His companions suggested only what could palliate imprudence, or smooth objections; and by the time they had talked it all over together, and he had talked it all over again with Emma, in their walk back to Hartfield, he was become perfectly reconciled, and not far from thinking it the very best thing that Frank could possibly have done.
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We can palliate, but not cure the disease.
Congress is better at palliating the suffering of the unemployed than at creating an environment conducive to job creation.