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used in Anna Karenina

7 uses
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to fix or make up for a wrong — especially a sin (even if nothing can be done to make up for the wrong other than to show regret)
  • Remember, cannot nine years of my life atone for an instant....
    Part One (9% in)
  • Either because his nature was sympathetic to Levin, or because Levin was trying to atone for his sins of the previous evening by seeing nothing but what was good in him, anyway he liked his society.
    Part Six (22% in)
  • Only, to atone for my sins, I'm bound to sit on the box.
    Part Six (25% in)
  • "No, I must atone for my sins, and I'm very comfortable on the box."
    Part Six (25% in)
  • There is no sin for believers, their sin has been atoned for.
    Part Seven (66% in)
  • But this atones for a great deal.
    Part Eight (12% in)
  • ... The atonement?
    Part Eight (63% in)

There are no more uses of "atone" in Anna Karenina.

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