Sentence Examples


  • As sinful men, it is a lesson to us all, because it is a story of the sin, hard-heartedness, suddenly awakened fears, the swift punishment, repentance, prayers, and finally the deliverance and joy of Jonah.
  • And here, shipmates, is true and faithful repentance; not clamorous for pardon, but grateful for punishment.
  • Then my eyes filled with tears; for I realized what I had done, and for the first time I felt repentance and sorrow.
  • A beatific smile of regret, repentance, and ecstasy beamed on M. de Beausset's face and he glided away to the other generals.
  • But no one who needs or has ever needed repentance can ever atone for other men 's sins.

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