his confessor

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  • That very evening he was dead, without there having been time to send for his confessor in ordinary. Cited from A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times, V.6 of 6, by Guizot
  • I motioned him to stop, and asked why he thus ran from me his confessor? Cited from Sidonia The Sorceress V2, by William Mienhold
  • His confessor might have thrust into his lips the words which he so wished to hear. Cited from Short Studies on Great Subjects, by James Anthony Froude
  • I motioned him to stop, and asked why he thus ran from me, his confessor? Cited from The Amber Witch, by Mary Schweidler
  • His name was changed to "Robert" before his death, in honor of his confessor.
  • On the afternoon of the 19th he wrote to his confessor to desire him to come to him at once. Cited from The Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, by Charles Duke Yonge
  • About midnight, however, he begged his wife to send quickly for his confessor. Cited from Purgatory, by Mary Anne Madden Sadlier
  • He sent for his confessor, and asked him to read something appropriate and consolatory. Cited from Joseph II. and His Court, by L. Muhlbach
  • Whereon he said to his confessor, that when he came into his own country he would do what his heart bade him. Cited from Old French Romances, by William Morris
  • Edward I, King of England, chose him as his confessor and spiritual director.
  • He sent his confessor to me in prison. Cited from Historical Nights' Entertainment, V1, by Sabatini
  • If it was right for her to tell him anything of the stranger who had been about to make him his confessor, she would do it. Cited from Cobwebs and Cables, by Hesba Stretton
  • Near the duke stood his confessor who begged the dying man to make a sign if he could still understand what was said to him. Cited from Charles the Bold, by Ruth Putnam
  • Though he was not a priest, Charles was instructed to write the story of his life by his confessor.
  • He felt it necessary, therefore, to dismiss his new-found relative, that he might pass a few more minutes alone with his confessor. Cited from The Wing-and-Wing, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • While he was ill, he spoke several times with his confessor, cardinal Robert Bellarmine.
  • "Quick, the secret, the secret!" said the dying man, leaning upon his confessor. Cited from Ten Years Later, by Alexandre Dumas
  • With almost maternal solicitude she urged him to let his nature open to the full: she became his confessor. Cited from Dubliners, by James Joyce
  • His confessor advised him to marry some woman of piety, to help him on in his good work, and he therefore married. Cited from Paris: With Pen and Pencil, by David W. Bartlett
  • She was not his confessor; she was just a convent-bred girl who couldn't understand. Cited from The Necromancers, by Robert Hugh Benson
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