2. Noun. An act of saying ‘peccavi’; an admission of guilt or responsibility. ¹
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Definition of Peccavi
1. a confession of sin [n -S]
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Literary usage of Peccavi
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Roger of Wendover's Flowers of History: Comprising the History of England by Matthew Paris, Roger (1844)
"... Filius esse in causa, sicut sanctitas Abel invidiae Cain, et sic mortis ipsius. Dixit igitur Filius quasi noster Jonas, quum ait, ' Ego sum qui peccavi, ..."
2. The Warner Library by Charles Dudley Warner, Harry Morgan Ayres, John William Cunliffe, Helen Rex Keller, Gerhard Richard Lomer (1917)
"ture there is no poem more poignant than (peccavi, Domine. > It is the very essence of religion. As a poet of the open fields and the wild unexplored places ..."