contrition

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  • Write to her if you will - make your act of contrition by letter. Cited from Scaramouche, by Rafael Sabatini
  • Presently she heard him go out at the front door, and felt some contrition. Cited from The Young Step-Mother,Charlotte M. Yonge
  • The next morning the poor fellow appeared before his master with marks of great contrition. Cited from Irish Wit and Humor, by Anonymous
  • In my contrition I had put forth my hand as I moved toward him. Cited from In the Valley, by Harold Frederic
  • You must -- whether you feel it or no -- present an appearance of contrition. Cited from Ordeal Richard Feverel by G. Meredith, v5
  • I then saw her alone, and found her contrition still increasing. Cited from Woman And Her Savior In Persia, by Unknown
  • My surprise at this effect of my words was equal to my contrition. Cited from Arthur Mervyn, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • After his arrest, he expressed some contrition, and admitted he had gone too far. Cited from Indian Nullification, by William Apes
  • They who brought charges against me have in this hour felt contrition for their own fault. Cited from Henry VIII And His Court, by Louise Muhlbach
  • But, in the letter you have, does she, without reserve, express her contrition? Cited from Clarissa, Volume 7, by Samuel Richardson
  • I will wait while you make an act of contrition for your sins. Cited from Shame of Motley, by Raphael Sabatini
  • Then in a moment he returned to the office and sat down overcome with contrition. Cited from The Blazed Trail, by Stewart Edward White
  • He spoke after a moment, an odd note of contrition in his voice. Cited from The Bars of Iron, by Ethel May Dell
  • She turned to him with contrition in her blue eyes. Cited from Afterwards, by Kathlyn Rhodes
  • He had almost determined to go away for a time, and to let his absence speak for his contrition. Cited from Saracinesca, by F. Marion Crawford
  • Then she caught sight of his eyes, and leaned forward in sudden contrition. Cited from Quin, by Alice Hegan Rice
  • In deep contrition I was about to fall at her feet. Cited from Indian Lily and Other Stories,by Hermann Sudermann
  • He blurted out something of his contrition over this but she stopped him. Cited from Mary Wollaston, by Henry Kitchell Webster
  • Then, at the hurt that showed in her face, he was all contrition. Cited from Fanny Herself, by Edna Ferber
  • Here, therefore, there are these two chief parts, contrition and faith. Cited from Apology of the Augsburg Confession, by Melanchthon
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