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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Confession
 
A fault confessed is half redressed.  1
A fault once denied is twice committed.  2
A generous confession disarms slander.  3
A knavish confession should have a cane for absolution.  4
Confess and be hanged.  5
Confess and beg days.  6
Confession of a fault makes half amends.  7
Confession without repentance, friends without faith, prayer without sincerity, are mere loss.  Italian.  8
He that covereth his sins shall not prosper, but who confesseth and forsakes them shall have mercy.  Bible.  9
Open confession is good for the soul.  10
 
 
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