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sin

hamartophobia.
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Mr Allworthy answered to all this, and much more, which the captain had urged on this subject, "That, however guilty the parents might be, the children were certainly innocent: that as to the texts he had quoted, the former of them was a particular denunciation against the Jews, for the sin of idolatry, of relinquishing and hating their heavenly King; and the latter was parabolically spoken, and rather intended to denote the certain and necessary consequences of sin, than any express judgment against it.
if I had acted up to his idea, father, that would have been the vice of pride -- another sin.
in evil strait this day I stand Before my Judge, either to undergoe My self the total Crime, or to accuse My other self, the partner of my life; Whose failing, while her Faith to me remaines, I should conceal, and not expose to blame By my complaint; but strict necessitie Subdues me, and calamitous constraint, Least on my head both sin and punishment, However insupportable, be all Devolv'd; though should I hold my peace, yet thou Wouldst easily detect what I conceale.
If God our Father was your friend, and was willing to save you from sin and suffering, so as you should neither know wicked feelings nor pain again?
She confessed to him, and he absolved her from her sins.
Her sin, her ignominy, were the roots which she had struck into the soil.
In your hour of sin raise your eyes to the skies and you will be again and again saved.
In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely, and without a passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers.
You had better confess your sin, for as sure as I am James Vane, you are going to die.
     And wants to sin -- don't let him.
It seemed to her that her sin partook of sacrilege or blasphemy.
And mendicant prophets go to rich men's doors and persuade them that they have a power committed to them by the gods of making an atonement for a man's own or his ancestor's sins by sacrifices or charms, with rejoicings and feasts; and they promise to harm an enemy, whether just or unjust, at a small cost; with magic arts and incantations binding heaven, as they say, to execute their will.