REPENT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of repent
Definition:
v. cause to feel remorse or regret; feel regret or self-reproach for
Example:
He stood about, restless and uneasy, for a while, glancing at the door, every now and then, hoping she would repent and come to find him.
Sentence in Classic:
If ever he was impelled to cast sin from him and to repent the impulse that moved him was the wish to be her knight.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
I am fully persuaded that you have repented and do repent of what has called forth the present letter, and that you will cooperate with me in eradicating the cause of our estrangement, and forgetting the past.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I recollected myself and drove away that thought only when I found myself glowing with anger, but I did not sufficiently repent.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
When they reached the Myasnitski Street and could no longer hear the shouts of the mob, the count began to repent.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Miss Murdstone was good enough to take me out to the cart, and to say on the way that she hoped I would repent, before I came to a bad end; and then I got into the cart, and the lazy horse walked off with it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Those rulers, therefore, who omit to provide sufficiently for the safety of their government at the outset, must, like the Romans, do so on the first occasion which offers; and whoever lets the occasion slip, will repent too late of not having acted as he should.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
His attachment excited gratitude, his general character respect; but she could not approve him; nor could she for a moment repent her refusal, or feel the slightest inclination ever to see him again.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
Aeneas was our king, foremost of men in righteousness, incomparable in goodness as in warlike arms; whom if fate still preserves, if he draws the breath of heaven and lies not yet low in dispiteous gloom, fear we have none; nor mayest thou repent of challenging the contest of service.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
If you repent of the manner in which you have acted toward me, the young girl who brings you this will tell you how a man of spirit may obtain his pardon.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
But the poor dame had reason to repent of her kindness: she and her husband both took the fever, and died within a few days of each other.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context