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Even the priests of the false gods, aghast with horror at his crimes, exclaimed, There is no expiation for deeds like these.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
I felt a secret assurance that he was no longer in a place of expiation, though I ceased not to pray for him.
It was a hard struggle for Luther to give up the ideas of the Middle Ages in reference to self-expiation.
The church taught that the world was evil, life here an expiation, heaven the soul's true home.
The poem entitled The Outcast expresses this feeling of mysterious remorse and unending and unavailing expiation.
I am drinking the bitter cup of expiation; but as I drink it I painfully spell out this sentence: Expiation is not annihilation.
HONORINEHONORE DE BALZAC
He was a Christian who had been forced into conversion, probably in expiation of some crime; and now hated his life.
Hence men have turned ever toward prayers, exorcism, and expiation, especially when exhorted thereto by the priests.
Most certainly, he paid no heed to the fact that his seven years of expiation were nearly sped.
On the other hand, he observes ceremonies of expiation, such as are unknown to the Australian.

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