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  • Ven., p. 53: "Ergo cum nullus absque peccato esse possit, actuale autem peccatum in paruulis inuenire non possit, quoniam omnis quicumque peccat aut originaliter aut actualiter peccat; paruuli, qui actualiter pecare non potuerunt, utique originaliter peccauerunt."

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • Note 37: Vacarius, 15.1.1: "Cum sit manifestum quod non anima per se neque corpus infantis, sed totus ipse infans servituti diaboli ante baptismum subiectus est per primum peccat [um] primi hominis." back

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • It is in vain to lock her up if she be dishonest; et tyrranicum imperium, as our great Mr. Aristotle calls it, too tyrannical a task, most unfit: for when she perceives her husband observes her and suspects, liberius peccat, saith [6194] Nevisanus.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Nemo peccat in spiritum sanctum nisi qui finaliter et voluntarie renunciat Christum, eumque et ejus verbum extreme contemnit, sine qua nulla salus; a quo peccato liberet nos

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Non peccat venialiter qui mulierem ducit ob pulchritudinem.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Trinitatis kink had mudded his dome, peccat and pent fore, pree.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Its motto was: Qui inscienter peccat, scienter emendet (“Who unknowingly sins, knowingly makes amends”).


  • This offense, my lords, is grounded upon a false conceit of honor; and therefore it would be punished in the same kind, in _eo_ _quis_ _rectissime_ _plectitur_, _in_ _quo_ _peccat_.

    The World's Best Orations, Vol. 1 (of 10)

  • "Si vir jam seminaverit, dubium fit an femina lethaliter peccat, si se retrahat a seminando; aut peccat lethaliter vir non expectando seminationem uxoris." (p. 153).

    The Priest, The Woman And The Confessional

  • The Pelagians held that baptism was given to children, not to remit their sin, but to make them better, to give them supernatural life, to make them adoptive sons of God, and heirs to the Kingdom of Heaven (see St. Augustine, "De peccat. meritis", I, xviii).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip


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