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  • After such a tender confession from each of us what remains to be done? Cited from Cord and Creese, by James de Mille
  • But WHY didn't you bring back a signed confession from him? Cited from The River's End, James Oliver Curwood
  • Upon their return they examined the girl, but could draw no confession from her. Cited from Life Of Johnson, V1, by Boswell, ed. Birkbeck Hill
  • "If you want a confession from me so as you can clear her, go ahead!" Cited from The Rover Boys in Business, by A. Winfield
  • Back in Britain, she forces a confession from her mother that she is not her natural daughter.
  • It had been impossible to prevent reports about that confession from getting abroad. Cited from History of England, James II V. 4, Macaulay
  • He bowed his head in silence, and took up the confession from the table. Cited from Armadale, by Wilkie Collins
  • This was a confession from her, then -- he realized, when his power came back to him. Cited from The Reason Why, by Elinor Glyn
  • Then the man continued the confession from the point where she had left off, and spoke of their first meetings. Cited from The Inferno, by Henri Barbusse
  • He received several confessions from girls everyday but he refused them all.
  • She gets the confession from her father and shows him the wire.
  • Five minutes ago wild horses would not have extorted the confession from him. Cited from Roger Ingleton, Minor, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • "Why will you wring this confession from me, when you only know it too well?" Cited from Ernest Linwood, by Caroline Lee Hentz
  • "I don't want a confession from you!" she broke in. Cited from The Lion's Mouse, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • "Yes; you forced that confession from me a long time ago." Cited from The Dock Rats of New York, by "Old Sleuth"
  • When I came here today, I thought that nothing could have wrested this confession from me. Cited from David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens
  • This night I will force confession from her. Cited from The Duchess of Malfi, by John Webster
  • They had nothing to do with the crime, but police had beaten false confessions from them.
  • The Host evidently means that his wife would be sure to hear of his confessions from some female member of the company. Cited from Canterbury Tales and Other Poems, Geoffrey Chaucer
  • No man can hear without some return of emotion a confession from a woman's lips that she loves him. Cited from The Unclassed, by George Gissing
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