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Milady concealed her face in her hands, as if she could not endure the shame which this name recalled to her.
She wished he too might know desolation, and cold, and a life of shame that he dared not end by death.
Hetty trembled still worse under this real fear and shame than she had done in her momentary dream under her aunt's glance.
But afterwards the other people must know, and she could no more rush on that shame than she could rush on death.
O Lord our God, in whom we believe and in whom we put our trust, let us not be confounded in our hope of Thy mercy, and give us a token of Thy blessing, that those who hate us and our Orthodox faith may see it and be put to shame and perish, and may all the nations know that Thou art the Lord and we are Thy people.
She had been hurt to the quick, and her sensitive nature was quivering with the shame of it.
He could not sing, and although he loved to listen to the songs of others, "whenever he saw the harp come near him," we are told, "he arose out of shame from the feast and went home to his house.
And he who was wont to creep away in dumb shame, fearing the laughter of his fellows, sang now with such beauty and sweetness that they were all of one mind, saying that the Lord Himself had, of His heavenly grace, given to Caedmon this new power.
For, by the laws of custom, the whole shame, with all its dreadful consequences, falls intirely upon her.
If these do not deceive me, I will take care to convey you from this scene of your shame, where you shall, by being unknown, avoid the punishment which, as I have said, is allotted to your crime in this world; and I hope, by repentance, you will avoid the much heavier sentence denounced against it in the other.
Strangers, however, and the poor, may pluck for themselves the fruit from my tree: thus doth it cause less shame.
Because I guess you still got some natural shame in you a-runnin' with a prizefighter.