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used in Frankenstein

10 uses
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to comfort (emotionally)
  • 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.
    Chapter 3 (24% in)
  • ...I imagine that you may deduce an apt moral from my tale, one that may direct you if you succeed in your undertaking and console you in case of failure.
    Introductory Letters (93% in)
  • console = comfort
  • I will not attempt to console you; but will simply relate the circumstances of the transaction.
    Chapter 7 (5% in)
  • console = comfort
  • Come, dearest Victor; you alone can console Elizabeth.
    Chapter 7 (16% in)
  • console = comfort
  • At first I wished to hurry on, for I longed to console and sympathise with my loved and sorrowing friends; but when I drew near my native town, I slackened my progress.
    Chapter 7 (29% in)
  • console = comfort
  • I soon shall see you again in heaven, where we shall all be happy; and that consoles me, going as I am to suffer ignominy and death.
    Chapter 8 (73% in)
  • This advice, although good, was totally inapplicable to my case; I should have been the first to hide my grief and console my friends if remorse had not mingled its bitterness, and terror its alarm, with my other sensations.
    Chapter 9 (18% in)
  • console = comfort
  • I compassionated him and sometimes felt a wish to console him, but when I looked upon him, when I saw the filthy mass that moved and talked, my heart sickened and my feelings were altered to those of horror and hatred.
    Chapter 17 (53% in)
  • console = comfort
  • No, it is not thus; your form so divinely wrought, and beaming with beauty, has decayed, but your spirit still visits and consoles your unhappy friend.
    Chapter 18 (93% in)
  • Such was my sentence, and on that night would the daemon employ every art to destroy me and tear me from the glimpse of happiness which promised partly to console my sufferings.
    Chapter 22 (42% in)
console = comfort
There are no more uses of "console" in Frankenstein.

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