a confession

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  • He stood before her with something of the air of a man making a confession. Cited from The Lamp in the Desert, by Ethel M. Dell
  • In neither case did it seem likely that such a confession would draw parties together. Cited from King John of Jingalo, by Laurence Housman
  • Though he had given a confession, there was no physical evidence held against him in court.
  • Several times he had tried to open the way to a confession. Cited from Swirling Waters, by Max Rittenberg
  • He had made up his mind that he would surprise both of the boys into a confession. Cited from The Mystery at Putnam Hall, by Arthur M. Winfield
  • A few moments ago you asked me to make a confession to you. Cited from Shenandoah, by Bronson Howard
  • When presented with the evidence authorities where able to get a confession out of the man.
  • What did you suppose such a confession would mean to me? Cited from The Mettle of the Pasture, by James Lane Allen
  • He raised his hands and let them drop again in a confession that he did not know. Cited from Tristram of Blent, by Anthony Hope
  • It seemed to me that one more effort and I should force from her a confession. Cited from Without Dogma, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • A little more and you would have made me a confession. Cited from Woman Triumphant, by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • In making such a confession he would be in good company. Cited from Humanly Speaking, by Samuel McChord Crothers
  • However she was at length brought to a confession and named Doctor Church.
  • I didn't know that he was on the edge of a confession. Cited from The Belfry, by May Sinclair
  • If so, he knew it would be followed by a confession. Cited from Tangled Trails, by William MacLeod Raine
  • "What a confession for you to make of any one!" said she. Cited from Ships That Pass In The Night, by Beatrice Harraden
  • Back in Britain, she forces a confession from her mother that she is not her natural daughter.
  • Now that it is all over, I have a confession to make! Cited from Etiquette, by Emily Post
  • "I think they hope I may write out a confession some night." Cited from The Fur Bringers, by Hulbert Footner
  • I now find that what you said is true, and I have to make a confession to you. Cited from German Classics of The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, by Francke
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