It was not yet socially safe to be a confessed religious sceptic.
"I thought he had killed me," he finally confessed in a controlled voice.
They were so astonished that they fell upon their knees before the king and confessed their crime.
His brother was brought in and finally confessed, professing he had no knowledge of Jude's criminal activities.
He confessed, and received communion: everyone came to take leave of him.
"He confessed," Brennan told us later.
Cynthia confessed they didn't attend as often as they should— as much as she did when her son was at home.
Standish started begging her shortly after she confessed to being a vampire.
Wasn't this the man who never seemed to get perturbed about anything - who had confessed to loving her?
Now that Molly had confessed more knowledge than any of us suspected, I felt obligated to tell Martha the full story before she learned it from overheard conversation or from Molly directly.
It was strange sitting here, talking to a confessed rapist, with the sound of what was probably more of them eating dinner behind me.
Willard Humphries, confessed rapist, began to yawn.
"I won't be able to do much," she confessed, "but I'll get it organized."
At Milan alone the official returns confessed to eighty killed and several hundred wounded, a total generally considered below the real figures.
Von Holbach) capped materialism with confessed atheism.
" Morality," as others have confessed, is " the nature of things "1 Not the Being of God is discussed - Butler will not waste words on triflers (as he thinks them) who deny that - but God's character.
However that may be, it must be confessed even by Slavophils that he dragged his countrymen, more by force than by persuasion, from the paths of traditional routine and pushed them along with all his might on the broad road of progress in the modern sense of the term.
The spiral, however, it must be confessed, occurs so often in natural objects (e.g.
499), though it must be confessed not then to any practical purpose; but more than thirty years after there appeared an English translation of his treatise by F.
In 1772 the king's marriage with Caroline Matilda, who had been seized and had confessed to criminal familiarity with Struensee, was dissolved, and the queen, retaining her title, passed her remaining days at Celle, where she died on the 11 th of May 1775.
Giacomo afterwards had one of the bravos murdered, but the other was arrested by the Neapolitan authorities and confessed everything.
Charles's protection, as he himself confessed, made possible his great career.
In the hour of danger, the claims of religion reasserted themselves on the young soldier, and, following a custom when no priest was at hand, he made his confession to a brother officer, who in turn also confessed to him.
It must be confessed that we are singularly ignorant as to the functional significance of these remarkable organs - the entosternites.
It began at Pressburg in March 1674, when 236 of the ministers were " converted " or confessed to acts of rebellion.
It might, perhaps, have gone hard with him if his counsel had been strictly followed, as he confessed to have had from his thirty-seventh year a friendly demon, who, if properly invoked, touched his right ear when he purposed doing what was wrong, and his left when he meditated doing good.
The police set to work to find all her accomplices, and arrested the girl Oliva and a certain Reteaux de Villette, a friend of the countess, who confessed that he had written the letters given to Rohan in the queen's name, and had imitated her signature on the conditions of the bargain.
He confessed to having followed the practices of the Mosaic law, and this saved his life.
Then followed the council of St Basle, near Reims, at which Arnulf confessed his treason and was degraded from his office (17th June 991).
It is reasonable, therefore, to conclude that ornament is a stimulus to sexual selection, and this conclusion is enforced by the fact that among many comparatively nude peoples clothing is assumed at certain dances which have as their confessed object the excitation of the passions of the opposite sex.
But, though he published nothing, his pen was not idle, and he was occupied with a series of essays on the future of Austria and the best means of liberating Germany and redressing the balance of Europe; though he himself confessed to his friend Adam Muller (August 4th, r806) that, in the miserable circumstances of the time, his essay on "the principles of a general pacification" must be taken as a "political poem."
On the 28th of March 1884 many of the citizens met at Music Hall to protest against the lax way in which the law was enforced, notably in the case of a recent murder, when the confessed criminal had been found guilty of manslaughter only.
He composed his Cabinet of colourless officials and confessed adherents of the various nationalities.
This was confessed alike by the bishops (e.g.
He and his co-signatories confessed that they had lived unchastely, but argued that priests could not be expected to do otherwise, seeing that God had not seen fit to give the gift of continence.
Had been succeeded by a new pope, Adrian VI., a devout Dominican theologian, bent on reforming the Church, in which, as he injudiciously confessed through his legate to the diet at Nuremberg, - the Roman Curia had perhaps been the chief source 1523.
42 indicate that exclusion from the synagogue was a recognized penalty, and that it was probably inflicted on those who confessed Jesus as the Christ.
Meanwhile, the same considerations had not been applied to time, so that in the days of Zeno of Elea time was still regarded as made up of a finite number of ` moments,' while space was confessed to be divisible without limit.
Even in the practical sphere, however, Fichte found that the contradiction, insoluble to cognition, was not completely suppressed, and he was thus driven to the higher view, which is explicitly stated in the later writings though not, it must be confessed, with the precision and scientific clearness of the Wissenschaftslehre.
Pope, with less excuse, put him in the Dunciad towards the end of his life, but he confessed to Spence in private that Defoe had written many things and none bad.
In the second of the above books his idea of religion is somewhat of an anachronism; as he himself confessed, he " used the word in the sense which it invariably bore half a century ago," as denoting " belief in an ever-living God, a divine mind and will ruling the universe and holding moral relations with mankind."
The representation of the university had been pronounced by Canning to be the most coveted prize of public life, and Gladstone himself confessed that he " desired it with an almost passionate fondness."