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repentance
used in Anne Of Green Gables

9 uses
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Definition
the feeling or expression of regret for having done something wrong with a firm decision to be a better person in the future
  • "I'll tell Marilla as soon as she comes in I've repented."
    Chapter 10 — Anne's Apology (31% in)
  • This child had taken and lost her treasured amethyst brooch and now sat there calmly reciting the details thereof without the least apparent compunction or repentance.
    Chapter 14 — Anne's Confession (52% in)
  • "Oh, I know I'm a great trial to you, Marilla," said Anne repentantly.
    Chapter 19 — A Concert a Catastrophe and a Confession (27% in)
  • Bitterly did she repent the license she had given to her imagination.
    Chapter 20 — A Good Imagination Gone Wrong (90% in)
  • It was dark when supper was ready, and still no sign of Anne, coming hurriedly over the log bridge or up Lover's Lane, breathless and repentant with a sense of neglected duties.
    Chapter 27 — Vanity and Vexation of Spirit (29% in)
  • I used up the whole bottle, and oh, Marilla, when I saw the dreadful color it turned my hair I repented of being wicked, I can tell you.
    Chapter 27 — Vanity and Vexation of Spirit (65% in)
  • And I've been repenting ever since."
    Chapter 27 — Vanity and Vexation of Spirit (66% in)
  • "Well, I hope you'll repent to good purpose," said Marilla severely, "and that you've got your eyes opened to where your vanity has led you, Anne.
    Chapter 27 — Vanity and Vexation of Spirit (66% in)
  • But I repented of that and got up in the middle of the night and said them.
    Chapter 29 — An Epoch in Anne's Life (18% in)

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