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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of repent.

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Examples

  • Nur al-Din repented him of that he had done, whenas repentance profited him naught, and his mother sait to him, O my son, this penitence will not profit thee; nor will aught avail thee but that thou arise forthwith and seek safety in flight: go forth the house privily and take refuge with one of thy friends and there what

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Château, might have been nothing more than the transitory emotion of an excited girl moved to an expression repented of when the mood cooled.

    The Justice of the King

  • Only when I had repented, that is to say, when I had ceased to look upon myself as a regular man, and had begun to regard myself as a man exactly like every one else, -- only then did my path become clear before me.

    What to Do?

  • Only when I had repented, that is to say, when I had ceased to look upon myself as a regular man, and had begun to regard myself as a man exactly like every one else, -- only then did my path become clear before me.

    On the Significance of Science and Art

  • "And ye, when ye had seen it, repented not afterward, that ye might believe him;" as much as to say, They have done that which is more by believing on Him, ye have not even repented, which is less.

    Catena Aurea - Gospel of Matthew

  • That is called pentimento because the painter 'repented', changed his mind.

    The scandalous Lillian Hellman

  • At the same time, it would help if the Archdiocese of Boston would clue the country in on exactly what Senator Kennedy "repented" of when he gave his signs of repentance, so that we can avoid or minimize "public scandal".

    Sen. Ted Kennedy's right to a Catholic funeral

  • Clinton actually may have "repented" to Wright and the assembled clergy about his affair with Monica.

    Did Bill Clinton "repent" about Monica to Obama's Rev. Wright?

  • Clinton actually may have "repented" to Wright and the assembled clergy about his affair with Monica.

    Did Bill Clinton "repent" about Monica to Obama's Rev. Wright?

  • Rev. Wright was one of the clergy at a gathering when Bill Clinton first apologized and "repented" the Lewinsky mess.

    Asked Whether Advisers Are Pushing Wright Story, Hillary Demurs

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