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We attempted to convey by our silence that Mr. Strangways' single fault was a trifling, a venial one.
MERRY-GARDEN AND OTHER STORIESSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
But vanity, though unconquerably rooted in me by nature and habit, was no longer overlooked as a venial error.
DISCIPLINEMARY BRUNTON
I had not meant, however, to expatiate upon his defects, which are of the slenderest and most venial kind.
HAWTHORNEHENRY JAMES, JUNR.
Things must not be done in him which are venial in the week-day classes.
With this statement she went away prettily and gracefully, smiling and thinking how she could commit a venial sin.
DROLL STORIES, COMPLETEHONORE DE BALZAC
Did we see it truly, it would be a not venial sin, but an unpardonable crime.
The merciful jury, as in the south of Italy, becomes the hysterical and too often venial jury.
THE CRIMINALHAVELOCK ELLIS
The Church herself would look very leniently on the venial fault.
A SIRENTHOMAS ADOLPHUS TROLLOPE
Although he had not completed his studies, he frequently showed the difference between a mortal and a venial sin of thought.
The mistake was venial, for the young amazons in their ulsters and hard hats presented a decidedly masculine appearance.

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