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console as in:  console her grief

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  • "You'll be alright," she said in a consoling voice.
    consoling = comforting
  • Whenever anyone tried to console me about my mother, I had nearly chomped their heads off.   (source)
    console = comfort (emotionally)
  • "Tommy," Newt said in a consoling voice.   (source)
    consoling = comforting (emotionally)
  • The first three phone numbers on the list had produced terrifying results—a hysterical widow, a detective working late at a murder scene, and a somber priest consoling a bereaved family.   (source)
  • It was good listening to the beetle hum, the sleepy mosquito buzz and delicate filigree murmur of the old man's voice at first scolding him and then consoling him in the late hour of night as he emerged from the steaming subway toward the firehouse world.   (source)
  • "There, there," C.C. consoled.   (source)
    consoled = comforted (emotionally)
  • "Death is virtually instantaneous—but also it is quite painless," the doctor added consolingly.   (source)
    consolingly = in a manner meant to be emotionally comforting
  • Spinning a decent slant on the fact that you're here instead of on the East Coast preparing for Harvard was difficult enough, but we consoled ourselves with the fact that vampyres can attain money and power and success, and we expected you to excel in this...   (source)
    consoled = comforted (emotionally)
  • ...the feeling that all this was a nightmare, the faint consoling hope that I might wake up.   (source)
    consoling = comforting (emotionally)
  • Eve consoled herself,   (source)
    consoled = comforted (emotionally)
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  • Far from being disturbed by the presence of the church, the power structure of the average community is consoled by the church's silent—and often even vocal—sanction of things as they are.   (source)
  • "I was jus' playin' with him… an' he made like he's gonna bite me… an' I made like I was gonna smack him… an'… an' I done it. An' then he was dead."
    She consoled him. "Don't you worry none. He was jus' a mutt. You can get another one easy. The whole country is fulla mutts."   (source)
    consoled = comforted
  • My own house was an eyesore, but it was a small eyesore, and it had been overlooked, so I had a view of the water, a partial view of my neighbor's lawn, and the consoling proximity of millionaires — all for eighty dollars a month.   (source)
    consoling = comforting
  • Her leg still hurt; she rubbed it often and patted it, as if to console it.   (source)
    console = comfort (emotionally)
  • When some of the white passengers went into the baggage-car to console Mr. Douglass, and one of them said to him: "I am sorry, Mr. Douglass, that you have been degraded in this manner,"
    Mr. Douglass straightened himself up on the box upon which he was sitting, and replied: "They cannot degrade Frederick Douglass."   (source)
  • I was unwilling to quit the sight of those that remained to me, and above all, I desired to see my sweet Elizabeth in some degree consoled.   (source)
    consoled = comforted
  • Nothing could console and nothing could appease her.   (source)
    console = comfort
  • I don't know how to be consoled.†   (source)
  • My father consoled me by telling me about the mistakes great heroes made when they were children.†   (source)
  • He and his wife had split up around the time Eric and I did, but he had consoled himself by buying and renovating a wreck of a town house in Brooklyn.†   (source)
  • Each night I fell asleep with the hope that the morning would bring Papa, and each morning when he wasn't there I trudged to school consoling myself that he would be home when I returned.†   (source)
  • She merely told herself consolingly, "Of course, while I'm in the wood, if I decide never to come back, well then, that will be that.†   (source)
  • It might have been — it often is — but such thoughts are not consoling.†   (source)
  • The whelping rooms consoled him.†   (source)
  • "You were perfectly right," he consoled.†   (source)
  • O divine Master,
    Grant that I may not so much seek
    To be consoled as to console;
    To be understood, as to understand;
    To be loved, as to love.†   (source)
  • We were consoled by the fact that so much of our evidence was documentary and could be admitted without the complications and unpredictability that Myers's testimony might introduce.†   (source)
  • The driver talked in a muted, consoling tone as he drove.†   (source)
  • He seemed happy to hear those words, and they consoled me as well.†   (source)
  • "Hagrids been in loads of trouble before, and Dumbledore's never sacked him," said Ron consolingly.†   (source)
  • Luther would not be consoled.†   (source)
  • The rest of the time he accepted this as untrue and went about the business of consoling himself in various unsatisfying ways.†   (source)
  • Prakash grumbled, I consoled.†   (source)
  • At first he had consoled himself that this imprisonment could not last long.†   (source)
  • He gave me a consoling hug.†   (source)
  • Those doing the consoling seemed to be enjoying themselves rather too much.†   (source)
  • Her mother consoled her and promised to buy her another pot.†   (source)
  • The only thing that consoled him, for a few seconds at least, was when the woman who had embraced him, and now cried with him, told him that at least he would have the chance to bury them.†   (source)
  • But while she was blessed with empty halls, when she reached the main office she was cursed with the drippy looks of consoling secretaries.†   (source)
  • Yuko and Ahmaad consoled her.†   (source)
  • "He will be waiting for us there," said Boris consolingly, reaching across the seat to pat Gyuri on the shoulder.†   (source)
  • The rendering of Mother's Day comes from Central American mothers, including Águeda Navarro, Belinda Caceres, Orbelina Sanchez, and Lourdes Izaguirre, and from my observations as they consoled one another.†   (source)
  • A measure of peace and satisfaction consoled Eragon.†   (source)
  • I don't know what my reaction is supposed to be: shocked, consoling, disappointed?†   (source)
  • As she embraces Adam, I see every guy and girl in that lobby watch hungrily, wishing, I imagine, that their own significant other were upstairs in grave condition so that they might be the ones getting the consolatory cuddle from Brooke.†   (source)
  • The physical grip he has on me seems less like a consoling hug and more like a goodbye.†   (source)
  • She leaned forward to touch my hand in a consoling way.†   (source)
  • The woman I'd been lying next to for days—laughing, elbowing, consoling—was now running from me like I was out to get her.†   (source)
  • They told me they found it consoling to learn about how much their mothers and fathers loved them.†   (source)
  • Fulmer gave Sean his pitch—"the minute Michael walks on campus he's my starting left tackle"—and then told him, in the spirit of Grant consoling Lee, that he understood completely that such a prominent Ole Miss Rebel might have trouble watching his son become a Tennessee Volunteer.†   (source)
  • He was so distraught that it seemed to those collecting their final salaries that they were in fact consoling him.†   (source)
  • Seven of our number, however, were not to be consoled by these sudden, calming words uttered by guys who should have been riding with Satan's cavalry in Lord of the Rings.†   (source)
  • Which grieving families would we be consoling in the morning?†   (source)
  • I'd fail hut, I consoled myself, at least I'd have a high fail.†   (source)
  • I found that to be consoling.†   (source)
  • The Baron chewed at his lower lip, consoling himself that the Emperor, at least, had not learned of the Atreides raid on Giedi Prime, the destruction of the Harkonnen spice stores there.†   (source)
  • Summer had a box of tissues in her hands and was consoling her.†   (source)
  • I am sorry to dismay you, but I hope you will be consoled by the fond wishes of this admirer.†   (source)
  • Uncle Edmund was given to telling jokes badly, consoling scared children, and dispensing stock market tips.†   (source)
  • We're not going to let that happen," they consoled him.†   (source)
  • "And you never could have gotten one of those for sixty-five," Valerie added, consolingly.†   (source)
  • "That drum is from a magic store," she said, consoling me.†   (source)
  • They could not be consoled.†   (source)
  • I don't need to be patted or consoled, like a child.†   (source)
  • For years she had consoled herself with her disdainful opinion of Norah Henry, a bit imperial, used to ease and order, a woman who might have left Phoebe in an institution.†   (source)
  • Sa' reached out and patted her friend's hand consolingly, then turned to the men and said simply, "Yes, we have survived."†   (source)
  • He looked like one of those prophets of old, always in the midst of his people when they needed to be consoled.†   (source)
  • I was consoled by the fact that their education would probably be superior there, but I worried about Winnie.†   (source)
  • People who have been fired—and there's a scramble on to be the first to kick us out of jobs—sit at home without even being able to go out for a consoling cup of coffee.†   (source)
  • The one consoling thought was that there might be gunplay before the night was over—Dish had never been in a gun battle but he reasoned that if bullets flew thick and fast Jake might stop one of them, which could change the whole situation.†   (source)
  • I consoled them, reminding them of all the patients they had helped.†   (source)
  • There was nothing you could've done," she consoled.†   (source)
  • Momma consoled her with, "Well, we got to keep our mind on the words of the Book.†   (source)
  • "Grandma," I consoled, "don't put yourself through it.†   (source)
  • I was looking around in my mind for a consoling way to view the roadside sights and also, frankly, for something likely to impress Farmer.†   (source)
  • The time for warm-weather campaigning, "the season for action," was fast waning, yet even now he consoled himself with the hope that he had a few more days before the enemy would strike.†   (source)
  • She chatted, whispered, teased, confided, consoled, admired.†   (source)
  • I wonder if there is a person on Earth who is consoled by a casserole.†   (source)
  • "But," I stammered, "but I heard you, at the deathbed of Jakob Merrill, consoling that man—telling him that as God made us lustful, so he understands and forgives ....And when you caught Albion Samweys lying with Jane Martin, you chided yourself for your harsh words to that girl—"†   (source)
  • I grew to hate Reb Saunders with a venomous passion that frightened me at times, and I consoled myself with wild fantasies of what I would do to him if he ever fell into my hands.†   (source)
  • You've been talking to David Webb, consoling David Webb.†   (source)
  • William led and Thomas brought up the rear, behind Suzan, who had consoled him with a kind smile.†   (source)
  • Consoling words are more for strangers, for hospitals, not kin.†   (source)
  • It's a consoling thought.†   (source)
  • After what I did, I don't deserve iratzes and healing and hugs and being consoled and whatever else it is my friends are going to think I need.†   (source)
  • Don't be scared, Chuy," Cesar consoled him.†   (source)
  • And he'd consoled himself: when I accept the chocolates and Brother Leon realizes I was only carrying out a Vigil assignment then everything will be fine again.†   (source)
  • Maybe then my skin would absorb the sea's consoling silence.†   (source)
  • A consoling tone.†   (source)
  • We showed no mercy, and tenderhearted Jan, who often cried in frustration, was not consoled but ridiculed.†   (source)
  • While he crawled around on his hands and knees, H—consoled Francis' wife as well as he could "and took as much as he could get."†   (source)
  • I consoled him and was proud that someone needed me.†   (source)
  • Amy's father, a small man in a powder-blue jogging suit, spoke to him familiarly and even kindly, and her mother patted Denny's hand in a consoling way after he finally allowed that an abortion might be wiser.†   (source)
  • Following directly upon his decision, Leamas was aware of a comparable sensation; relief, short-lived but consoling, sustained him for a time.†   (source)
  • The younger brother consoled their mother that "he is laid a sacrifice on the altar of Liberty ...with his face toward the enemies of freedom."†   (source)
  • She berated Qassam daily for failing to earn more money and consoled herself by driving them deeper into debt.†   (source)
  • Traders on the coast (including my own father) used to say—especially when they were consoling themselves for some bad purchase—that everything eventually had its buyer.†   (source)
  • Fortunately, harvest time was near, and I consoled myself with the thought of it.†   (source)
  • Maddie would vanish for a while after that, but then there she would be again, hovering beside her when she worked at the sink, or flitting around at her heels like a shadow just thick enough to trip you, consoling her for her sad, sad life in a tone that weighed on Louise like chains, half honest sympathy no doubt, yes, but also half pleasure in showing herself sympathetic.†   (source)
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console as in:  plug it into the console

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  • The sound engineer worked her console.
    console = controls (for electronic equipment)
  • Then I grabbed my OASIS console, a flat black rectangle about the size of a paperback book.   (source)
    console = a small, specialized computer system with ports to connect video, etc.
  • Arnold worked at the console.   (source)
    console = controls for electrical equipment
  • Heatedly he banged a mayonnaise-smeared fist on the side of the television console, to no avail.   (source)
    console = a cabinet that holds electronic equipment
  • Not far away, inside Saunière's office, Lieutenant Collet had returned to the Louvre and was huddled over an audio console set up on the curator's enormous desk.   (source)
    console = controls for electrical equipment
  • Vogel looked up from a computer console.   (source)
    console = video monitor
  • Arthur followed him in nervously and was astonished to see a man lolling back in a chair with his feet on a control console picking the teeth in his right-hand head with his left hand.   (source)
    console = controls (for electrical equipment)
  • Chief Franklin's console received data from a string of sensors planted off the coast of Iceland.   (source)
    console = computer monitor
  • They took my samples away, sat me down at a computer console.   (source)
    console = video monitor
  • On the other side was an electronic radio console, one of the most sophisticated Gordon Webb had seen.   (source)
    console = controls (for electrical equipment)
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  • Like Roarke, she used the handplate for access, then moved behind the U-shaped console.   (source)
  • It is a simple matter to push the button on the guard's console to throw the electronic lock on the door and pass through.   (source)
  • A 21-inch Zenith television sits nearby, with an Atari 2600 game console hooked up to it.   (source)
    console = a small, specialized computer system with ports to connect video, etc.
  • Finally Tim saw a phone mounted on the side of the console with a blinking light.   (source)
    console = cabinet that holds electronic equipment
  • I plugged it into a port on the side of the console, then slipped on my visor.   (source)
    console = a small, specialized computer system with ports to connect video, etc.
  • Arnold pushed his chair back from the central console at the control panel.   (source)
    console = controls for electrical equipment
  • It allowed him to see what Nedry was doing at the corner console.   (source)
  • Inside were my school-issued OASIS console, haptic gloves, and visor.   (source)
    console = a small, specialized computer system with ports to connect video, etc.
  • "No," Nedry said, looking up from his console.   (source)
    console = controls for electrical equipment
  • "Hey," Dennis Nedry called, from the far console.   (source)
  • "Yes, now, " she said, and she pulled him away from the screen and the console.   (source)
  • Henry Wu said, looking at the console screen.   (source)
  • Arnold punched console buttons one after another.   (source)
  • Tim picked up a phone on the console but heard only a dial tone.   (source)
    console = cabinet that holds electronic equipment
  • Arnold said, punching buttons on the console.   (source)
    console = controls for electrical equipment
  • He pushed buttons on his console, and saw the familiar control screens change.   (source)
  • In the center of the room was a console with four chairs and four computer monitors.   (source)
  • Arnold turned back to the main console bank.   (source)
  • He sat in front of the consoles and gulped another cup of coffee.   (source)
    consoles = controls (for electrical equipment)
  • He ran his hands over the computer consoles.   (source)
  • She turned to the consoles and said, "Tim, show us the cutaways on the waterworks."   (source)
  • He circled around the consoles, then paused.   (source)
  • Comroe swung his feet off the desk and punched the red "Security" button on his console.   (source)
  • Nestled against the far wall sat an elaborate computer workstation—two tower CPUs, a flat-screen video monitor with speakers, an array of hard drives, and a multichannel audio console that appeared to have its own filtered power supply.   (source)
    console = controls for electrical equipment
  • I fixed her ancient OASIS console whenever it went on the fritz, and in return, she answered my endless questions about what it had been like for her to grow up during the 1980s.   (source)
    console = a small, specialized computer system with ports to connect video, etc.
  • This usually wasn't a problem, because I had a talent for finding and fixing old computers and busted OASIS consoles, which I sold to pawnshops or traded for food vouchers.   (source)
    consoles = small, specialized computer systema with ports to connect video, etc.
  • The initial list of numbers represented the ASCI keyboard codes for the keys Nedry had pushed at his console.   (source)
    console = controls for electrical equipment
  • He looked at the graphics display on his right-hand console, which showed the progress of the electric Land Cruisers.   (source)
  • Arnold pressed a button on his console, and the vertical glass map lit up with a pattern of jagged blue lines.   (source)
    console = controls (for electrical equipment)
  • Don't touch my console, okay?   (source)
  • There was a vertical glass see-through map of the park, and facing it a bank of glowing computer consoles— Some of the screens displayed data, but most of them showed video images from around the park.   (source)
    consoles = video monitors used to control computers
  • Someone sat typing at a console, transmitting a message to the machine that would make my body transparent.   (source)
    console = location of the controls for electrical equipment
  • We drove to the state trooper barracks and talked to a female clerk who sat behind a computer console.   (source)
    console = video monitor
  • And that was with my crappy school-issued OASIS console.   (source)
  • The crown jewel in my rig was, of course, my customized OASIS console.   (source)
  • Classic arcade coin-ops, home computer, console, and handheld.   (source)
  • I powered on the console and initiated the log-in sequence.   (source)
  • I grabbed my OASIS console and powered it on, then pulled on my visor and gloves.   (source)
  • I tapped the entertainment center console's touchscreen.   (source)
  • My school-issued OASIS console, visor, and gloves.   (source)
  • Several rows of buttons were set into the command console in front of me, all labeled in Japanese.   (source)
  • If that happened, I would have to return my school-issued OASIS console and visor.   (source)
  • By that era, home videogame consoles had already made most coin-op games obsolete.   (source)
  • The OASIS vanished, and my avatar reappeared inside my virtual office, a standalone simulation stored on my console's hard drive.   (source)
  • I shoved a new cartridge into the Intellivision console and started up a singleplayer game of Astrosmash.   (source)
  • The unit's only amenity was the entertainment console—a large, flat touchscreen built into the wall.   (source)
  • The Bifrost track was another stand-alone simulation, one of several hundred track designs stored on my console's hard drive.   (source)
  • When I finished voting, I adjusted my haptic chair slightly and studied the command console in front of me.   (source)
  • I lay there for a few minutes, staring at the time readout on my entertainment console out of the corner of my eye.   (source)
  • I opened a console window and keyed in the command word to activate my computer's self-destruct sequence: SHITSTORM.   (source)
  • Finally, completing the circle, was an OASIS console—connected to the immersion rig in the center of the room.   (source)
  • I slid the data drive into a slot on the front of the OASIS console and smiled as it locked into place.   (source)
  • I pulled off my visor and gloves and opened the maintenance access panel next to the entertainment center console.   (source)
  • Halliday and Morrow referred to the OASIS as an "open-source reality," a malleable online universe that anyone could access via the Internet, using their existing home computer or videogame console.   (source)
  • During one of these breaks, I tried to access a copy of the movie from my OASIS console's hard drive, with the intention of playing it in a window on my display so I could refer to it.   (source)
  • Inside, I could see that his rig had been modified to include several strange components, including an OASIS console modified to look like a vintage Commodore 64.   (source)
  • Keeping my eargear camera pointed straight ahead, away from the screen, I pulled up the entertainment console's viewer settings menu, which allowed me to make adjustments to the display's audio and video output: volume and balance, brightness and tint.   (source)
  • My OASIS console tracked this movement and attempted to make my avatar drop to the floor of my Latin classroom, but the classroom conduct software prevented it from moving and a warning flashed on my display: PLEASE REMAIN SEATED DURING CLASS!   (source)
  • Now I worked forty hours a week, helping morons reboot their OASIS consoles and update the drivers for their haptic gloves.   (source)
  • A vintage RCA television stood in the center of the room, hooked up to a Betamax VCR, a LaserDisc player, and several vintage videogame consoles.   (source)
  • There were exhibits devoted to all of GSS's most popular games, including several arcade ports of titles they'd originally released for home computers and consoles.   (source)
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  • How do you console a man who has seen such things?†   (source)
  • After the general excused himself to meet some friends in Hayward, Khala Jamila tried to console Soraya.†   (source)
  • I grabbed the book from the center console.†   (source)
  • Lori sat next to Mom on the bed, trying to console her.†   (source)
  • If I tried to console him, he'd act annoyed and brush me off.†   (source)
  • A sad pretty girl inspires the urge to console, unlike a sad old crone.†   (source)
  • How had he forgotten that in the months after his father's death, she alone could console him, nosing him at precisely the instant to break some spiral of despair?†   (source)
  • Margot reaches across the console and gives my hand a grateful squeeze.†   (source)
  • Noting that the guards were eyeing the two bottles of brandy on the console, the Count tossed them in as well.†   (source)
  • It was a plastic console that looked like the dash of a jet fighter plane.†   (source)
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  • FOR WEEKS, LALE AND GITA'S TIME TOGETHER IS SPENT mostly in silence as she tries in vain to console him.†   (source)
  • It also makes it that much harder for others to console you, when you're busy nursing resentment.†   (source)
  • I want to console Al.†   (source)
  • Right now in Tokyo, in Panama City, in Madras, in Honolulu, why, even in Winnipeg, red lights were blinking on consoles, alarm bells were ringing, eyes were opening wide in horror, mouths were gasping, "My God!†   (source)
  • She thanked me for trying to console her mother.†   (source)
  • The card disappeared and a new button appeared on the console, a red one that said 600.†   (source)
  • She's trying to console me, but I'm not in the mood.†   (source)
  • Turning to the headsetted man at the communications console, Venkat asked, "What's your name, new best friend?"†   (source)
  • Mr. Robineau flipped the master toggle on the console.†   (source)
  • As the girl's friends tried to console her, Reynie and Sticky's thick-headed neighbors were still staring at the exit through which Jackson had led Corliss as if to his doom.†   (source)
  • One of the girls of Group B had red, puffy eyes—a couple of her friends were huddled around her, trying to console her.†   (source)
  • Instead she brought herself to his sorrow completely, not to console him but to give him time to become himself again.†   (source)
  • Since it had been a time when Barb Wiggin still thought of Owen as "cute," she would have rushed to console him for his unfortunate contact with the fated ball—and Rector Wiggin would have bungled some rites over my mother's prostrate form, or pounded my shaking shoulders with manly camaraderie.†   (source)
  • I didn't console Kingsland with Vedic slokas about fish and fishermen.†   (source)
  • He reached across the console to the keys, dangling in the ignition, and started the car.†   (source)
  • Wires run from his head to a large console with blinking red lights behind him.†   (source)
  • The idea of being strong for someone else having never entered their heads, I find myself in the position of having to console them.†   (source)
  • She would never be able to console herself that she was pressured or bullied.†   (source)
  • As much as I love her, I just can't console her.†   (source)
  • Obierika and half a dozen other friends came to help and to console him.†   (source)
  • I seized the elevator wheel and turned gently, watching the inclinometer on the console before me, but also feeling the ship's floor beneath my bare feet, knowing instinctively how steep our climb needed to be.†   (source)
  • Maybe his anger and sadness were so great that he feared breaking down if he tried to console me.†   (source)
  • "I've found it!" cried Zaphod, thumping the console.†   (source)
  • The back seat of the car was soothing after all the confusion of the club (intimate glow of the console, radio turned low) and we drove around for hours with Popchik fast asleep in Boris's lap, laughing and talking—Gyuri chiming in too with hoarsely-shouted stories about growing up in Brooklyn in what he called 'the bricks' (the projects) while Boris and I drank warm vodka from the bottle and did bumps of coke from the bag that he had produced from his overcoat pocket —Boris passing it up front to Gyuri every now and then.†   (source)
  • They console each other.†   (source)
  • Argon brushed past Foaly, pressing a laser disk into the console's player.†   (source)
  • I want my husband to put his arms around me, to console me, to baby me a little bit.†   (source)
  • It came on a day when I'd just been fired—again —and I went to console myself at Leroy's, as always.†   (source)
  • One afternoon in a bathhouse not many months earlier, I'd listened as a young woman tried to console another geisha who'd just learned that her new danna would be the business partner of the man she'd dreamed about.†   (source)
  • He'd described what had happened when the engine exploded, when the lights on the cockpit console had flashed like a video game gone haywire.†   (source)
  • There were several chairs that looked comfortable but not expensive, a coffee table that had once been expensive but now had a long chip gone from the side, two bookcases (stuffed full of Reader's Digest Condensed Books and Detective Book Club trilogies from the forties, Wendy saw with some amusement), and an anonymous hotel TV that looked much less elegant than the buffed wood consoles in the rooms.†   (source)
  • She takes the phone in order to hear the news for herself, to console her mother.†   (source)
  • We knew he was on the mend when he began to sit up and chat with us, play with the video game console the nurses had stationed at his bed, and even take an interest in the brand-new stuffed lion that Cassie had brought him several days before.†   (source)
  • He turned back to his console and reached for his shunt.†   (source)
  • He slalomed headfirst down the other side of the console, somersaulting onto the floor at my feet and flipping onto his back.†   (source)
  • A small boy was screaming, and his parents were trying to console him.†   (source)
  • Sophie tried to console herself with the thought that this was probably the best solution to the whole problem.†   (source)
  • Thelma and I trailed behind, trying our best to console her.†   (source)
  • At least we could console ourselves that our street was already in the ghetto area, and we did not have to look for another flat.†   (source)
  • I braced myself for the agony of hearing his voice the voice that used to speak to me with laughter and light and now is used only to admonish or console or pity but it wasn't him.†   (source)
  • There's a console right over there.†   (source)
  • He ripped the master key from the waistband of the highest-ranking guard and inserted it into the security console.†   (source)
  • I picked up an old game console, lying on the floor in a pile of video games.†   (source)
  • Casanova helped me crawl over the center console and into the passenger seat, so he could drive.†   (source)
  • Pedrito just cracks his knuckles and consoles her by saying that they can have another one real soon.†   (source)
  • She was re-centering Esme's vases on the console at the moment.†   (source)
  • Senior Chief Oceanographic Technician Deke Franklin was seated at console fifteen.†   (source)
  • Jose Arcadio Buendia made no attempt to console her, completely absorbed in his tactical experiments with the abnegation of a scientist and even at the risk of his own life.†   (source)
  • I sat there while Coach gave me a hug, doing his best to console me.†   (source)
  • I handed it to Miss Hastings, and she put the tape in the video player contained in the built-in console at the end of the conference room.†   (source)
  • The bitterness and alcohol and depression are stripped away from these phantom incarnations, and they console and protect me in death as they never did in life.†   (source)
  • He had a seeker console.†   (source)
  • In the evening, there was to be a formal dinner to console Mum Olga for Father's departure.†   (source)
  • In fact, she came to enjoy her respite from talk; for a whole week she did not need to console clients, remind Art about social schedules, warn his daughters to be careful, or feel guilty for not calling her mother.†   (source)
  • "What can I do?" my father asked, trying to console the poor man.†   (source)
  • She stretched out her rough, chapped hand and, with a gesture that came automatically, smoothed his hair with the same caress she had used to console his children for the past twenty years.†   (source)
  • But then you console yourself, thinking, the more times in, the more times possibly drowned, or choken on lemon frosting.†   (source)
  • Opposite the couch was a television set in a dark, heavy console.†   (source)
  • Smiling, Li Van Hgoc led him up to the chrome console.†   (source)
  • —me and his sister used to sit around trying to console each other when Rufus went off with the big boys and wouldn't let us play with him.†   (source)
  • He had left a pair of amber cufflinks on the console beneath the photos.†   (source)
  • I'm not the kind of a guy who can console a mother, plus I work for the U.S. military.†   (source)
  • When I got to Patch's console, I tapped a hand against the side of it to get his attention.†   (source)
  • The magus sensed my distress and lifted himself across the floor to console me.†   (source)
  • He flipped the phone shut, dropping it with a clank into the console between our seats.†   (source)
  • A thick layer of dust covered the television console and bookcases.†   (source)
  • "I'm terribly sorry," said Milo sympathetically as the three of them went to console her.†   (source)
  • To console himself, he set up a card table outside the house, and painted a sign that said FRESH LEMON-AID 50 CENTS PLEASE POUR YOURSELF (SPRAINED WRIST).†   (source)
  • She leans over the middle console, closing the distance between us.†   (source)
  • I knew that my presence would help console them.†   (source)
  • She shut the album and switched on the television, bur it did not console her.†   (source)
  • After the funeral the well-meaning came to console and offer their dog-eared faith in the form of coconut cakes, potato pies, fried chicken, and tears.†   (source)
  • She feels hysteria rising and edges toward the large TV and stereo console cabinet near the hallway, leaning against it for balance.†   (source)
  • She tried to console herself with the thought that even if the picture did exist, Tomas would never see it.†   (source)
  • Tall consoles sort of like old radios, but with a slot down near the bottom.†   (source)
  • I went back over to the groom and spotted what looked like a gift box of champagne on a marble console near the door.†   (source)
  • They would gossip and tease and moan about each other and console each other on the phone every evening.†   (source)
  • He was more gentle now, trying to care, attempting to find some way to console me.†   (source)
  • We were on the train going back to Stamps, and this time it was I who had to console Bailey.†   (source)
  • Shhh," whispered Astaroth, stroking Max's hair as though to console him.†   (source)
  • Dany had tried to console him by naming him her lord admiral, but it was a hollow honor; the Meereenese fleet had sailed for Yunkai when Dany's host approached the city, so the old Pentoshi was an admiral without ships.†   (source)
  • But I cannot remember being so afraid as I was that day in that living room, sitting on the Naugahyde couch by the console TV, pictures of cats on the wall.†   (source)
  • Before I could console her, one by one her family barged in, without knocking, screaming at the top of their lungs at Patsy before turning on each other.†   (source)
  • But he chose to remain and console and help her.†   (source)
  • It had been officially announced that Sam was coming to Buckland 'to do for Mr. Frodo and look after his bit of garden'; an arrangement that was approved by the Gaffer, though it did not console him for the prospect of having Lobelia as a neighbour.†   (source)
  • She slid her hand under the console and pulled the lever.†   (source)
  • The only lights were from the dashboard in the cockpit, and from where I was sitting, I could just make out a few gauges on the console, including the gas gauge.†   (source)
  • What I do know is that this"—she jabbed at the console—"isn't a dream.†   (source)
  • And you may console yourself with the knowledge that I will never lie to you.†   (source)
  • If they are not, I shall console myself of having aimed well and erred honestly.†   (source)
  • I have embroidered with them, and we console one another when we aretroubled.†   (source)
  • It's a mid-eighteenth-century George the Second—style marble-topped console table.†   (source)
  • That is why we are come back here, that you may console her and help her face her death.†   (source)
  • The man adjusted his glasses; the movement covered his taking a step nearer his desk, his lower hand inches from a console.†   (source)
  • Several terraces of students' faces above them, the organist, his eyes glinting at the console, was waiting with his head turned over his shoulder, and I saw Dr. Bledsoe, his eyes roaming over the audience, suddenly nod without turning his head.†   (source)
  • He punched a button on his desk console.†   (source)
  • Doc Babcock came to console him and found the auto magnate wrestling with the question of how he could best memorialize his son.†   (source)
  • To console me for being without family on this day, they let me look inside the gourd.†   (source)
  • "I brought you a message from the pack," she said, setting down her game console.†   (source)
  • Both the security console and the door itself were so cleverly hidden in a painting of a forest, she would never have found it.†   (source)
  • A few people went up to console the poor woman who had just lost her husband, but most simply headed back toward their homes.†   (source)
  • Later back at their motel, several of the boys tried to console Cesar.†   (source)
  • Down below, Lord Denby consoles his son.†   (source)
  • Shuddering, he popped open the console between the seats and tore a handful of tissues from a box of Kleenex.†   (source)
  • "It could be worse," a genial man named Paco consoles her.†   (source)
  • General Pickett instructs me to inform you that his is a sensitive nature and that his feelings are wounded and that he and his Division of pale Virginians awaits you in yon field, hoping you will come tuck them in for the night and console them.†   (source)
  • Gracie reached over and pushed the button on my console to make it harder for me to pedal.†   (source)
  • He would put on "I kiss your little hand, Madame" and mime great passion for an invisible partner, kissing the mythical hand, pleading to the stars and jungle around him to console him in an unrequited abstract love.†   (source)
  • As the raindrops patted against the windshield, I opened the console, took out a bottle of mouthwash, and gargled.†   (source)
  • Theresa lamented, trying to console Helen.†   (source)
  • He would hint that it was they who had compromised his network; this seemed to be an obsession with him, and it was poor reward for attempts to console him, it made him bad company, so that those who had known and even tacitly liked him, wrote him off.†   (source)
  • Even though I tried to clean up a little, the center console is stuffed with pencil stubs and pieces of paper, cigarette butts, a lighter, guitar picks.†   (source)
  • The primary camera was concealed inside the entertainment console; it peered out at its subjects like a telescreen keeping watch over Winston Smith in his flat at the Victory Mansions.†   (source)
  • The POISONER seems to console with her.†   (source)
  • When the awareness of it strikes, a man either suffocates with despair or he turns to cling to his woman, to console and seek consolation.†   (source)
  • We her children, like our father before us, had to learn the lesson that we never would be able to console her for any of them; especially could we not console her for what happened to ourselves.†   (source)
  • Slapping at the console's control board, I succeeded in tripping the switches that brought it to life.†   (source)
  • It didn't console Yvette to hear that he hadn't written me either, that he was a man with big problems of his own.†   (source)
  • "Well, if we are extravagant it is only once," I said, seeking to console my uneasy mind.†   (source)
  • Rupert himself was sitting at the console of what seemed to be a television engineer's control unit: it was, George assumed, the device that had projected his image out to meet them.†   (source)
  • Well it didn't console her.†   (source)
  • In the crude form in which it is preached to console the weak, it is alien to me.†   (source)
  • They began to appreciate the tricks the more stupid boys played, one getting down behind him while he danced and another pushing him over backwards, but they were intelligent enough never to take part in this, always to pretend thorough disapproval, always to help him to his feet and brush him off and console him if he had struck his head hard and was crying, and always to conceal their astonished delight at his utter bewilderment and gullibility and their astonished contempt at his complete lack of spirit to strike out against his tormentors, his lack of ability, even, for real solid anger.†   (source)
  • Lucy tried hard to console him and even screwed up her courage to kiss the scaly face, and nearly everyone said "Hard luck" and several assured Eustace that they would all stand by him and many said there was sure to be some way of disenchanting him and they'd have him as right as rain in a day or two.†   (source)
  • "Oh, don't try to console me, Mr. Elf," said Thor.†   (source)
  • Beckendorf grinned as he pressed a button on hiscommand console.†   (source)
  • Finnick is trying to console me about Peeta.†   (source)
  • A telkhine was hunched over a console, but he was so involved with his work, he didn't notice us.†   (source)
  • He glances at the note on my console again and quietly responds, "We both know it's more than that."†   (source)
  • He'd put his arms around her to console her, and they'd ended by kissing.†   (source)
  • Augustus reached into the center console, flipped open a full pack of cigarettes, and removed one.†   (source)
  • Lourdes can't reach out and console her daughter.†   (source)
  • Holly spiralled down through the faux light, searching her helmet console for the Sonix button.†   (source)
  • His two flanks moved in from opposite sides, effectively surrounding the octagonal console.†   (source)
  • The cuffs are in the console in the middle.†   (source)
  • Carlisle and Garrett continued to console the sisters with words too urgent to sound like comfort.†   (source)
  • Then the pain washed in and I slumped over the console and groaned.†   (source)
  • Leo took one last look at the console, listening to Festus chatter and whir a status report.†   (source)
  • He pressed through the throng to the communications console.†   (source)
  • I put a hand down on the center console and Margo patted it.†   (source)
  • He's staring directly at the note he wrote this morning that is still sitting on my console.†   (source)
  • "Slap that one on the console," he said.†   (source)
  • Contemptuous lights flashed across the computer's console.†   (source)
  • She stared at the game console in my hand.†   (source)
  • Tyler walked over to the sergeant's console.†   (source)
  • Gloria's daughter tries to console Maraa Isabel.†   (source)
  • I rattled the door with all my weight, juggling the console.†   (source)
  • He circled until he saw an opening in the side of the console.†   (source)
  • The centaur flicked a few important-looking switches on the main console.†   (source)
  • The pale, oddly alien head of an Ouster commander suddenly materialized on the holo console.†   (source)
  • Mom reached down to the console between us, grabbed her coffee mug, and took a sip.†   (source)
  • "Checking," Martinez said, running the numbers on his console.†   (source)
  • I ducked underneath my shoulder belt so I could lean across the console toward her.†   (source)
  • An orange light on the console flashed and a shrill alarm sounded.†   (source)
  • There was a moment's expectant pause while panels slowly came to life on the front of the console.†   (source)
  • "PK EST 1 HOUR—RUN," he typed into his computer console.†   (source)
  • "She's not aboard me," said Mercy of Kalr's voice through the console.†   (source)
  • He descended the stairs again, moving beneath the octagonal console.†   (source)
  • I stepped away from the console for like 10 seconds!†   (source)
  • 'She's away,' said Foaly, leaning back from the console.†   (source)
  • "Shut up!" said Zaphod, and snatching up a pencil sat down next to Trillian at the console.†   (source)
  • Between the living room and the den, we have the center console, or kitchen.†   (source)
  • No. I opened aching eyes long enough to see BB Surbringer draped across his console.†   (source)
  • Franklin found Quentin at his command station, where he could tap into any console on the floor.†   (source)
  • Clearly someone had grabbed the doorjamb as he ducked inside the console.†   (source)
  • I pull open the center console and stick it back inside.†   (source)
  • Mitch said as alerts beeped and lights flashed across all the consoles.†   (source)
  • The sergeant laid a ten-dollar bill on the top of the console.†   (source)
  • The commander slid a piece of paper across the console.†   (source)
  • I squeezed his hand a final time and went over to sit by BB at the console.†   (source)
  • "Honored Ghaiad Breq," said Station from the console, a placid voice.†   (source)
  • I swallowed a mouthful of fish, looked at the console.†   (source)
  • BB's head had exploded, spattering most of the console with gray and red.†   (source)
  • Her Volvo's keys were exactly where she always left them, in the center console.†   (source)
  • A console on the wall near the door would give me access to communications.†   (source)
  • I had to get up and walk to the console, and stand while I spoke.†   (source)
  • "I don't know," answered Mercy of Kalr, from the console, voice calm.†   (source)
  • "Justice of Toren," said Mercy of Kalr from the console.†   (source)
  • So I could only talk to it using wall consoles.†   (source)
  • Sensors?" my father stepped a little closer, peering down at the mower's control console.†   (source)
  • "Oh, Joe," he consoles, "we constantly have to redefine the things that are important to us.†   (source)
  • "No," he said, putting the phone on the console between us.†   (source)
  • Leo had lashed himself to the console with a bungee cord harness.†   (source)
  • As soon as Cersei closed her eyes, the king would steal off to console the poor lonely creature.†   (source)
  • Perhaps it will console you to learn that Ser Boros Blount is also being restored.†   (source)
  • He expects me to console him, for his own guilt and the damage that's been done to him.†   (source)
  • Sarah went to door three and punched codes into its console.†   (source)
  • While Sam and Hearth sat with Blitz, trying to console him, I paced the room.†   (source)
  • Open the middle drawer of the work console, and there it was.†   (source)
  • Eve approached the console and took out her badge.†   (source)
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