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Jane Eyre
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  • "I dare say you are clever, though," continued Bessie, by way of solace.
  • A little solace came at tea-time, in the shape of a double ration of bread — a whole, instead of a half, slice — with the delicious addition of a thin scrape of butter: it was the hebdomadal treat to which we all looked forward from Sabbath to Sabbath.
  • The dowagers Ingram and Lynn sought solace in a quiet game at cards.
  • Will I not guard, and cherish, and solace her?
  • Such is the sole conjugal embrace I am ever to know — such are the endearments which are to solace my leisure hours!
  • Miss Temple, through all changes, had thus far continued superintendent of the seminary: to her instruction I owed the best part of my acquirements; her friendship and society had been my continual solace; she had stood me in the stead of mother, governess, and, latterly, companion.
  • She would thus descend to the kitchen once a day, eat her dinner, smoke a moderate pipe on the hearth, and go back, carrying her pot of porter with her, for her private solace, in her own gloomy, upper haunt.
  • Men and women die; philosophers falter in wisdom, and Christians in goodness: if any one you know has suffered and erred, let him look higher than his equals for strength to amend and solace to heal.
  • God keep you from harm and wrong — direct you, solace you — reward you well for your past kindness to me.
  • I had no solace from self— approbation: none even from self-respect.
  • You too have principle and mind: your tastes and habits resemble Diana’s and Mary’s; your presence is always agreeable to me; in your conversation I have already for some time found a salutary solace.
  • I have brought you a book for evening solace," and he laid on the table a new publication — a poem: one of those genuine productions so often vouchsafed to the fortunate public of those days — the golden age of modern literature.

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  • In those days when it was fashionable to court across the river, Jem was so helplessly in love with a girl from Abbott County he seriously considered spending his senior year at Abbottsville High, but was discouraged by Atticus, who put his foot down and solaced Jem by advancing him sufficient funds to purchase a Model-A coupe.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • But you will find no solace in doing so.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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