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It was his repentant spouse, who had been wandering the woods all night in quest of the party, and had at length descried it by its fires.
George looked at long stone walls upholding reaches of silvery-oak weather-boarding; buttresses of mixed flint and bricks; outside stairs, stone upon arched stone; curves of thatch where grass sprouted; roundels of house-leeked tiles, and a huge paved yard populated by two cows and the repentant Rambler.
The condition Miss Tita had attached to the possession of them no longer appeared an obstacle worth thinking of, and for an hour, that morning, my repentant imagination brushed it aside.
Then, as if sincerely repentant of his nonchalance, he added, with a sort of enthusiasm:
The same wan day peeps in at Sir Leicester pardoning the repentant country in a majestically condescending dream; and at the cousins entering on various public employments, principally receipt of salary; and at the chaste Volumnia, bestowing a dower of fifty thousand pounds upon a hideous old general with a mouth of false teeth like a pianoforte too full of keys, long the admiration of Bath and the terror of every other commuuity.
You are unjust; I found him sincerely repentant," observed the prince, after listening for a time.
As we left the house Lestrade remained in the front room, while the repentant constable opened the door to let us out.
She can play the repentant wife, or resort to the primeval profession of her sex.
She felt that atonement was proper, and considered it no more than just that Fan should drench a handkerchief or two with repentant tears, and that Tom should sit on a very uncomfortable seat and call himself hard names for five or ten minutes before she relented.
Yet He at length, time to himself best known, Remembering Abraham, by some wondrous call May bring them back, repentant and sincere, And at their passing cleave the Assyrian flood, While to their native land with joy they haste, As the Red Sea and Jordan once he cleft, When to the Promised Land their fathers passed.
Then may God receive you, a repentant sinner," she said.
There he saw the angry father, and persuaded him to make peace with his repentant son.