Away to your chamber, sweeting, and keep a blithe face, for she who confesses is shriven.
There are two confessionals, in one or the other of which we must be shriven.
Spectres of uncharitableness were disturbing her and she sought to be shriven.
Truth is stern, Huber; fight then lustily, and get you shriven to-morrow.
Confess to its perfection, and be shriven Of any thought less fair.
Were it otherwise, indeed, few would be well baptized or wed or shriven.
If ever a human being needed to be shriven he thought it was himself.
And fetch the priest of St. Martin's, for I would confess and be shriven.
Before setting out on a cruise they were shriven and absolved.
As for that, said Sir Bors, I will be shriven with a good will.