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    Cruel Remorse! where Youth and Pleasure sport,
    And thoughtless Folly keeps her court,--
    Crouching 'midst rosy bowers thou lurk'st unseen
    Slumbering the festal hours away,
    While Youth disports in that enchanting scene;
    Till on some fated day
    Thou with a tiger-spring dost leap upon thy prey,
    And tear his helpless breast, o'erwhelmed with wild dismay.

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Remorse is as the heart in which it grows;
If that be gentle, it drops balmy dews
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Remorse is as the heart in which it grows;
If that be gentle, it drops balmy dews
Of true repentance; but if proud and gloomy,
It is the poison tree, that pierced to the inmost,
Weeps only tears of poison.

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Remorse is the pain of sin

Remorse is the pain of sin

by Theodore Parker Found in: Remorse Quotes,
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Remorse is the pain of sin.

Remorse is the pain of sin.

by Theodore Parker Found in: Remorse Quotes,
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Remorse is regret that one waited so long to do it

Remorse is regret that one waited so long to do it

by Henry Louis Mencken Found in: Remorse Quotes,
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Remorse is regret that one waited so long to do it.

Remorse is regret that one waited so long to do it.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Remorse Quotes,
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Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue.

Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue.

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Farewell, remorse: all good to me is lost;
Evil, be thou my good.

Farewell, remorse: all good to me is lost;
Evil, be thou my good.

by John Milton Found in: Remorse Quotes,
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Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue

Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue

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Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase are fruits of innocence and blessedness

Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase are fruits of innocence and blessedness

by William Cullen Bryant Found in: Remorse Quotes,
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