Confesses Sentence Examples

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  • He confesses result that, in confining all cognition to single perceptions and.

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  • Yes, Ethel confesses to appointment as the tipster's public representative and seems to be accepted as sorts, in the eyes of her growing public of readers.

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  • This son (by name Edward) was educated at Westminster' and Cambridge, but never took a degree, travelled, became member of parliament, first for Petersfield (1734), then for Southampton (1741), joined the party against Sir Robert Walpole, and (as his son confesses, not much to his father's honour) was animated in so doing by " private revenge " against the supposed " oppressor " of his family in the South Sea affair.

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  • Neither nature nor acquired habits qualified him to be an orator; his late entrance on public life, his natural timidity, his feeble voice, his limited command of idiomatic English, and even, as he candidly confesses, his literary fame, were all obstacles to success.

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  • Herodotus, who ranks Libya as one of the chief divisions of the world, separating it from Asia, repudiates as fables the ordinary explanations assigned to the names Europe and Asia, but confesses his inability to say whence they came.

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  • But towards the end he confesses that he has grown weary of his task, and his history becomes meagre.

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  • In the chapters devoted to the origines of Britain he relies on the Brutus legend, but cannot carry his catalogue of British or English kings further than 735, where he honestly confesses that his authorities fail him.

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  • Horace Walpole has drawn a picture of him at that time which Lord Holland, Fox's beloved and admiring nephew, speaking from his early recollections of his uncle, confesses has "some justification."

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  • He was not only dull, but the cause of dulness in others, and even Alexander Carlyle confesses that in conversation his illustrious countryman was "stiff and pompous."

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  • Bismarck confesses that his doubts as to the wisdom of this legislation were raised by the picture of heavy but honest gens darmes pursuing light-footed priests from house to house.

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  • He distinguishes three ways in which bribes may be given,' and ingenuously confesses that his own acts amounted to corruption and were worthy of condemnation.

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  • In four cases specifically, and in some others by implication, Bacon confesses that he had received bribes from suitors pendente lite.

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  • After his two years in the French galleys, if not before, Knox suffered permanently from gravel and dyspepsia, and he confesses that his nature "was for the most part oppressed with melancholy."

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  • He received an excellent education, especially in grammar and rhetoric, but confesses that his progress in Greek was unsatisfactory.

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  • Moreover, of one of his most central convictions, that of the sovereignty of God in election, he confesses that he could give no account.

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  • Basil, in his work On the Holy Spirit, confesses his ignorance of how these and other features of his baptismal rite had originated.

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  • Trine immersion then, as to the origin of which Basil confesses his ignorance, must be older than either of the rival explanations.

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  • He himself confesses in his autobiography that "it was a great error in me to appear in this matter," and his conduct cost him the patronage of the duke of York.

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  • Paul Wright is a regular Preston competitor but confesses that his car is a little slow compared to other front-runners.

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  • Others may know, but Land-Care confesses ignorance, as to how the judge leading the inquiry (Lord Hutton) was appointed.

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  • Such, however, were his preliminary difficulties that he confesses he was often "tempted to cast away the labour of seven years "; and it was not until February 1776 that the first volume was published.

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  • So far as the latter function is concerned Philo confesses that the Law in his day shared the obscurity of the people, and seems to imply that the proselytes adopted little more than the monotheistic principle and the observance of the Sabbath.

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  • Leslie appears to have intended a surprise, as at Philiphaugh, but " through our own laziness," he confesses, the surprise came from Cromwell's side, and few of the Scots except the mounted gentry escaped from the crushing defeat at Dunbar (3rd of September).

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  • Mr Earle's listener on these occasions confesses that he heard with a doubting mind, and that belief in what he heard still keeps company with Mahomet's coffin.

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  • The first he is willing to accept without further inquiry, though it is an error to suppose, as Kant seems to have supposed, that he regarded mathematical propositions as coming under this head (see HuME); with respect to the second, he finds himself, and confesses that he finds himself, hopelessly at fault.

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  • The Welsh Assembly spokesman confesses that compensation for animals was at the rip-off rate of ' two to three times ' the market value.

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  • It happens a lot in life-you're best friends for the longest time, and then BAM, one person becomes more romantic about the other, confesses feelings, and all of a sudden things get weird.

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  • The self-professed average young man, Patrick confesses an affinity for listening to Coldplay, watching his favorite football team, Liverpool, playing football himself and traveling with friends.

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  • Burning House of Love Sookie confesses that her Uncle Bartlett molested her as a child.

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  • She finally confesses to Richard that she was the one who cut the LVAD wire.

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  • Nicole, the Benford's babysitter, returns to her babysitting duties and confesses to Mark that she saw herself drowning.

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  • He is constantly admitting that on such and such an occasion he was terribly afraid; he confesses without the least shame that, when one of his followers suggested defiance of the Saracens and voluntary death, he (Joinville) paid not the least attention to him; nor does he attempt to gloss in any way his refusal to accompany St Louis on his unlucky second crusade, or his invincible conviction that it was better to be in mortal sin than to have the leprosy, or his decided preference for wine as little watered as might be, or any other weakness.

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  • They immediately ' fall in love ' and Alabama confesses her slightly murky past to him.

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