A broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
Her's was "a broken and a contrite heart," and of such is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed, a thousand times blessed, will be the outpouring of a contrite heart.
He often sat with her now, watching her for hours, puzzled and anxious, but not contrite.
Has ravening aspiration any compunction; any contrite visitings ...