- Latin, I confess. See confess. (Wiktionary)
“The 'confiteor' had just commenced, but Fray Antonio motioned to the priests, who interrupted the Mass, and Ulrich, holding the prophet's standard high aloft, exclaimed: "An unparalleled victory!”
“I advise you to conceal yourself, my little friend, as I have said a moment ago and put your hands in my hands and have a nightslong homely little confiteor about things.”
“[Marginal note: That is, he saieth confiteor.] of his sinnes together with his company.”
“And that thei should receiue the sacrament of the aulter cleane from the filthe of sinne, vppon the whiche consideracion at this daye it endeth with confiteor, or an open confession.”
“Here I am down on my knees; confiteor; your holy blessing.”
“Hoc idem plerique solent etiam in illis dictionibus facere, in quibus a FI brevi incipiunt syllabae sequentibus supra dictis consonantibus, ut _fides, perfidus, confiteor, infimus, firmus_.”
“The Confiteor (so called from the first word, confiteor, I confess) is a general confession of sins; it is used in the Roman Rite at the beginning of Mass and on various other occasions as a preparation for the reception of some grace.”
“C. haec ego, confiteor, dixi, Meliboee, sed olim: non eadem nobis sunt tempora, non deus idem.”
“So Antichristus has two columns, that is to say a folio page: confiteor 1½, conscientia 2¼, ordo 2½, virgo two columns.”
“And to the entent he may the more surely and devoutly consecrate the said sacrament, he confesseth himself generally of all his sins, saying his confiteor, by the which confiteor he showeth four things.”
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