Probably Pitt did say something of the kind attributed to him, though even this is by no means certain in view of Johnson's repentant admission that he had often invented not merely the form, but the substance of entire debates.
After the return from Moscow the emperor negotiated with his prisoner a new and more exacting concordat, but two months later the repentant pope abrogated this treaty and declared all the official acts of the new French bishops to be invalid.
From a remission of penance it was extended, in the 13th century, to a release from the temporal punishment exacted by God, whether in this life or in purgatory, from the repentant sinner.
It was thought only right that there should be some uniformity in dealing with repentant sinners, and books appeared giving lists of sins and what were supposed to be suitable satisfactions.
When they asked for a sign from heaven, He would give them no more than the sign of Jonah, explaining that the repentant Ninevites should condemn the present generation: so, too, should the queen of Sheba; for that which they were now rejecting was more than Jonah and more than Solomon.
But as a rule the repentant underwent baptism in the name of Christ Jesus, and washed away their sins before hands were laid upon them unto reception of the Spirit.
The idea of re-birth was in the air; it was the very keynote of all the solemn initiations and mysteries - Mythraic, Orphic, Eleusinian - through which repentant pagans secured pardon and eternal bliss.
THE HOLY SPIRIT is thereby conferred by Jesus on the repentant sinner who has changed his attitude to the Lord.
Thus Hetty is closer to a Medea than to a repentant Magdalen and her crime makes her almost inhuman.
repentant heart and newfound peace.
repentant person to return to their sins!
repentant thief has owned up to stealing a rare bird's egg 43 years ago.
repentant faith in Jesus Christ.
repentant people were all " sons of God ", and as such were a holy priesthood.
The truly repentant sinner is devastated by the way he has offended God with his sin.
I'm not repentant about it, it's worked out very well for me.
But there is now a new will to act and you are genuinely repentant when you fail.
You remember that she is introduced to Stead as a woman who has been steeped in sin, but is now repentant.
However, when Joey attempts to go to Mike, Madge speaks to Jack, who forgives his deeply repentant son.
We are told that she became a common beggar and soon died, very repentant.
In forty years they would be saved if they remained repentant.
This, in turn, it was argued, would lead the prisoner to think about his crime and become repentant.
A repentant Athelstan did " seven years ' penance, he inflicted severe vengeance on the accuser of his brother.
He could lay no claim to virtue; he was just a repentant sinner.
His wife came to visit him and was touched by his repentant heart and newfound peace.
It would be like asking a repentant person to return to their sins !
Northern Echo Sixties egg thief returns his booty A repentant thief has owned up to stealing a rare bird 's egg 43 years ago.
He is pacified by a simple act of repentant faith in Jesus Christ.
For the Essenes, righteous and repentant people were all " sons of God ", and as such were a holy priesthood.
I 'm not repentant about it, it 's worked out very well for me.
The next day, the rest of his family visit him, and find him truly repentant of his former ungovernable pride.
A repentant Athelstan did seven years ' penance, he inflicted severe vengeance on the accuser of his brother.
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