The immortal word of Sir Charles Napier sent back to the British high command after his succesful campaign in northern India, to let them know that he had Sindh.

Pec*ca"vi (?). [L.]

I have sinned; -- used colloquially to express confession or acknowledgment of an offense.

Aubrey. <-- seldom used -- same purpose served by mea culpa -->


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