Why, that Madame will do well to respect his Majesty the King as her father-confessor.
I am not come here to play the part of your father-confessor.
He need speak to no father-confessor or director; to no saints or angels; to no sages or philosophers.
This care he cannot delegate to any priest or father-confessor.
One day he was talking over his troubles with his father-confessor, who was one of the few who recognized his genius.
You will find my father-confessor there, whom I think you have met.
You are my father-confessor, and task me soundly with my faults.
Fancy that I am a Christian, and that you are my father-confessor, from whom no secrets must be kept back.
Then he turned to his friend—but it was to Cerini the priest, the father-confessor, rather than to Cerini the librarian.
If I had a father-confessor—which, thank's-be, I haven't, and a jolly good thing for him!