TO THE COMPANION OF MY IDLE HOURS, THE SOOTHER OF MY SORROWS, THE CONFIDANT
OF MY JOYS AND HOPES--
Here of course was the very heaven-sent confidant for such an enterprise as mine.
There is nothing sacred from reverence, and love's lovers have a right to regard themselves as the confidants of lovers, whenever they may chance to surprise either them or their letters.
The prince's further fate was more or less decided by Colia, who selected, out of all the persons he had met during the last six or seven months, Evgenie Pavlovitch, as friend and confidant
. To him he made over all that he knew as to the events above recorded, and as to the present condition of the prince.
"Well, I've left two stories with a newspaperman, and he's to give his answer next week," whispered Jo, in her confidant
He was a great confidant
of Long John Silver, and so the mention of his name leads me on to speak of our ship's cook, Barbecue, as the men called him.
Fix made up his mind that, if worst came to worst, he would make a confidant
of Passepartout, and tell him what kind of a fellow his master really was.
He had not a single confidant
, even his cashier had no idea whence came the large sums of money which he had paid away right and left.
Valentine, will you permit me to make a confidant
of a friend and reveal to him the love I bear you?"
"And what of him?" cried Roger Chillingworth, eagerly, as if he loved the topic, and were glad of an opportunity to discuss it with the only person of whom he could make a confidant
. "Not to hide the truth, Mistress Hester, my thoughts happen just now to be busy with the gentleman.
He had been raised by circumstances to the rank of a confidant
to his master.
Crawford with either sister without observation, and seldom without wonder or censure; and had her confidence in her own judgment been equal to her exercise of it in every other respect, had she been sure that she was seeing clearly, and judging candidly, she would probably have made some important communications to her usual confidant
. As it was, however, she only hazarded a hint, and the hint was lost.