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console
used in Wuthering Heights

9 uses
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Definition to comfort (emotionally)
  • They were hungry after their ride, and easily consoled, since no real harm had befallen them.
    Chapter 7 (65% in)
  • Leaving Joseph to explain matters, I ran to the children's room: their door was ajar, I saw they had never lain down, though it was past midnight; but they were calmer, and did not need me to console them.
    Chapter 5 (96% in)
  • And if you flatter yourself that I don't perceive it, you are a fool; and if you think I can be consoled by sweet words, you are an idiot: and if you fancy I'll suffer unrevenged, I'll convince you of the contrary, in a very little while!
    Chapter 11 (37% in)
  • Mr. Edgar's coldness depressed me exceedingly; and all the way from the Grange I puzzled my brains how to put more heart into what he said, when I repeated it; and how to soften his refusal of even a few lines to console Isabella.
    Chapter 14 (6% in)
  • He was beyond my skill to quiet or console!
    Chapter 16 (79% in)
  • I'll console Mr. Edgar by acquainting him with the turn Heathcliff's humour has taken.
    Chapter 20 (95% in)
  • I'd not care one moment for Linton being Heathcliff's son; nor for his taking her from me, if he could console her for my loss.
    Chapter 25 (37% in)
  • I relinquished my labour of agony, and turned consoled at once: unspeakably consoled.
    Chapter 29 (71% in)
  • I relinquished my labour of agony, and turned consoled at once: unspeakably consoled.
    Chapter 29 (71% in)

There are no more uses of "console" in Wuthering Heights.

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