I cannot profess sorrow for that, nor irresolution in that, nor shame in that.
In vain, dear Caroline, you urge me to think; I profess only to feel.
I conjure you by that which you profess, (how'er you come to know it,) answer me to what I ask you.
They wanted so much attending to, and she did not profess to open her house to them.
Not that I profess to know anything either ...