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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
  • Wisdom you can take to the grave, then dig it up again when you need some solace.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • I knew what he was asking: Was I the kind of girl who aimed to find solace or cause a stir with no in between?
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir

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  • She was a great solace to my mother.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Some were from my closest friends, some were from family, and some were from people I had never met, friends of friends who had heard about me and taken the time to offer some solace with pen and paper to a total stranger.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • To tell the truth, I was in no fit mental state to do anything except hurry home to Mike’s and seek solace for my tattered nerves and frayed vanity in the bottom of a jar of wolf-juice.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • It was my only solace.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • In the end, I have learned I must make whatever peace and solace of my own.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • A lost father in his solace.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family

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  • I had a vague memory of a woman, an alt-country singer named Naomi Solace, whom I’d met in Austin.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • His only solace was reading The Catcher in the Rye.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • I could take solace in their presence or I could fall down in a heap, lamenting what I’d lost.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • We solace ourselves with that idea of the great men of our tribe, the Gandhi and the Nehru, and we castrate ourselves.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • I was sickened, nearly broken up by the awful tale—so much so that I abandoned for the rest of the day any idea of work, and recklessly sought a kind of solace in the beer I had stored in the refrigerator.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • I don’t want to see her crumple up like that, because I have nothing to offer her in the way of solace.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Will Solace, head counselor for the Apollo cabin, put his hand gently on Clarisse’s wrist.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Jamie would, I hoped, soon find solace —with Laoghaire, perhaps.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • The woman was elderly, a stranger, but the word had lodged within him, had given him solace.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • But I found a solace in the massive, opulent, pre-war gloom, which was easy to retreat into if you didn’t feel like talking or being stared at.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Tell her I took solace only in hope.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • It was a kiss meant to give solace, to say everything there was no time to say.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • He was too smart for the kinds of solace I could offer.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • Daldoum continued to work, but his demeanor offered little solace to his children.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • They cannot persist without solace, without illusion, they are disordered before the naked picture of despair.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • And for that small solace he is grateful.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • The only solace I find is in knowing that I walk the same ground that soaked up their blood.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • My only solace on that rueful occasion was that the instructors walked on every single one of us that day.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Why should not the guilty ones sooner avail themselves of this unutterable solace?
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • Evenings in these parts must be a sort of mournful solace.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • But scenery without solace is meaningless.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • There seemed to be no one to turn to for solace.
    Rudolfo Anaya  --  Bless Me, Ultima
  • Edmond found some solace in these ideas.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • The business of her life was to get her daughters married; its solace was visiting and news.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • I tried to take solace in Holiday, our dog.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • I don’t have the solace of daily conversation.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • Saphira flew close by, her mind linked with his for solace and strength.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • His only other solace was running, slogging through the sand around the Kahuku runway, thinking of the 1944 Olympics, trying to forget Harry Brooks’s plaintive face.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • But one, poor one, one poor and loving child, But one thing to rejoice and solace in, And cruel death hath catch’d it from my sight!
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • In fact, Mrs. Corney was about to solace herself with a cup of tea.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • Confronted by a situation which they had never faced before, and having no memories from which to find either solace or wisdom, they would not know what to do and would seek his advice.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • But he stuck by the family nevertheless, for they reminded him of his old happiness; and when things went wrong he could solace himself with a plunge into the Socialist movement.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • They went one at a time and touched their hands to her chest, wanting to grab on to the solace in her heart.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • Not rely on absolutely, that was obliterated as a possibility, just rely on a little, some solace, something surviving in the ruins.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • But the kids are a spectacular dream fulfilled, and there’s great solace in that for both of us.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • As long as this exists, and that should be forever, I know that there will be solace for every sorrow, whatever the circumstances.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • He fancied that she nodded her comprehension; and with that scant solace he had to trudge off through the rain.
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • His only solace was in knowing his attacker would never obtain what he had come for.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • It is already much to have solaced it; its enlightenment is yet another point.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • She was hired, and after that she had the solace of being with Yasuo and Yaeko.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
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