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Forgiveness

Angelica, Suor
is forgiven by the Virgin Mary for ill-considered suicide. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Suor Angelica, Westerman, 364]
Bishop of Digne
character who forgives Jean Valjean when latter steals the bishop’s valuables. [Fr. Lit.: Les Misérables]
Christ
forgives man for his sins. [Christianity: Misc.]
fatted
calf killed to celebrate return of prodigal son. [N.T.: Luke 15:23]
Matthias
of his brother, for twenty years’ false imprisonment. [Ger. Opera: Kienzl, The Evangelist, Westerman, 264]
Melibee
shepherd who pardons his enemies. [Br. Lit.: Canter-bury Tales, “Tale of Melibee”]
Myriel, Bishop
saintly cleric befriends Jean Valjean after the latter steals his candlesticks. [Fr. Lit.: Victor Hugo Les Misérables]
Porgy
of Bess’s promiscuity with Crown. [Am. Opera: Gershwin, Porgy and Bess, Westerman, 555]
prodigal son
received with open arms by loving father. [N.T.: Luke 15:20–21]
Tannhäuser
unexpectedly absolved by the Pope for sinning in the Venusberg. [Ger. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 932]
Timberlane, Cass
receives Jinny after her extramarital venture. [Am. Lit.: Cass Timberlane]
Titus Roman
emperor pardons those attempting his destruction. [Ger. Opera: Mozart, La Clemenza di Tito, Westerman, 100–101]
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If Jesus Christ used clay and saliva to manifest His divine power and give sight to the blind through the application of simple mud, why can He not make use of human beings to exercise His power to forgive sins?
Nyambura said she would not forgive him and the case should continue.
Once, Jesus was approached by Peter, who asked him: "How many times must I forgive those who wrong me?
THE mother of murdered Jimmy Mizen told a memorial service on the 10th anniversary of his death that she forgives his killer.
THE mother of murdered Jimmy Mizen told a mem orial service on the 10th anniversary of his death that she forgives his killer.
The Saviour will rather forgive sins committed against Himself than those against one's neighbour.
Who am I to forgive them, especially as they haven't asked for my forgiveness?
In the pages of "Forgive to Live: How Forgiveness Can Save Your Life", Dr.
Your mom told you to forgive. And most religions encourage forgiveness.
Someday, father, your harrowed bones must forgive the rack we put
I do not forgive Dylann Roof, a racist terrorist whose name I hate saying or knowing.
ANGER and hatred are without doubt the most influential emotions that prevent some people from being able to forgive one another.