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It was he who deserved punishment—not the sufferer with his calamities imposed upon him by his erring sire.
She would talk of her interest in the poor erring soul that could only be saved by such means.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
He was merciful toward erring women, but was unsparing toward every one who exploited them for gain.
Napoleon's Council of State, touched with tenderness towards erring women, was quite inefficient.
HONORINEHONORE DE BALZAC
He was kind, was this parson, and sweetly wishful for the goodness and welfare of all the erring sons and daughters of men.
He drew himself up, and spoke in solemn tones the words that would receive the erring one back into the bosom of the Church.
ROBERT ANNYS: POOR PRIESTANNIE NATHAN MEYER
A true friend will admonish his erring brother, and if the erring brother has any sense at all he will thank his friend.
Subsequently he had compassion on the erring people, and opened the springs, so that the rivers once more flowed.
After that, an interlude, when words were impossible, else both would have sobbed like erring children.
Still, I hope as a matter of courtesy to some of our erring brethren, that you will send the delegates.

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