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 Confedera’tion of the Rhine.Confis’cate (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Confession.
 
John of Nep’omuc, canon of Prague, suffered death rather than violate the seal of confession. The Emperor Wenceslas ordered him to be thrown off a bridge into the Moldau, because he refused to reveal the confession of the empress. He was canonised as St. John Nepomu’cen.   1
 


 Confedera’tion of the Rhine.Confis’cate (3 syl.). 

 
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