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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.
I only remind you of your own words, sir: you said error brought remorse, and you pronounced remorse the poison of existence.
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.
If Henry could, by an effort of will, have transported the Countess to the uttermost ends of the earth, he would have made the effort without remorse.
The 49-year-old, who was found guilty of manslaughter and cleared of murder last week, was said to have shown no remorse for his victim or her family.
MURDERED EastEnders star Gemma McCluskie's dad has finally disowned the son who killed her - for failing to show any remorse.
He got a minimum 18 years at the city's crown court and Mrs Justice Nicola Davies said he had shown no remorse for the death of the "vulnerable and defenceless" tot.
He had shown no remorse, and his failure to explain himself suggested he might do it agaun.
Remorse is a kind of suffering, however, and we see it appropriately as a "true punishment.
THE family of a policeman left in a permanent coma by a novice driver has questioned her remorse - claiming Twitter revealed a "non-stop parade of nights out, events, gigs and parties".