|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|Nor do we find him forward to be sounded|
But, with a crafty madness, keeps aloof,
When we would bring him on to some confession
Of his true state.
Hamlet. Act III. Sc. 1. L. 7.
| Confess yourself to heaven;|
Repent whats past; avoid what is to come.
Hamlet. Act III. Sc. 4. L. 149.
|Confess thee freely of thy sin;|
For to deny each article with oath
Cannot remove nor choke the strong conception
That I do groan withal.
Othello. Act V. Sc. 2. L. 54.
|I own the soft impeachment.|
SheridanThe Rivals. Act V. Sc. 3.