deathbed confession

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  • Info A deathbed confession is a confession of some sort when someone is assumed to be close to death.
  • I won't go into that, further than to say that it was through a deathbed confession to a priest. Cited from The Little Red Chimney, by Mary Finley Leonard
  • Matters claimed he had discovered an account of Stanley's deathbed confession in a South American newspaper.
  • Father Fyodor took advantage of the deathbed confession, and has also set off to recover the fortune.
  • A deathbed confession, for no hope of gain or revenge, might have carried weight -- but this carries none. Cited from Mr. Hogarth's Will, by Catherine Helen Spence
  • Allut's deathbed confession forms the bulk of the French police records of the case.
  • Ruth makes a deathbed confession to the three previous murders, then dies before Templar can tell her something important.
  • The deathbed confession did not result in any further convictions.
  • After one fight in which Catalina killed a man and was wounded seriously, she revealed her sex as female in a deathbed confession.
  • Mr. Smith said he would have it if he had to squeeze a deathbed confession from a sinner. Cited from The House on the Beach, by G. Meredith
  • The story starts with a deathbed confession by the murderer in the form of a letter to be given to his baby son when he grows up.
  • The girl's aunt -- and adoptive mother -- has made a stunning deathbed confession.
  • Matt is exonerated of Paul's wife's murder when Paul makes a deathbed confession after he is shot by the police.
  • Overwhelmed by a sense of loss after Digger's death and deathbed confession, she pushes to find out more about what happened to her mother.
  • Kitty begs her husband to exonerate her in a deathbed confession, but he dies first.
  • He tries to help Gilman through his somnambulism, and listens to his deathbed confession.
  • Shemer had consistently denied the two songs had any connection, until a deathbed confession in June 2004.
  • Earl Marshall relents, and the two men, dressed as French priests, go to hear the queen's deathbed confession.
  • He died in prison, and is remembered for delivering a deathbed confession to his warden, one copy of which was bound in the author's skin.
  • Durham tells his story as a deathbed confession, full of the court intrigue of the times and colorful descriptions of early 12th century life in England.
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