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confide
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
to place trust (in someone) by talking about private things or telling secrets
  • Listener up there! what have you to confide to me?
    Book 3 — Song of Myself (98% in)
  • I remember now, I resume the overstaid fraction, The grave of rock multiplies what has been confided to it, or to any graves, Corpses rise, gashes heal, fastenings roll from me.
    Book 3 — Song of Myself (72% in)
  • ...sleepers at night lying close together as they sleep, one with an arm slanting down across and below the waist of the other, The smell of apples, aromas from crush'd sage-plant, mint, birch-bark, The boy's longings, the glow and pressure as he confides to me what he was dreaming, The dead leaf whirling its spiral whirl and falling still and content to the ground, The no-form'd stings that sights, people, objects, sting me with, The hubb'd sting of myself, stinging me as much as it ever...
    Book 4 — CHILDREN OF ADAM (69% in)
  • O earth that hast no voice, confide to me a voice, O harvest of my lands—O boundless summer growths, O lavish brown parturient earth—O infinite teeming womb, A song to narrate thee.
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (4% in)
  • His face is cold and damp, he cannot repress the weeping drops, He lifts the glass perpetually to his eyes, the color is blanch'd from his cheeks, He sees the slaughter of the southern braves confided to him by their parents.
    Book 28 — The Sleepers.... (47% in)

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