Sentence Examples


  • The soldier is applauded who refuses to serve in an unjust war by those who do not refuse to sustain the unjust government which makes the war; is applauded by those whose own act and authority he disregards and sets at naught; as if the state were penitent to that degree that it hired one to scourge it while it sinned, but not to that degree that it left off sinning for a moment.
  • It is called the sacrament of forgiveness, since by the priest 's sacramental absolution God grants the penitent ' pardon and peace.
  • The swallow flies across the sea, as the truly penitent long to quit the sorrows and commotions of this world.
  • Restore thou them that are penitent; According to thy promises declared unto mankind in Christ Jesu Our Lord.
  • In a very deep sense, tho not in the deepest, the love of the penitent effaces the sin.

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