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And anyhow, repining is only a counterfeit repentance, you know.

The most part of them concluded that he was repining for the loss of his former state.

If I were given to dreaming or repining I should say Fate was dead against me.

Will not our pride of good blood teach us other lessons than repining?

"Repining is useless, if not sinful," observed Mary Percival.

But no need of repining, and time is money, especially in such a case.

“Repining is useless, if not sinful,” observed Mary Percival.

But not a repining word escaped the lips of Father Marquette.

I was very proud of not repining, not wishing for any thing in this world.

While you are repining over what is beyond recall, events are moving on.

WORD ORIGIN

"to be fretfully discontented," mid-15c., probably from re-, here likely an intensive prefix, + pine (v.) "yearn." Related: Repined; repining.

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