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I see no sin in being able to ride well on horseback," said the Theatin; "that is in perfect good taste, and does honor to our gown.
You have said nothing of avarice, another capital sin, nor of those millions," said he.
Because," replied the father, "to absolve you for that motive would be a sin for which the king would never absolve me, my lord.
Meanwhile ere thus was sin'd and judg'd on Earth, Within the Gates of Hell sate Sin and Death, In counterview within the Gates, that now Stood open wide, belching outrageous flame Farr into CHAOS, since the Fiend pass'd through, Sin opening, who thus now to Death began.
Thou my Shade Inseparable must with mee along: For Death from Sin no power can separate.
The fetters of her sin are upon her, and she cannot stir to come to thee.
Breathe upon her thy life-giving Spirit, and put a new fear within her-- the fear of her sin.
She shuddered to believe, yet could not help believing, that it gave her a sympathetic knowledge of the hidden sin in other hearts.
such loss of faith is ever one of the saddest results of sin.
Along the street to the church went the minister, plowing through the drifts and thinking that this time he would utterly give way to sin.
With a final outburst of weeping she half arose, and in the presence of the man who had waited to look and not to think thoughts the woman of sin began to pray.
Delight is to him, who gives no quarter in the truth, and kills, burns, and destroys all sin though he pluck it out from under the robes of Senators and Judges.