Lemarrois had just arrived at a gallop with Bonaparte's stern letter, and Murat, humiliated and anxious to expiate
his fault, had at once moved his forces to attack the center and outflank both the Russian wings, hoping before evening and before the arrival of the Emperor to crush the contemptible detachment that stood before him.
But, in order to expiate
the sin of avarice, which was my undoing, I oblige each passer-by to give me a blow.
Thou whose injustice hath supplied the cause That makes me quit the weary life I loathe, As by this wounded bosom thou canst see How willingly thy victim I become, Let not my death, if haply worth a tear, Cloud the clear heaven that dwells in thy bright eyes; I would not have thee expiate
in aught The crime of having made my heart thy prey; But rather let thy laughter gaily ring And prove my death to be thy festival.
I am to blame, and punish me, make me expiate
My horror of having committed a thousand offences I had forgotten, and which nothing could ever expiate
- my recollection of that indelible look which Agnes had given me - the torturing impossibility of communicating with her, not knowing, Beast that I was, how she came to be in London, or where she stayed - my disgust of the very sight of the room where the revel had been held - my racking head - the smell of smoke, the sight of glasses, the impossibility of going out, or even getting up
I don't see myself--or you either-- offering ourselves up to expiate
I have many sins to expiate
, and though I be deathless, life is all too short for the atonement.
Of what crime could she be guilty that she must expiate
it in the dreaded arena?
The petitioners said that though the Election Act carries provisions for voting by overseas Pakistan and since the enactment of the law, two by-polls have held, the ECP has made no arrangements so far for voting right to expiate
In addition, all those who expiate
from the people of Medina must be allowed by the Prophet to return to Quraish without harm.
Some do -- especially her student, Friedrich, who pushes her to explore their tainted history, hoping to expiate
his transgressions before he's dragged into his next life.
And in the process, Rwanda has benefited from the exertions of a guilt-ridden world that folded its arms and shut its mouth during the 1994 genocide, a world that has since tried to expiate
its sins by giving generously for Rwandan reconstruction.