I did, I did in honour, Led by the impartial conduct of my soul; And never shall you see that I will beg A ragged and forestall’d remission.
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry IV, Part 2
  • Lord Redwyne asked only for thirty years’ remission of the taxes that Littlefinger and his wine factors had levied on certain of the Arbor’s finest vintages.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Storm of Swords
  • And thus upon a night, there came a vision to Sir Launcelot, and charged him, in remission of his sins, to haste him unto Almesbury: And by then thou come there, thou shalt find Queen Guenever dead.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume II
  • It is not to be doubted, that a single man of prudence and good sense is better fitted, in delicate conjunctures, to balance the motives which may plead for and against the remission of the punishment, than any numerous body whatever.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • For Seneca saith, ’There is the remission and forgiveness, where the confession is; for confession is neighbour to innocence.’
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales
  • Prayer is a practical strategy, the gaining of temporal advantage in the capital markets of Sin and Remission.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • "Lord remember me when thou commest into thy Kingdome:" Therefore, saith hee, there is Remission of sins after this life.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • I was surprised that Augustus was Wish-eligible, what with being still in school and a year into remission.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • The longer you go without treatment, Kopelowicz says, the harder it can be to go into remission and the less remission there will be.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • I’ll give you my strength if I can have your remission.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • Lida in remission.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • There wasn’t any remission this morning, was there, Rieux?
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • As we hoped and prayed, Miss Riley’s disease went into remission.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • And who is to say that one of these long remissions doesn’t really represent what amounts to a complete cure?
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • You know as well as I that there’s often a remission in the morning.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • The authorities had optimistically reckoned on the coming of winter to halt its progress, but it lasted through the first cold spells without the least remission.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • And therefore it holdeth still good, that the beleef of this one Article is sufficient faith to obtaine remission of sinnes to the Penitent, and consequently to bring them into the Kingdome of Heaven.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • Then gan she him full busily to preach Of Christe’s coming, and his paines teach, And many pointes of his passion; How Godde’s Son in this world was withhold* *employed To do mankinde plein* remission, *full That was y-bound in sin and cares cold.
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales
  • And To Forgive, And Retain Sinnes The Power of Remission, And Retention Of Sinnes, called also the Power of Loosing, and Binding, and sometimes the Keyes Of The Kingdome Of Heaven, is a consequence of the Authority to Baptize, or refuse to Baptize.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
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