"May God forgive you, Thurstan!--if you know what you are saying. But, surely, it is a temptation, dear Thurstan."
"I do not think it is a delusion. The sin appears to me to be quite distinct from its consequences."
"Sophistry--and a temptation," said Miss Benson decidedly. penis slip
"No, it is not," said her brother, with equal decision. "In the eye of God, she is exactly the same as if the life she has led had left no trace behind. We knew her errors before, Faith."
"Yes, but not this disgrace--this badge of her shame!"