but it were peril to my own soul to let him die unconfessed and unabsolved.
Then shall I not be damned for an unconfessed man that had naught to confess -- wherefore, I shall be safe.
He was afraid to make an open declaration of his concern, because he dreaded to place some unscrupulous confidant upon the high plane of the unconfessed
from which elevation he could be derided.
That look of Hetty's oppressed Arthur with a dread which yet had something of a terrible unconfessed
delight in it, that she loved him too well.
Yet, womanlike, she took an unconfessed
comfort in the fact that this was so--that no one, unless it were Nellie, was sufficiently astute to fathom the truth.
On the contrary, it gave him a publicly confessed standing in that sphere, and as Mr Verloc had unconfessed
relations which made him familiar with yet careless of the police, there was a distinct advantage in such a situation.
And Baderoon also looked at Christiaanse's acclaimed Unconfessed
(2007), which is also not listed in the bibliography (179).
To bring "absolution" to one sinner (though it is not clear that he does, as the Gringo dies unconfessed
and apparently unrepentant), he has endangered the spiritual status of another.
Ambiguity pervades her myriad references to the body and sexuality, to unconfessed
desires and inferred violence: The last letter T in her Tyrant is more explicit: It is a raised arm with a hand holding a knife.
Eating disorders express our uncertainties, our buried anguish, our unconfessed
confusion of identity.
Examples of such fictional representations of rape include Andre Brink's The Rights of Desire (2000), Phaswane Mpe's Welcome to Our Hillbrow (2001), Zakes Mda's The Madonna of Excelsior (2004), Achmat Dangor's Bitter Fruit (2001), Zoe Wicomb's David's Story (2001), Yvette Christianse's Unconfessed
(2006), Farida Karodia's Other Secrets (2000) and Marlene van Niekerk's Triomf (1999).
The Adelaide Test and the Ryder Cup are lovingly portrayed, heavy with insight and a practised turn of phrase - none better, incidentally, than the 'faces full of unconfessed
sins' at the Cheltenham Festival - while the impression remains that he wouldn't mind if he never went to Wimbledon or the Alexandra Palace again.