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confide
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

24 uses
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Definition
to place trust (in someone) by talking about private things or telling secrets
  • Most willingly, duke; under your auspices I will receive any person you please, but you must not expect me to be too confiding.
    Chapters 9-10 (68% in)
  • I believe that, besides the packet, Captain Leclere confided a letter to his care.
    Chapters 1-2 (34% in)
  • 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!
    Chapters 11-12 (14% in)
  • "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."
    Chapters 17-18 (23% in)
  • Thus, then, the young men made no attempt at resistance, but blindly and confidingly surrendered themselves into the care and custody of their conductors.
    Chapters 33-34 (53% in)
  • He was my friend: he had no secrets from me, and if this had been so he would have confided in me.
    Chapters 49-50 (94% in)
  • The major will bring his son with him this evening, the contino, as we say in Italy; he confides him to my care.
    Chapters 53-54 (91% in)
  • 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.
    Chapters 53-54 (92% in)
  • "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."
    Chapters 55-56 (14% in)
  • To you alone, then, may I confide my sorrows and my hopes?
    Chapters 73-74 (62% in)
  • 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.
    Chapters 75-76 (26% in)
  • Confided to me, it shall never escape my lips; say, Albert, my friend, do you wish it?
    Chapters 83-84 (84% in)
  • "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?
    Chapters 85-86 (68% in)
  • Oh, I cannot go without taking leave of her; I cannot die without confiding her to some one.
    Chapters 89-90 (55% in)
  • 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."
    Chapters 93-94 (57% in)
  • You must not confide in any one—not even in your father.
    Chapters 101-102 (34% in)
  • Oh, Lucien, can I confide in you?
    Chapters 105-106 (51% in)
  • "You still confide, then, in Sinbad the Sailor?" asked he, smiling.
    Chapters 111-112 (51% in)
  • 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.
    Chapters 111-112 (57% in)
  • 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.
    Chapters 111-112 (57% in)
  • Leave him to build up the future for you, and I venture to say you will confide it to safe hands.
    Chapters 111-112 (78% in)
  • From that time I looked upon this fortune as something confided to me for an especial purpose.
    Chapters 111-112 (89% in)
  • Good-natured, confiding, and forgiving as I had been, I became revengeful, cunning, and wicked, or rather, immovable as fate.
    Chapters 111-112 (91% in)
  • "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.
    Chapter 117 (69% in)

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