How came it that he included Florentine among the peccant idioms, and maintained that the true literary speech was still to seek?
But it is useless and canting to say that peccant women are worse than men.
For this reason I desired to divert the peccant matter downward, a point which the physician should consider and observe.
Nor did the peccant Lieutenant James think it worth while to resign his commission.
In the forenoon Mr. Canning brought to trial the coils in which the peccant part that had wrought such mischief existed.
Adeline exclaimed, going to the mirror to rearrange the peccant tissue.
But there is one touchstone by which the peccant element in them may be at once detected.
The fictitious nephew Fitzvictor was apparently a son of the Victor who had but recently collaborated with the peccant Cazire.
By keeping the skin moist, these bandages cause the exudation of peccant humours and eliminate the excess of caloric.
To read the words as referring to the peccant verse, is to take the clinch off the whole passage.
peccant pec·cant (pěk'ənt)