peccavi

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pec·ca·vi

 (pĕ-kä′wē, -vē, -kā′vī′)
n. pl. pec·ca·vis
A confession of sin.

[Latin peccāvī, I have sinned, first person sing. perfect tense of peccāre, to sin; see peccant.]

peccavi

(pɛˈkɑːviː)
n, pl -vis
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a confession of guilt
[C16: from Latin, literally: I have sinned, from peccāre]
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Nelle animate discussioni dei critici del tardo Rinascimento le pastorali di Guarini erano accusate di peccare contro il decorum non soltanto linguistico e stilistico ma anche morale.
Le prime lacrime vennero attraverso un frutto, quando Eva fece peccare Adamo; ma chi vuole mangiare del frutto buono, ama Dio, sua madre, e il suo nome, questo raccogliera il frutto di stagione.
So while we say that each lord is posse peccare in his individual story, we understand that taken together they may be allegoria of the Seven Deadly Sins.
(2) "Scintilla conscienciae in Cain quoque pectore, postquam eiectus est de Paradiso, non extinguitur, et qua victi voluptatibus, vel furore, ipsaque interdum rationis decepti similitudine, nos peccare sentimus", Glosa ordin.
Revelation challenges humans in their innermost being and requires from them, in the language of Vatican I, (34) an act of submission, the "obedience of faith." (35) This obedience, however--and this makes a significant difference--is not the result of coercion, but of love and trust; in the submission under the word and will of God, an even greater freedom can be found, because the creature comes back to its original place, in order to receive, as Augustine would say, the non posse peccare (not being able to sin) of the redeemed, instead of holding out in the fragile posse non peccare (being not able to sin).
Because of sin human nature has been rendered non posse non peccare (not able not to sin).
(13.) "Malo in hanc peccare partem ut vel parum meritos praedicem, quam ut meritos vituperem" Opus epistolarum, vol.
(365-67) This Virgil tells us that it is natural to sim "Peccare hominem naturale quid est" (366).