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  • He went with all speed to her aid, and found her so low, poor woman, that she had more need of a confessor than a doctor. Cited from Tales Of The Heptameron, Vol. V. (of V.), by Margaret, Queen Of Navarre
  • "He is no more a confessor than I am." Cited from Chicot the Jester, by Alexandre Dumas
  • This city has a more particular notice as to laws and customs in the time of the Confessor than any other place in the survey. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 5, by Various
  • I was made her spiritual director soon after her marriage, and I may say that she showed more discretion in the choice of her confessor than in that of her man of affairs. Cited from Romance, by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • Almost at once he found himself telling his story incident by incident to the kindly old man who was figuring rather as a father confessor than as a judge and a legal superior. Cited from The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush, by Francis Lynde
  • He was several times locked up in a dark room, which was the terror of a young nephew of the parson, who was in the house, but which had far less terror for this young confessor than the smiles of his false friends. Cited from The Cross and the Shamrock, by Hugh Quigley
  • But if at any time there should be danger of your making a bad confession to your own confessor -- on account of some feeling of false shame -- then go to any confessor you please; for it is a thousand times better to seek another confessor than run the risk of making a sacrilegious confession. Cited from Baltimore Catechism No. 4 (of 4), by Thomas L. Kinkead
  • Perhaps in one respect the man is more fitted to be a confessor than a woman, because he has a deeper experience of the ardour and the pleasure of temptation; and yet the deeper tenderness of the woman gives her a sympathy for the tempted, which is not even communicated by a wider experience of sin. Cited from From a College Window, by Arthur Benson
  • The Dukes of Normandy had contracted alliances by marriage with the Anglo-Saxon monarchs, and were thought to be more nearly related to Edward the Confessor than Harold, whose only title was derived from his sister. Cited from Irish Race in the Past and the Present, by Thebaud