1 I arrived here yesterday, and my first task is to assure my dear sister of my welfare and increasing confidence in the success of my undertaking.
2 I will confide this tale of misery and terror to you the day after our marriage shall take place, for, my sweet cousin, there must be perfect confidence between us.
3 Many, many a poor soul hath given its confidence to me, not only on the death-bed, but while strong in life, and fair in reputation.
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4 But this long debt of confidence, due from me to him, whose bane and ruin I have been, shall at length be paid.
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5 I should never deserve her confidence again, after forcing from her a confession of what is meant at present to be unacknowledged to any one.
6 Mrs. Dashwood was sorry for what she had said; but it gave Elinor pleasure, as it produced a reply from Marianne so expressive of confidence in Willoughby and knowledge of his intentions.
7 I certainly did not seek your confidence," said Elinor; "but you do me no more than justice in imagining that I may be depended on.
8 The necessity of concealing from her mother and Marianne, what had been entrusted in confidence to herself, though it obliged her to unceasing exertion, was no aggravation of Elinor's distress.
9 I should be undeserving of the confidence you have honoured me with, if I felt no desire for its continuance, or no farther curiosity on its subject.
10 That such letters, so full of affection and confidence, could have been so answered, Elinor, for Willoughby's sake, would have been unwilling to believe.
11 He had abundantly earned the privilege of intimate discussion of her sister's disappointment, by the friendly zeal with which he had endeavoured to soften it, and they always conversed with confidence.
12 But though confidence between them was, by this public discovery, restored to its proper state, it was not a subject on which either of them were fond of dwelling when alone.
13 He could only plead an ignorance of his own heart, and a mistaken confidence in the force of his engagement.
14 Everybody, myself excepted, said no, with confidence.
15 The fear of losing Joe's confidence, and of thenceforth sitting in the chimney corner at night staring drearily at my forever lost companion and friend, tied up my tongue.