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  • You see,’ he confided earnestly, ’what I hope to do is give the men in this squadron the best meals in the whole world.
  • F.C. Wintergreen confided with a laugh to Yossarian, after he had come to Pianosa to learn if it was really true about Milo and the Egyptian cotton.
  • The men knew he was a C.I.D. man because he confided to them he was and urged each of them not to reveal his true identity to any of the other men to whom he had already confided that he was a C.I.D. man.
  • ’You’re the only one in the squadron who knows I’m a C.I.D. man,’ he confided to Major Major, ’and it’s absolutely essential that it remain a secret so that my efficiency won’t be impaired.
  • The men knew he was a C.I.D. man because he confided to them he was and urged each of them not to reveal his true identity to any of the other men to whom he had already confided that he was a C.I.D. man.
  • ’I’d like to keep them out,’ confided the colonel, and began cracking his knuckles savagely as he wandered back and forth.
  • ’I wish you’d put your uniform on instead of going around naked that way,’ he confided pensively before he climbed back down again and hurried away.
  • ’For some reason,’ he confided, ’Colonel Ferredge has always reminded me of a sea gull.
  • ’He hasn’t gotten laid since we shipped overseas,’ confided General Dreedle, and his square grizzled head bobbed with sadistic laughter at the fiendish idea.
  • ’They’re really a couple of good kids,’ Aarfy confided earnestly to Yossarian, whose recurring dream it was to have the nude milk-white female bodies of both these beautiful rich black-haired good kids lying stretched out in bed erotically with him at the same time.
  • He wanted desperately to confide in Yossarian, but each time he thought about the occurrence he decided not to think about it any further, although now that he did think about it he could not be sure that he ever really had thought about it.
  • Major Danby confided that Group was incensed with all flight surgeons because of Dr. Stubbs, the bushy-haired, baggy-chinned, slovenly flight surgeon in Dunbar’s squadron who was deliberately and defiantly brewing insidious dissension there by grounding all men with sixty missions on proper forms that were rejected by Group indignantly with orders restoring the confused pilots, navigators, bombardiers and gunners to combat duty.
  • ’He has a happy facility for getting different people to agree what a prick he is,’ Colonel Cargill confided invidiously to ex-P.

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

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