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“Domingo Cunnanan, 38, said he had been a "penitente" for 16 years, but had graduated to being one of the Kristos since 2007.”
“penitente'; who I dare say had no occasion for his good advice.”
“Near sunset we poked around the ghost town of Dolores with its penitente church, the ruined altar disconcertingly decked with fresh flowers.”
“I also remembered a large church--- or possibly a penitente morada--- on the main road through Truchas, with a wide alcove over the main door painted with the pyramid and the All-Seeing-Eye.”
“No bawd could have written a more seducing letter to an innocent country girl, than the directeur did to his penitente; who I dare say had no occasion for his good advice.”
“One man that was elected to Congress — they say that the _penitente_ stripes on his back carried him there.”
“You wear the scars of a _penitente_ because you think it will help you to make money and to do what you want.”
“_Hermano Mayor_ of the local _penitente_ chapter, and of having most of the people in his own neighbourhood in debt to him, he had considerable power.”
“Guiterrez, a young sheep-herder, held the position of _coadjutor_ of the local _penitente_ chapter, and one of his duties as such was to take the penitent to his house and care for him after the initiation.”
“Marchetti, da penitenziere mutato in penitente (1800) + Parere ... sull 'alienazione de' beni ecclesiastici;”
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