The fever of his body aided the impatience and agony of his mind, and his death-bed exhibited a mixture of the newly awakened feelings of horror, combating with the fixed and inveterate obstinacy of his disposition; a fearful state of mind, only to be equalled in those tremendous regions, where there are complaints without hope, remorse
without repentance, a dreadful sense of present agony, and a presentiment that it cannot cease or be diminished!
For months I could not rid myself of the phantasm of the cat; and, during this period, there came back into my spirit a half-sentiment that seemed, but was not, remorse
exclaimed Wendy, with her first real twinge of remorse
[for having gone], "it was quite time we came back,"
Me's so 'shamed of Pokey," sobbed the small culprit, quite overcome by remorse
and confusion at this awful disclosure.
springs, more or less directly, from the action of two sentiments, which are neither of them inbred in the natural man.
These beliefs give depth and gravity to every feeling, and to remorse a terrible and lasting power.
Nevertheless I abandoned myself to my new life with almost frenzied eagerness, and sought to drown in gaiety any vague lingering remorse that I felt.
I set out on foot, I would not wait for my carriage, I went across Paris, goaded by remorse, and gnawed by a dreadful fear that was confirmed by the first sight of my victim.
And of all means to regeneration Remorse is surely the most wasteful.
The sight of Margaret turned remorse into new channels.
Thus spoke my prophetic soul, as, torn by remorse
, horror, and despair, I beheld those I loved spend vain sorrow upon the graves of William and Justine, the first hapless victims to my unhallowed arts.
," Razumov muttered, with equivocal contempt.