penitency

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  • (noun): Obsolete form of penitence.

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Example Sentences

  • "I won't do it again," promised Harold, with mock penitency.

  • And for to (take our penitency) (do out penance there) {And} {We} boose the water cold.

  • "Hereby", he said, "it appears that either Greenwell told you out of confession, and then there would be no secrecy: or, if it were in confession, he professed no penitency, and therefore you could not absolve him."

  • To help thee the better to perform these three parts of penitency, thou mayest diligently read such chapters and portions of the holy

  • This penitency consists in three things -- First, An inward insight of sin, and sense of mercy; Secondly, A bewailing of thy vile state;

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