confest


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confest

(kənˈfɛst)
adj
admitted
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This loss, however great, he bore like a man of sense and constancy, though it must be confest he would often talk a little whimsically on this head; for he sometimes said he looked on himself as still married, and considered his wife as only gone a little before him, a journey which he should most certainly, sooner or later, take after her; and that he had not the least doubt of meeting her again in a place where he should never part with her more--sentiments for which his sense was arraigned by one part of his neighbours, his religion by a second, and his sincerity by a third.
These were the prime in order and in might; The rest were long to tell, though far renown'd, Th' IONIAN Gods, of JAVANS Issue held Gods, yet confest later then Heav'n and Earth Thir boasted Parents; TITAN Heav'ns first born With his enormous brood, and birthright seis'd By younger SATURN, he from mightier JOVE His own and RHEA'S Son like measure found; So JOVE usurping reign'd: these first in CREET And IDA known, thence on the Snowy top Of cold OLYMPUS rul'd the middle Air Thir highest Heav'n; or on the DELPHIAN Cliff, Or in DODONA, and through all the bounds Of DORIC Land; or who with SATURN old Fled over ADRIA to th' HESPERIAN Fields, And ore the CELTIC roam'd the utmost Isles.
Order is Heaven's first law; and this confest, Some are, and must be, greater than the rest, More rich, more wise.
8-12, the Consortium of Asian American Theatres and Artists (CAATA) will present its fourth annual conference and festival, colloquially known as ConFest, in Philadelphia.
After her death, Ellen's father becomes centered on his daughter, his only comfort and hope: "One earthly love he still confest, / One tie, the purest and the best, / That bound a widowed father's care / To one sweet blossom, frail and fair.
Happy are they, they that love God, Whose hearts have Christ confest, Who by His Cross have found their life, And 'neath His yoke their rest.
Night completes the seasonal change, and with the next morning "Winter comes, himself, confest, / Striding the gloomy Blast" (112-13).
Their Magistrate confest it, when they took thee As a League-breaker and deliver'd bound Into our hands, for hadst thou not committed Notorious murder on those thirty men At Askalon, who never did thee harm, then like a Robber stripdst them of their robes?
Yet that he can make sport must be confest, But, Echo-like, he but repeats the Jest.
It is Shakespeare's peculiar excellence," Coleridge writes, "that throughout the whole of his splendid picture gallery (the reader will excuse the confest inadequacy of this metaphor), we find individuality every where, mere portrait no where.
At the 1994 Australian Lesbian Confest, lesbian transsexuals - some of whom had been members of the Brisbane organising collective - were ordered out when the conference began.
an emotional sense of connection) she finds with strangers from Confest, and by Molly who refers to the idea of widespread community (a term used by her to express a rather romantic vision of communities nurturing the emotional).