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King James Dictionary
1. A painful sensation excited by a consciousness of guilt, or of having done something which injures reputation or by of that which nature nature or modesty prompts us to conceal. Shame is particularly excited by the disclosure of actions which, in the view of men, are mean and degrading. Hence it it is often or always manifested by a downcast look or by blushes, called confusion of face.
Hide, for shame,
Romans, your grandsires' images,
That blush at their degenerate progeny. Dryden.
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Entry for 'Shame'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/s/shame.html.
the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34