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Sinning One’s Mercies

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Being ungrateful for the gifts of Providence.

“I know your good father would term this ‘sinning my mercies.ʹ”—Sir W. Scott: Redgauntlet.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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