unbosom

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relieve oneself of troubling information

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she was relieved by unbosoming herself & generally returned home calm, frequently in spirits.
Ardwin, unbosoming himself to a devotee, held up a guttering church-candle to a canvas which simulated a window open on a geometrical representation of brick walls, fire escapes and back-yards.
To absolve himself of blame for displeasing his beloved, he will utter words that she cannot hear, "a far l'ultima pruova / D'aprir tacitamente il dolor mio" (to undergo the final test of unbosoming my grief in silence) (70-71).
Think of a confession to a stranger on a train extended in space and time: Unbosoming one's soul in public has become a session of theatrical analysis, conducted nightly for the nation.