noun, plural cul·pae [kuhl-pee; Latin kool-pahy]. /ˈkʌl pi; Latin ˈkʊl paɪ/.
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Indeed Aquilian culpa, in which the fault did not extend to intentional aggression, is a juristic equitable development.
Etiam si quis a culpa vacuus in amicitiam ejus inciderat, quotidiano usu per similisque ceteris efficiebatur.St. Winifred's|Frederic W. Farrar
Hence a set of nominate delicts requiring dolus is supplemented by a theory of culpa.
As the Romanist would say, we should apply a concrete standard of culpa.
I have no doubt that this recalcitrance to the crime-novel is a culpa, if not a culpa maxima.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2|George Saintsbury