It was Latin, she said, and it meant "the chiefest among sinners."
In the sheer youth of her (he realized) more than in aught else, lay her chiefest charm.
And so I have shown you whence the first and chiefest delight of man's life springs.
Her society was his chiefest joy, and it is said that he ever remained faithful to her.
For this I hoped, for my life as it had become ...