There was an awful cause for that sudden start, that look of horror in the reprobate's face.
He looked at the reprobate's face for some moments and said nothing.
The reprobate made no answer to this; but he turned his face away and sighed.
This man was a reprobate; but he had begun life as a gentleman.
A reprobate may be sorry for his sins, he may repent and lead a good life.