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used in Henry IV, Part 2

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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
  • Pay her the debt you owe her, and unpay the villany you have done her: the one you may do with sterling money, and the other with current repentance.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — London. A street (64% in)
  • I have checked him for it, and the young lion repents; marry, not in ashes and sackcloth, but in new silk and old sack.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — London. A street (79% in)
  • Repent at idle times as thou mayest; and so, farewell.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — London. Another street (74% in)

There are no more uses of "repentance" in Henry IV, Part 2.

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