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atone for (guilt or sin)

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an impression forced itself upon me of being on the scene of some unexpiated crime

—p.407 by W.G. Sebald
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To my surprise, he answers his own question, “It’s for expiation of guilt [...]"

—p.207 by Justin Farrell
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To expiate the burden

—p.239 Chapter 7 (227) by D.T. Max
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in expiatory sacrifice

—p.19 by Jean Baudrillard
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If I’d meant my little courier run as another crumb of expiation, I’d failed. If I’d meant my service here on the island as a larger penance, that, too, had fallen short.

—p.201 As if in Prayer (195) by Granta
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For days Nino continued to behave as if writing better than him was a sin that had to be expiated

—p.302 Adolescence: The Story of the Shoes (87) by Elena Ferrante
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had shot demonstrators, and had spent the night gathered in their barracks in a long session of self-recrimination. Now its men confronted their captain, Lashkevitch, and declared expiatory mutiny. They would not, they told him, shoot again

—p.48 February: Joyful Tears (39) by China Miéville
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6 years, 10 months ago


it gave him an opportunity to expiate his guilt

—p.285 by Tony Tulathimutte
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remained behind to expiate the country's collective guilt

—p.414 le1o9n8a0rd (315) by Jonathan Franzen
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what he curses in his mission is this expiation of expiation itself

Hamlet (who else)

—p.23 Injunctions of Marx (1) by Jacques Derrida
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the pearl necklace which he had presented to his wife on his return was as magnificent as such expiatory offerings are apt to be

—p.132 The Age of Innocence (1) by Edith Wharton
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The sole expiation I can make is to beg your forgiveness

—p.188 The Village Schoolmaster [The Giant Mole] (180) by Franz Kafka
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In expiation for his pusillanimity in the opening reel

—p.184 The Nonstop Zombie Buffet (177) by A S Hamrah
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his passionate and expiatory nature

quoting Edmund Wilson

—p.80 Edmund Wilson (64) missing author
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So many sins from his past accumulated – so many, in fact, that it was impossible to shrug them off or expiate them now – that even to ask for pardon was ridiculous.

—p.250 In the Ravine (239) by Anton Chekhov
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And that it isn’t just expiation, but . . . that’s why it is crucial, because this is the only way we can know ourselves to be real, is this moral action, you understand don’t you, the only way to know others are real

—p.591 PART II (279) by William Gaddis
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1 year, 8 months ago

The sermons thundered at them from the pulpit of their peaceful church increased in violence, and embraced expiatory petitions to the Lord their God less and less frequently

—p.45 PART I (1) by William Gaddis
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1 year, 8 months ago


if mythic violence brings at once guilt and retribution, divine power only expiates

quoting from the end of Critique of Violence

—p.67 Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile: (63) by Walter Benjamin
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6 years, 11 months ago