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 went so far as to regret the loss of the animal, and to look about me, among the vile haunts which I now habitually frequented, for another pet of the same species, and of somewhat similar appearance, with which to supply its place.
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
. As it was, he only repeated, more irritably than ever,
"Is he capable of remorse
?" Dolly interrupted, gazing intently into her sister-in-law's face.
"I'm trying to support and look after him, but he not showing no remorse
The Bad Conscience provides a challenging but rich and complex description of the phenomenon of remorse
. The book is divided into three chapters, followed by a postscript, "On Joy." The first chapter, "The Semi-Conscience," opens with the observation that a truly bad conscience is a rare occurrence: "Apart from Boris Godunov and Macbeth, everyone has a good conscience in general." Egoism is a failure to recognize that, "[d]espite its ambiguous character, the bad conscience ...
Justice Through Apologies: Remorse
, Reform, and Punishment
Given that the prefix re- means "again" what is the repeated action that morse in the word remorse
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