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She told me she had been walking the earth these twenty years: a just punishment for her mortal transgressions, I've no doubt
And when he finds that the sum of his transgressions is great he will many a time like a child start up in his sleep for fear, and he is filled with dark forebodings.
The man of talent affects to call his transgressions of the laws of the senses trivial and to count them nothing considered with his devotion to his art.
This strange, cruel, and almost unaccountable ingratitude in the captain, absolutely broke the poor doctor's heart; for ingratitude never so thoroughly pierces the human breast as when it proceeds from those in whose behalf we have been guilty of transgressions.
Certain simple principles had been instilled into him so anxiously (on account of his "queerness") that the mere names of certain transgressions filled him with horror.
I was stern with him, knowing that the transgressions of the parents are visited on their offspring, and that there was an angry mark upon him at his birth.
Damascus, SANA The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Monday sent two identical letters to the head of the Security Council and the United Nations Secretary-General on the recent Turkish transgression on Syrian territory.
Turkey did not await the Syrian consent to move the tomb after the Turkish Foreign Ministry informed Syria's consulate in Istanbul of its intent to carry out the relocation on the eve of the transgression act," the source said.
Viewing God as responsible for a trait that led to a transgression could lead the individual to feel angry at God.
It considers the transgression, its moral and ethical message, how to understand the paradox of male/female interactions in the realm of spiritual counseling and relationships, and scenarios in which students seduce teachers as well as visa versa.
He further added that the state television would not tolerate any transgression of societal values and the country's systems.
A new study shows that the details of a transgression are more susceptible to forgetting when that transgression has been forgiven.