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- interj. Expresses exasperation; for Pete's sake; for crying out loud; for fuck's sake; sakes
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Lenormant, loc.cit. pp. 166, 182. 251 i.e. for the love of God — a favourite Moslem phrase.
The priest's formal absolution of the sinner was con - ditional on his repentance, but in the framework of ascetical absolutism repentance for the love of God
Wherefor I pray you, for the love of God and of me, that henceforth you will accustom yourself to wash them. "