confession before

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  • But it is laid upon me to make a confession before you. Cited from In the Year of Jubilee, by George Gissing
  • The police made him sign a formal confession before going on trial.
  • He seemed to conceive that confession before death must be excellent for the soul. Cited from The Price of Love, by Arnold Bennett
  • The case was quite hopeless and they merely hoped to obtain a confession before he passed away. Cited from The Master Mystery, by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
  • One man, who had been struggling about two hours, witnessed a good confession before many witnesses. Cited from Religion in Earnest, John Lyth
  • I tried, honestly tried, to put the confession before her in its least unfavorable light. Cited from The Dead Alive, by Wilkie Collins
  • He spends his last moments reflecting on his life and making a final confession before dying.
  • I owe you a confession before leaving you, in her honour and to my humiliation. Cited from A Cigarette-Maker's Romance, by F. Marion Crawford
  • Joan of Arc then asked whether she might make her confession before the tribunal. Cited from Joan of Arc, by Ronald Sutherland Gower
  • She must see his misdeeds and hear his confession before she would determine to recall her vows. Cited from The Loyalists, Vol. 1-3, by Jane West
  • He had also taken the precaution of revising his will and going to confession before the meeting.
  • And this is my confession before I die. Cited from The Most Ancient Lives of Saint Patrick, ed. by James O'Leary
  • He laid a copy of Arthur's confession before him. Cited from Foul Play, by Charles Reade and Dion Boucicault
  • She would lead him on to fuller confession before committing herself. Cited from All Aboard, by Fannie E. Newberry
  • His grandfather had signed a written confession before his death, and John Dempsey had handed it over. Cited from Harvest, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • Lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art called and be it confessed a good confession before many witnesses. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, 1 Timothy Book 61
  • Since travel by sea during the period was dangerous, he would also take full confession before setting sail and use auguries to determine the best time to travel.
  • During the meeting, he, the chief local officer of the corps, made confession before his comrades and knelt at the holiness table. Cited from The Angel Adjutant, by Minnie L. Carpenter
  • So much for the matter of the good confession to which we need only add here its pendant in the confession before the High Priest. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture, by Alexander Maclaren
  • There was an ominous significance in the fact that Mrs. Wells made this confession before the man she loved. Cited from Possessed, by Cleveland Moffett
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