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Nearly every man who expiates a crime upon the gallows is a believer in the Bible.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 5 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
There she expiates her wrong-doing by a life of devotion and expresses the utmost affection for me.
THE SECRETS OF THE PRINCESSE DE CADIGNANHONORE DE BALZAC
Thus, and these are extreme afflictions, this hapless wight expiates, and her expiation is brought upon her by her grandeur.
THE MEMOIRS OF VICTOR HUGOVICTOR HUGO
By bearing the sin of the world Christ expiates it, and thus takes it away.
COMPANION TO THE BIBLEE. P. BARROWS
So he renounces his desires, and expiates the sin of being alive by retirement from the world.
MUSICIANS OF TO-DAYROMAIN ROLLAND
Fourth act—he expiates his crime and sees a chance to regain happiness after a long, weary probation.
THE GALAXY, APRIL, 1877VARIOUS
The soul, in its transmigration, expiates the sins committed in a former state of being.
NALA AND DAMAYANTI AND OTHER POEMSHENRY HART MILMAN
The blood that expiates and the water that cleanses flowed from the pierced side of a crucified Christ.
NOTES ON THE BOOK OF LEVITICUSC. H. MACKINTOSH
The true import of tragedy is that the hero expiates, not his own individual sins, but the crime of existence itself.
SCHOPENHAUERMARGRIETA BEER
Nature makes these mistakes now and then, and the victim expiates the error.
JOHN MARCHMONT'S LEGACY, VOLUMES I-IIIMARY E. BRADDON

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