Sentence Examples

  • Oppressed by the weight of his crimes, he summoned the unyielding prior to shrive his soul.
  • Reaching Beaton's Mill he revealed his identity, and, according to the popular story, was killed on the 11 th of June 1488 by a soldier in the guise of a priest who had been called in to shrive him.
  • Schreiben), through the Anglo-Saxon scrifan, to shrive, impose a penance, to judge.