O quiet paths of algebra, you are my excuse for this venial sin!
This is a lover's most stoical virtue, as the lack of it is a lover's most venial sin.
That which was a venial sin, they told me was no sin at all; of that which was most grievously mortal, they said it was venial.
Even the gratification of idle curiosity with demons was merely a venial sin.
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