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1  But still it was a strange and a great sin even to touch it.
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2  He who remembers these things, says Ecclesiastes, shall not sin for ever.
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3  His sin, which had covered him from the sight of God, had led him nearer to the refuge of sinners.
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4  He cared little that he was in mortal sin, that his life had grown to be a tissue of subterfuge and falsehood.
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5  He wanted to sin with another of his kind, to force another being to sin with him and to exult with her in sin.
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6  If ever he was impelled to cast sin from him and to repent the impulse that moved him was the wish to be her knight.
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7  But to drink the altar wine out of the press and be found out by the smell was a sin too: but it was not terrible and strange.
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8  He thought of it with deep awe; a terrible and strange sin: it thrilled him to think of it in the silence when the pens scraped lightly.
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9  At his first violent sin he had felt a wave of vitality pass out of him and had feared to find his body or his soul maimed by the excess.
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10  His pride in his own sin, his loveless awe of God, told him that his offence was too grievous to be atoned for in whole or in part by a false homage to the All-seeing and All-knowing.
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11  He had sinned mortally not once but many times and he knew that, while he stood in danger of eternal damnation for the first sin alone, by every succeeding sin he multiplied his guilt and his punishment.
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12  Every sin would then come forth from its lurking place, the most rebellious against the divine will and the most degrading to our poor corrupt nature, the tiniest imperfection and the most heinous atrocity.
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13  It was his own soul going forth to experience, unfolding itself sin by sin, spreading abroad the bale-fire of its burning stars and folding back upon itself, fading slowly, quenching its own lights and fires.
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14  They pressed upon his brain as upon his lips as though they were the vehicle of a vague speech; and between them he felt an unknown and timid pressure, darker than the swoon of sin, softer than sound or odour.
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15  Time was to sin and to enjoy, time was to scoff at God and at the warnings of His holy church, time was to defy His majesty, to disobey His commands, to hoodwink one's fellow men, to commit sin after sin and to hide one's corruption from the sight of men.
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16  And if, as may so happen, there be at this moment in these benches any poor soul who has had the unutterable misfortune to lose God's holy grace and to fall into grievous sin, I fervently trust and pray that this retreat may be the turning point in the life of that soul.
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17  That must have been a terrible sin, to go in there quietly at night, to open the dark press and steal the flashing gold thing into which God was put on the altar in the middle of flowers and candles at benediction while the incense went up in clouds at both sides as the fellow swung the censer and Dominic Kelly sang the first part by himself in the choir.
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