guilt


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responsibility for an error or crime

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And thou, creature of guilt and misery,'' said Cedric, ``what became thy lot on the death of thy ravisher?
I am no priest,'' said Cedric, turning with disgust from this miserable picture of guilt, wretchedness, and despair; ``I am no priest, though I wear a priest's garment.
hast thou borne up and endured to live through so much guilt and so much misery, and wilt thou now yield to despair when thine eyes are opened to thy crimes, and when repentance were thy fitter occupation?
The person to whom I addressed myself added that Justine had already confessed her guilt.
I am not one of your enemies, I believed you guiltless, notwithstanding every evidence, until I heard that you had yourself declared your guilt.
The great black forest -- stern as it showed itself to those who brought the guilt and troubles of the world into its bosom -- became the playmate of the lonely infant, as well as it knew how.
She confined herself, or tried to confine herself, to the simple, indubitable family misery which must envelop all, if it were indeed a matter of certified guilt and public exposure.
Someone who can't acknowledge responsibility and guilt cannot and will not change.
But we've had a lot of people choosing the guilt free options just because they fancied them.
Assessing for and addressing certain complex emotions, such as guilt and shame, is an important part of suicide prevention efforts.
We found that guilt reminds you of times you know you could have done better, which pushes you to seek out ways to improve, said Thomas Allard, a PhD candidate at Sauder who co-authored the study with marketing professor Katherine White.
As gender roles change and fathers become more active in their children's lives, they experience the same barriers as mothers: family responsibilities, guilt, lack of support, lack of time, scheduling constraints and work, Mailey said.
A lot more guilt would be of considerable help in this regard, especially in light of what former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroder rightly termed "the greatest crime in the history of mankind.
Conscience evolves as the voice of this morality, and the result is the birth of a completely new feeling: guilt, bad conscience.
In contrast, worldly grief comes from guilt which is arbitrarily founded rather than from the truth God has revealed.