Humility, contentment, may be a Christian virtue, but in economics 'tis a deadly sin.
She says that she would not, even for a crown, commit a deadly sin.
This she confessed to as sinful, though not, she hoped, of the nature of deadly sin.
Of this deadly sin, you and I are aware Bridget Fitzgerald has been guilty.
But every one knows that to take one's life is a deadly sin.
Whether would you be a leper, or have committed a deadly sin?'
"Because of her deadly sin," he repeated slowly, and the tone changed.
It was wrong to defy and desert her master, but to obey him would be deadly sin.
Of this deadly sin, you and I are aware, Bridget Fitzgerald has been guilty.
There is a second mistake into which we often fall in speaking of deadly sin.