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solace
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The House of Mirth
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  • I came with Gerty Farish, and promised not to let her miss the train, but I am sure she is still extracting sentimental solace from the wedding presents.
  • The inability thus to solace her outraged feelings gave her a paralyzing sense of insignificance.
  • He had always made her feel that she was worthy of better things, and she had never been in greater need of such solace.
  • A cup of tea in quiet, somewhere out of the noise and ugliness, seemed for the moment the one solace she could bear.
  • She could not, however, deny herself the solace of taking anxious counsel with Lawrence Selden, with whom, since his return from Europe, she had renewed her old relation of cousinly confidence.
  • When an urgent case summoned him abroad to confer with a client in Paris, he broke reluctantly with the routine of the office; and it was only now that, having despatched his business, and slipped away for a week in the south, he began to feel the renewed zest of spectatorship that is the solace of those who take an objective interest in life.

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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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