Forward went the catechism, a penitential gloom succeeding the sinful indulgence.
"St. Cuthbert's" by Robert E. Knowles
This absurdly decorated gallant could stab a rival in the back or write a penitential lyric.
"The Facts About Shakespeare" by William Allan Nielson
How the mud smells; quite penitential!
"Robinetta" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
After six months' imprisonment, a compromise of the fine and a penitential declaration set him at liberty.
"The Venetian School of Painting" by Evelyn March Phillipps
Nola drew back, drenched with a sudden torrent of penitential tears.
"The Rustler of Wind River" by G. W. Ogden
Here Uncle Mo and Aunt M'riar shook penitential heads over his depravity.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
No man could surround his penitential cell with graces so profuse and pleasing as do some of these unfortunate women.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 92, June, 1865" by Various
In the body he discerns a penitential mechanism for the soul.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper
An English rhymed version of the Seven Penitential Psalms.
"The Art and Craft of Printing" by William Morris
The penitential fashion just suited her.
"Black Diamonds" by Mór Jókai
Now to his bed of sorrow bound,
By penitential pain,
He seems, by this heart-reaching wound,
A purer mind to gain.
"The Fatal Horse" by William Hayley
Amid the penitential flock,
Seem'd none more bent to pray;
But, when the Holy Father spoke,
He rose and went his way.
"The Gray Brother" by Sir Walter Scott
Hushed is each doubt, gone evâ€™ry fear;
My spirit seems in Heavâ€™n to stay;
And eâ€™en the penitential tear
Is wiped away.
"My God, is any hour so sweet" by Charlotte Elliott
He woo'd, he wept, 'till all was won,
Then, as the spring-born zephyrs fly,
He fled, he left her, lost! undone!
In penitential tears to die.
"Bertram And Anna" by Thomas Gent
Let it flow on, till all thine earthly heart
In penitential drops have ebbed away,
Then fearless turn where Heaven hath set thy part,
Nor shudder at the Eye that saw thee stray.
"Third Sunday After Trinity" by John Keble
The morning light is breaking, the darkness disappears;
The sons of earth are waking, to penitential tears;
Each breeze that sweeps the ocean brings tidings from afar
Of nations in commotion, prepared for Zion’s war.
"The Morning Light Is Breaking" by Samuel Francis Smith
The Penitential Act reminds us of our sinfulness, of God's glory and of our need for forgiveness.
Park Slope Jewish Center hosts joint penitential service.
Do we really have to get more penitential .
Pointing out that there are seven penitential Psalms, Cassiodorus offered this as a reason.
But no matter where they were, religious Jews never forgot the dream of a return to Zion, greeting one another each year, on Rosh Hashanah, the penitential Jewish New Year, by saying, "Next year in Yerushalayim" (Jerusalem).