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Two artillery subalterns who had fought their way through a mob stricken with panic for the moment, soon arrived.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
She reached forward to it in ecstasy; but she might not enjoy it, save at the price which her conscience exacted.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
In this way it will be managed with less offense and with more ease to the conscience than now.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
My conscience importuned me to tell her bluntly that they would only come into Walsh feet first.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
That he might lose his head and 'introduce an element of sex' was conscience confessing that it had been already introduced.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
She didn't move for a minute, and the shocked, stricken look in her eyes grew more intense.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He might have been an insufferable young man for a poverty-stricken teacher of French to have as a fellow-lodger; but he was not.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Then, of a sudden, the little colour faded from her cheeks again, and she seemed stricken with a silence.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But the conscience of Louis was at rest; and he soon found that "man does not live by bread alone!"
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
I began to fear I should have that unlucky expedition of ours on my conscience for the rest of my days.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO CONSCIENCE-STRICKEN

  • abject
  • apologetic
  • atoning
  • attritional
  • compunctious
  • conscience-stricken
  • contrite
  • penitential
  • regretful
  • remorseful
  • repentant
  • rueful
  • sorry
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