peccant


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liable to sin

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Thus, mental disorder was treated on the basis of whatever physical illness was thought to underlie the mind's distress; physical illness was itself attributed to causes of constitutional delicacy, peccant humors, and miasmatic exposure, with Humorism providing the model for treatment (Waller 9-11).
Nil mirum <si> in his exercitationibus doctores peccant, qui necesse habent cum insanientibus furere.
The Discovery of the Germ: Describes the research of Pasteur, Twenty Years That Transformed Lister, Koch, and others that the Way We Think About Disease transformed the germ theory of by John Waller disease from a disputed speculation Columbia University Press, into a central tenet of medicine, 2002 overturning the previous paradigm (that illness, for example, involved "a buildup of peccant humours" and could be treated by bleeding).
May's performances took her through New York, Chicago, London, Paris, Cairo, Rio de Janeiro, Detroit, and Philadelphia, involving her with myriad peccant and felonious individuals.
Peccatum autem seditionis primo quidem et principaliter pertinet ad eos qui seditionem procurant, qui gravissime peccant.