There was a suggestion of immense pride and disdain in the face almost of hatred, and at the same time something confiding and very full of simplicity.
His expression was simple and confiding, and his manners were very polite and engaging.
The prince’s conversation was artless and confiding to a degree, and the servant could not help feeling that as from visitor to common serving-man this state of things was highly improper.
When the prince called upon him, he came and stood by his side, and in a calm, clear voice began to render an account of the mission confided to him.
He confides in the delicacy of your feelings, and in your friendship for him.
"Who knows but what I may have three!" he concluded to himself; but this dream, cherished inwardly, he never confided to a soul.
But I say, don’t be so confiding, especially as you know nothing.
You are confiding simply BECAUSE you know nothing.
…that he was to blame for all, but candidly confessed that he could not bring himself to feel any remorse for his original guilt towards herself, because he was a man of sensual passions which were inborn and ineradicable, and that he had no power over himself in this respect; but that he wished, seriously, to marry at last, and that the whole fate of the most desirable social union which he contemplated, was in her hands; in a word, he confided his all to her generosity of heart.