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He somewhat remorsefully added that he had witnessed "the great tragedy of science, the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
Following his second, successful proposal, the reformed Darcy explains remorsefully to Elizabeth, "'The recollection of what I then said, of my conduct, my manners, my expressions during the whole of it, is now, and has been many months, inexpressibly painful to me.
He had to be bullied into action; he deserted more than once, though when caught the first time he actually looked shamefaced and remorsefully confessed himself a coward to his mates.
Remorsefully, against her duty to her father, she falls in love with him and he with her, across the empty space between her window in the governor's palazzo and Fabrizio's in his cell.
Even the early church father Saint Jerome is depicted in art beating his breast remorsefully with a rock.
Later, the tycoon said remorsefully, ``I've fired my own son,'' the younger Turner told the newspaper.
Eventually, after repeatedly remembering against his will, angrily, reluctantly and remorsefully, Pagis' speaker arrives at a turning point in his response to his own personal catastrophe.
He says, remorsefully, "my parents tell me cheating is haram , forbidden, and every time I do it, I say it won't happen again.
March 25, 2012 (KHARTOUM) -- Sudanese opposition leader, Hassan Al-Turabi, has spoken remorsefully about his role in establishing the current regime of President Omer Al-Bashir more than twenty two years ago, accusing his former allies of falling under the sway of power.
But every time I look at it, I am remorsefully reminded of the incident many decades ago.
Maurice admitted remorsefully in old age that his sister was 'as sane as I was' and that what he and Tom had done to her was wrong: 'I did everything Tom told me to.
To hear him talk, you'd swear he was an old-timer, remorsefully looking back on a decade of wasted years.