Yet I would not willingly take my life, and go forth unassoiled and unshriven.
It would be like dying, not only unshriven, but in the act of guilt.
"Take them out there, and hang them unshriven," he commanded.
What cowardly things these are; no fair fight, up you go, unshriven.
Huddled and matted together—some naked, some in shrouds already black and rotten—lay the later guests, the unshriven and unblest!
So Maggie, "unshriven and unforgiven," was put to bed in her misery, with no kind kiss or loving "good-night."
And God said to them: "Why have you come here, your sins unrepented, unshriven, all unprepared to die?"
It might be stoutly questioned whether Verona held one unshriven soul, one sin unspoken, or one solace unawarded.
It was Voltaire's last triumph; four days later, unshriven and unhouseled, he expired.