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remorse
used in Frankenstein

15 uses
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Definition
a feeling of deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • I feel the greatest remorse for the disappointment of which I have been the occasion, but you will forgive me.
    Chapter 5 (92% in)
  • The tortures of the accused did not equal mine; she was sustained by innocence, but the fangs of remorse tore my bosom and would not forgo their hold.
    Chapter 8 (49% in)
  • Thus spoke my prophetic soul, as, torn by remorse, horror, and despair, I beheld those I loved spend vain sorrow upon the graves of William and Justine, the first hapless victims to my unhallowed arts.
    Chapter 8 (99% in)
  • The blood flowed freely in my veins, but a weight of despair and remorse pressed on my heart which nothing could remove.
    Chapter 9 (3% in)
  • Now all was blasted; instead of that serenity of conscience which allowed me to look back upon the past with self-satisfaction, and from thence to gather promise of new hopes, I was seized by remorse and the sense of guilt, which hurried me away to a hell of intense tortures such as no language can describe.
    Chapter 9 (8% in)
  • This advice, although good, was totally inapplicable to my case; I should have been the first to hide my grief and console my friends if remorse had not mingled its bitterness, and terror its alarm, with my other sensations.
    Chapter 9 (18% in)
  • Remorse extinguished every hope.
    Chapter 9 (32% in)
  • Three years before, I was engaged in the same manner and had created a fiend whose unparalleled barbarity had desolated my heart and filled it forever with the bitterest remorse.
    Chapter 20 (3% in)
  • Such would be my liberty except that in my Elizabeth I possessed a treasure, alas, balanced by those horrors of remorse and guilt which would pursue me until death.
    Chapter 22 (45% in)
  • The agonies of remorse poison the luxury there is otherwise sometimes found in indulging the excess of grief.
    Chapter 22 (62% in)
  • If you had listened to the voice of conscience and heeded the stings of remorse before you had urged your diabolical vengeance to this extremity, Frankenstein would yet have lived.
    Chapter 24 (82% in)
  • Do you think that I was then dead to agony and remorse?
    Chapter 24 (82% in)
  • A frightful selfishness hurried me on, while my heart was poisoned with remorse.
    Chapter 24 (83% in)
  • Polluted by crimes and torn by the bitterest remorse, where can I find rest but in death?
    Chapter 24 (97% in)
  • Blasted as thou wert, my agony was still superior to thine, for the bitter sting of remorse will not cease to rankle in my wounds until death shall close them forever.
    Chapter 24 (98% in)

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