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It is on record that the devil himself, when asked the question by a certain soldier, was obliged to confess that if a whole mountain were thrown into the burning ocean of hell it would be burned up In an instant like a piece of wax.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
It began to confess to me in a murmuring voice and I wondered why it smiled continually and why the lips were so moist with spittle.
The reader may set me down as a hopeless busybody, when I confess how much this man stimulated my curiosity, and how often I endeavoured to break through the reticence which he showed on all that concerned himself.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I confess that I cannot recall any case within my experience which looked at the first glance so simple and yet which presented such difficulties.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I confess that I was myself surprised both at his hilarious manner and at his rather wild observation.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
When they had finished their confession, the dogs promptly tore their throats out, and in a terrible voice Napoleon demanded whether any other animal had anything to confess.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
Konstantin Levin felt that there was no course open to him but to submit, or to confess to a lack of zeal for the public good.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He painted with her as his model, admired her beauty and mediaevalism, and Anna dared not confess to herself that she was afraid of becoming jealous of this nurse, and was for that reason particularly gracious and condescending both to her and her little son.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
One thing he did with more sincerity confess to was that living so long in Moscow, a life of nothing but conversation, eating and drinking, he was degenerating.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I will confess to you, dear Mary, that in spite of his extreme youth his departure for the army was a great grief to me.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But he did forget himself once or twice within a twelvemonth, and then he would go and confess to his wife, and would again promise that this should really be the very last time.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context