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console -- as in: to console
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • Nothing could console and nothing could appease her.
  • He walked away again immediately, and she was left to fret over her own want of presence of mind; Charlotte tried to console her: "I dare say you will find him very agreeable."
  • This was not very consoling to Mrs. Bennet, and therefore, instead of making any answer, she went on as before.
  • Lydia’s going to Brighton was all that consoled her for her melancholy conviction of her husband’s never intending to go there himself.
  • Nor was Darcy’s vindication, though grateful to her feelings, capable of consoling her for such discovery.
  • It was consoling that he should know she had some relations for whom there was no need to blush.
  • She could neither wonder nor condemn, but the belief of his self-conquest brought nothing consolatory to her bosom, afforded no palliation of her distress.
  • But Mr. Bennet was not of a disposition to seek comfort for the disappointment which his own imprudence had brought on, in any of those pleasures which too often console the unfortunate for their folly of their vice.
  • Mary, however, continued to console herself with such kind of moral extractions from the evil before them.
  • Console Lady Catherine as well as you can.
  • To Rosings he then hastened, to console Lady Catherine and her daughter; and on his return brought back, with great satisfaction, a message from her ladyship, importing that she felt herself so dull as to make her very desirous of having them all to dine with her.
  • Consoled by this resolution, she was the better able to bear her husband’s incivility; though it was very mortifying to know that her neighbours might all see Mr. Bingley, in consequence of it, before they did.
  • It was consequently necessary to name some other period for the commencement of actual felicity—to have some other point on which her wishes and hopes might be fixed, and by again enjoying the pleasure of anticipation, console herself for the present, and prepare for another disappointment.
  • Let me then advise you, dear sir, to console yourself as much as possible, to throw off your unworthy child from your affection for ever, and leave her to reap the fruits of her own heinous offense.
  • It soothed, but it could not console her for the contempt which had thus been self-attracted by the rest of her family; and as she considered that Jane’s disappointment had in fact been the work of her nearest relations, and reflected how materially the credit of both must be hurt by such impropriety of conduct, she felt depressed beyond anything she had ever known before.

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  • She consoled him after his mother died.
  • "You’ll be alright," she said in a consoling voice.

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