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 Malum in Se (Latin).Malvo’lio. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Malum Prohib’itum (Latin).
 
What is wrong merely because it is forbidden, as eating a particular fruit was wrong in Adam and Eve, because they were commanded not to do so. Doing secular work on the Sabbath.   1
 


 Malum in Se (Latin).Malvo’lio. 

 
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