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remorse
used in The Mill on the Floss

4 uses
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Definition
a feeling of deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • Love and deep pity and remorseful anguish left no room for that.
    6.14 -- Book 6 Chapter 14 -- Waking (95% in)
  • —don't drag me into deeper remorse.
    6.14 -- Book 6 Chapter 14 -- Waking (88% in)
  • Maggie, all this while, was too entirely filled with a more agonizing anxiety to spend any thought on the view that was being taken of her conduct by the world of St. Ogg's; anxiety about Stephen, Lucy, Philip, beat on her poor heart in a hard, driving, ceaseless storm of mingled love, remorse, and pity.
    7.2 -- Book 7 Chapter 2 -- St. Ogg's Passes Judgment (30% in)
  • And as the days passed on, that pale image became more and more distinct; the picture grew and grew into more speaking definiteness under the avenging hand of remorse; the soft hazel eyes, in their look of pain, were bent forever on Maggie, and pierced her the more because she could see no anger in them.
    7.4 -- Book 7 Chapter 4 -- Maggie and Lucy (67% in)

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