But his happiness was so immense that this confession
did not shatter it, it only added another shade to it.
The secret which that confession
discloses should be told with little effort, for it has indirectly escaped me already.
From his confession
we learn that he was not a criminal.
it was not the fear of the confession
itself, or the fear of the consequences which must follow it, that still held her silent.
As stated in his confession
, he worked every detail out theoretically during his imprisonment, and was able, on his release, immediately to embark on his career of vengeance.
," said she, growing paler, "what is this confession
My lord," said the father, "you are not so ill as to make a general confession
urgent -- and it will be very fatiguing -- take care.
Won't you tell me whether she made any confession
He assured him that his prevaricating and lying backward and forward was a great aggravation of his guilt; for which the only atonement he could make was by confession
In the confused uproar he made out several times the name of Peter Ivanovitch, the word "judgement," and the phrase, "But this is a confession
," uttered by somebody in a desperate shriek.
It is a consideration I dare hardly venture to write, and the confession
of which will, I know, necessitate my changing my age back again to thirty on the instant.
satisfied us and after having enumerated the good Qualities of M'Kenrie and assured her that she was violently in love with him, we desired to know whether he had ever in any wise declared his affection to her.
But if a man be thought secret, it inviteth discovery; as the more close air sucketh in the more open; and as in confession
, the revealing is not for worldly use, but for the ease of a man's heart, so secret men come to the knowledge of many things in that kind; while men rather discharge their minds, than impart their minds.
(as you call it) which you make in your pretty note, is the very thing that Sir Patrick spoke to me about in the dining-room before I went away.
He did not suppose that confession
would bring him happiness.