It is will always be my penance now always to believe that I didn't do enough for my friend.
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“The pain is her penance,” says one of them, amid the screams of labor.
late 13c., "religious discipline or self-mortification as a token of repentance and as atonement for some sin," from Anglo-French penaunce, Old French peneance (12c.), from Latin pænitentia (see penitence). Transferred sense is recorded from c.1300.