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  • Most willingly, duke; under your auspices I will receive any person you please, but you must not expect me to be too confiding.
  • I believe that, besides the packet, Captain Leclere confided a letter to his care.
  • "The thing is clear as day," said he; "and you must have had a very confiding nature, as well as a good heart, not to have suspected the origin of the whole affair."
  • The major will bring his son with him this evening, the contino, as we say in Italy; he confides him to my care.
  • To you alone, then, may I confide my sorrows and my hopes?
  • He was my friend: he had no secrets from me, and if this had been so he would have confided in me.
  • I have, during those five-and-twenty years, spared no pains to understand the people of France and the interests which were confided to me; and now, when I see the fruition of my wishes almost within reach, the power I hold in my hands bursts, and shatters me to atoms!
  • I shall give him a good dinner, he will confide his son to my care, I will promise to watch over him, I shall let him follow in whatever path his folly may lead him, and then I shall have done my part.
  • You must not confide in any one—not even in your father.
  • "I must explain to you," said the major, "that, fully confiding in the signature of the Abbe Busoni, I had not provided myself with any other funds; so that if this resource had failed me, I should have found myself very unpleasantly situated in Paris."
  • Oh, I cannot go without taking leave of her; I cannot die without confiding her to some one.
  • Oh, Lucien, can I confide in you?
  • Good-natured, confiding, and forgiving as I had been, I became revengeful, cunning, and wicked, or rather, immovable as fate.
  • Confided to me, it shall never escape my lips; say, Albert, my friend, do you wish it?
  • From that time I looked upon this fortune as something confided to me for an especial purpose.
  • "You still confide, then, in Sinbad the Sailor?" asked he, smiling.
  • Leave him to build up the future for you, and I venture to say you will confide it to safe hands.
  • It would be conceding too much to allow you to put on a mask to aid you in the discovery of our secret, and then to remove it that you may ruin those who have confided in you.
  • God only knows that I retire from thee without pride or hatred, but not without many regrets; he only knows that the power confided to me has never been made subservient to my personal good or to any useless cause.
  • I believe that the Spirit of God led my steps to thee and that he also enables me to quit thee in triumph; the secret cause of my presence within thy walls I have confided alone to him who only has had the power to read my heart.
  • "He is calling you," said the count; "he to whom you have confided your destiny—he from whom death would have separated you, calls you to him.
  • The former was confiding to the latter his grief and fear, for it was the second time within a month that death had suddenly and unexpectedly entered that house which was apparently destined to destruction by some exterminating angel, as an object of God’s anger."
  • "Meanwhile, the president carelessly opened the letter which had been brought to him; but the first lines aroused his attention; he read them again and again, and fixing his eyes on M. de Morcerf, ’Count,’ said he, ’you have said that the Vizier of Yanina confided his wife and daughter to your care?

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  • She confided in her parents.
  • She confided in me. I won’t repeat what was said.

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