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used in Ulysses by James Joyce

7 uses
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the feeling or expression of regret for having done something wrong with a firm decision to be a better person in the future
  • The Christ with the bridesister, moisture of light, born of an ensouled virgin, repentant sophia, departed to the plane of buddhi.
    Episode 9 — Scylla And Charybdis (6% in)
  • Repentance skindeep.
    Episode 5 — Lotus Eaters (76% in)
  • Yet sometimes they repent too late.
    Episode 6 — Hades (32% in)
  • Marry in May and repent in December.
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (75% in)
  • BLOOM: (Repentantly) I am very disagreeable.
    Episode 15 — Circe (41% in)
  • Repent, Stephen.
    Episode 15 — Circe (86% in)
  • THE MOTHER: (With smouldering eyes) Repent!
    Episode 15 — Circe (86% in)

There are no more uses of "repentance" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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