It is will always be my penance now always to believe that I didn't do enough for my friend.
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“The pain is her penance,” says one of them, amid the screams of labor.
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When he had the penance finished the old friar came and said, "It's time for you to be going home."
If either broke the promise, he or she was liable to church censure and penance.
Here he at once adopted that spirit of fasting and penance which knew no moderation and with him became fanaticism.
"You should pray, and do penance for your sins," was my reply.
I am resolved, therefore, that the true site of Dr. Johnson's penance was in the middle of the market-place.
He went back to it now, page by page; it seemed in some sort of penance that he must give.
late 13c., "religious discipline or self-mortification as a token of repentance and as atonement for some sin," from Anglo-French penaunce, Old French peneance (12c.), from Latin pænitentia (see penitence). Transferred sense is recorded from c.1300.