seven deadly sins


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seven deadly sins

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(Theology) a fuller name for the deadly sins
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Translations
sieben Todsünden
siete pecados capitales
seitsemän kuolemansyntiä
sept péchés capitaux
hét főbűn
dauðasyndirnar sjö
sette peccati capitali
七つの大罪
sete pecados capitais
sju dödssynderna
References in classic literature ?
Cursed be them that oppress the poor and needy; it is one of the seven deadly sins."
Pride is one of the seven deadly sins; but it cannot be the pride of a mother in her children, for that is a compound of two cardinal virtues--faith and hope.
Lord Illingworth told me this morning that there was an orchid there m beautiful as the seven deadly sins.
It was a marvellous spotted thing, as effective as the seven deadly sins. In a thoughtless moment I asked one of the gardeners what it was called.
"Ugliness is one of the seven deadly sins, then?" cried the duchess.
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).
For pride, she said with great severity, was one of the seven deadly sins, and humility and lowliness of heart were virtues.
One of the most valuable lessons for today's political and business leaders are the Seven Deadly Sins of Leadership.
The Seven Deadly Sins: Seven Scars They Left Behind is an anthology of short text stories that serve as a prequel to the fantasy manga and anime series "The Seven Deadly Sins".
Moreover, I take into account Martin's recent proposal that the seven missing Narnian lords whom Prince Caspian and his party search for in Voyage are realized on the order of the Seven Deadly Sins. Each of the lords falls victim to a particular vice that prevents him from completing his quest to "explore the unknown Eastern Seas beyond the Lone Islands" (Lewis 20-21).
The journey took place on the different floors of the School of Design and Arts' (SDA) building where seven deadly sins were interpreted through multigenre installations and performances from the degree programs of Theater, Dance, Music, Design Foundation, Multimedia, and Fashion.
Large has made "Seven Deadly Sins" something of a signature performance.