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apology

[Gr.,=defense], literary work that defends, justifies, or clarifies an author's ideas or point of view. Unlike the ordinary use of the word, the literary use neither implies that wrong has been done nor expresses regret. The most famous ancient example, Plato's Apology (3d cent. B.C.), presents Socrates' defense of himself at his trial before the Athenian government. Sir Philip Sidney's Apologie for Poetrie and Defense of Poesie (both: 1580), which examine the art of poetry and its condition in England, apparently were written to justify the poets' craft after it had been attacked by critics. A third famous example, Cardinal Newman's spiritual autobiography Apologia pro Vita sua (1864), was written to clarify the Cardinal's views after they had been misrepresented in an essay by Charles Kingsley.
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Apology

(dreams)
This dream always has something to say about our relationships, the relationship that we have with ourselves and/or with others. Apologies are associated with forgiveness and honesty. Thus, consider the details of your dream and consider whether an apology is necessary in order for you to move forward in a particular relationship or with an area of your personal life.
Bedside Dream Dictionary by Silvana Amar Copyright © 2007 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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Immediately, the President should have by himself told the truth to the Filipino public," she told reporters when asked about the President's refusal to apologize for the Mamasapano operation.
I appreciate the ones said with true remorse the most, but I'll accept those muttered quietly as well, because we all know that it's not always easy to apologize. I'm familiar with that long silence when you ask for an apology and get none in return.
Did we apologize to HK when their citizens were massacred in Luneta?
'Medikal started it with my girlfriend and if I have come in to say something about Fella and the presenter tells me to apologize to Medikal's girlfriend because I said something bad about her while Medikal has not apologized to my girlfriend, I don't even get the correlation here,' the rapper added.
Senate chairman Sadiq Sanjrani earlier today demanded an apology from Chaudhry and warned the info minister that he would be barred from the Senate if he failed to apologize, as the opposition staged a walkout protesting his remarks during Wednesday's session.
Earlier in the today's Senate session, Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani demanded an apology from Information minister and also warned him that he would be barred from the Senate if he failed to apologize, as the opposition staged a walkout protesting his remarks during Wednesday's session.
PPP leader Sayed Khurseeh Shah reacted and staged walk out of the assembly along with his party members in protest against the statement of Fawad Chaudry and warned to continue walk out until the information minister apologizes for his 'insulting' statement.
In an interview, Special Assistant to the President Christopher Go said that Uson is also expected to apologize to the Queen of All Media.
First I would like to apologize to the lady that I yelled out and kicked her bag that was wrong of me.
By the third break, my news director walks in and says you need to apologize...
Following the incident, Kramer apologized in Korean on Instagram, saying, "On behalf of our team, I sincerely apologize to the injured fans."
I must say that I humbly apologize for my comment because I have seen that it was really misconceived and misinterpreted.