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used in The Scarlet Letter

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comfort felt or given during a time of disappointment or misery
  • Why should not the guilty ones sooner avail themselves of this unutterable solace?
    Chapter 10 -- The Leech and his Patient (31% in)
  • But now—since I am irrevocably doomed—wherefore should I not snatch the solace allowed to the condemned culprit before his execution?
    Chapter 18 -- A Flood of Sunshine (34% in)
  • But there was Hester, clad in her gray robe, still standing beside the tree-trunk, which some blast had overthrown a long antiquity ago, and which time had ever since been covering with moss, so that these two fated ones, with earth's heaviest burden on them, might there sit down together, and find a single hour's rest and solace.
    Chapter 20 -- The Minister in a Maze (3% in)

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