Thesaurus / recantation

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Not even the recantation of the offender could annul these appalling sentences.

This was satisfactory to the bishops; but the lower house resolved that it was no recantation of his heretical assertions.

A recantation would only add to the dishonour of the Church of Rome, and raise an universal cry of accusation against her.

Evidently they have some hopes of leading him to a recantation.

But for us that journey would be a recantation of our principles.

The three alternatives of the heretic were, recantation, special judgment, terrible death.

So that he rechanted his offending opinions, by repeating them in his recantation.

He was ordered to make submission and recantation both in court and in his church and to give bond for 200 pounds.

I am nibbling at what I must, after all, swallow—my "recantation" did seem to me a trifle discreditable!

The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1Marcus Tullius Cicero

You may expect everything of me save flight or recantation: I will not flee, much less will I recant.

Life of LutherGustav Just

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