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Search phrase: confessor

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Henry VIIIH8 I.i.218Of the Duke's confessor, John de la Car,Of the Dukes Confessor, Iohn de la Car,
Henry VIIIH8 I.ii.149His confessor, who fed him every minuteHis Confessor, who fed him euery minute
Henry VIIIH8 I.iv.15O that your lordship were but now confessorO that your Lordship were but now Confessor,
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.21Confessor to him, with that devil-monk,Confessor to him, with that Diuell Monke,
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.35Bring his confessor, let him be prepared;Bring him his Confessor, let him be prepar'd,
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.168receive. I am confessor to Angelo, and I know this toreceiue: I am Confessor to Angelo, and I know this to
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iii.127One of our covent, and his confessor,One of our Couent, and his Confessor
Romeo and JulietRJ II.vi.21Good even to my ghostly confessor.Good euen to my ghostly Confessor.
Romeo and JulietRJ III.iii.50Being a divine, a ghostly confessor,Being a Diuine, a Ghostly Confessor,

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confessorboaster, braggart [of love affairs]
shriverfather confessor

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father confessorshriver
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