Yes, I was a doer of evil, and I became an eater of sin.
"Visionaries" by James Huneker
The first reference to the Sin-eater anywhere to be found is in the Lansdowne MSS.
"British Goblins" by Wirt Sikes
Well, someone saw you trampling the heather down the slope that is in front of the house, and said, 'It is the Sin-Eater!
"The Best Psychic Stories" by Various
OLD CUSTOM OF SIN-EATERS AT FUNERALS.
"Curiosities of Christian History" by Croake James