Pocket-handkerchiefs of OUR calibre would be thought decidedly aristocratic; and aristocracy in Paris, just at that moment, was almost in as bad odor as it is in America, where it ranks as an eighth deadly sin
, though no one seems to know precisely what it means.
So defiling was their presence that a true Cistercian might not raise his eyes to their face or touch their finger-tips under ban of church and fear of deadly sin
Tempted by a dream of happiness, he had yielded himself with deliberate choice, as he had never done before, to what he knew was deadly sin
One morning, in cool blood, I slipped a noose about its neck and hung it to the limb of a tree; - hung it with the tears streaming from my eyes, and with the bitterest remorse at my heart; - hung it because I knew that it had loved me, and because I felt it had given me no reason of offence; - hung it because I knew that in so doing I was committing a sin - a deadly sin
that would so jeopardize my immortal soul as to place it - if such a thing wore possible - even beyond the reach of the infinite mercy of the Most Merciful and Most Terrible God.
Do not forget the deadly sin
, do not forget the appointed discovery, do not forget the appointed suffering.
In such minds, disregard of religion is a more fearful treason,--a more deadly sin
It was a marvellous spotted thing, as effective as the seven deadly sins
For pride, she said with great severity, was one of the seven deadly sins
, and humility and lowliness of heart were virtues.
Of all these countless allegories none was reiterated with more unwearied persistence than that of the Seven Deadly Sins
(those sins which in the doctrine of the Church lead to spiritual death because they are wilfully committed).
Cursed be them that oppress the poor and needy; it is one of the seven deadly sins
I always say to Ellen: Beware of monotony; it's the mother of all the deadly sins
She briefly reviewed her life in quest of deadly sins
committed, and found them not.