Sentence Examples

  • His chancellor, Nogaret, went to Anagni to seize the pope and drag him before a council; but Boniface died without confessing himself vanquished.
  • Fitzmaurice came in and knelt in the mud at the president's feet, confessing his sins; but he remained the real victor.
  • Outside the New Testament of aversion to receiving back into Church fellowship those who, after confessing Christ, had been guilty of grave sins.
  • Ordinarily the sinful cleric prayed and fasted at his own discretion, and nothing is said of his confessing his sins.
  • It was more and more regarded as the special function of the priest to administer absolution, though as late as the i 6th century we hear of laymen confessing to and absolving one another on the battlefield because no priest was at hand.

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