Sentence Examples

  • Jonny's penance for betraying his sister would last an eternity.
  • My penance must be served down here, where there is no light.
  • Penance might consist in fasting; it might consist in flagellation; it might consist in pilgrimage.
  • Richard had her put to public penance, but the people pitied her for her loveliness and womanly patience; her husband was dead, and now in poverty and disgrace she became a prisoner in London.
  • This sacrament supplements that of penance (viz.