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solace
used in Jane Eyre

12 uses
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Definition
comfort felt or given during a time of disappointment or misery
  • "I dare say you are clever, though," continued Bessie, by way of solace.
    Chapter 10 (89% in)
  • A little solace came at tea-time, in the shape of a double ration of bread — a whole, instead of a half, slice — with the delicious addition of a thin scrape of butter: it was the hebdomadal treat to which we all looked forward from Sabbath to Sabbath.
    Chapter 7 (15% in)
  • Miss Temple, through all changes, had thus far continued superintendent of the seminary: to her instruction I owed the best part of my acquirements; her friendship and society had been my continual solace; she had stood me in the stead of mother, governess, and, latterly, companion.
    Chapter 10 (12% in)
  • She would thus descend to the kitchen once a day, eat her dinner, smoke a moderate pipe on the hearth, and go back, carrying her pot of porter with her, for her private solace, in her own gloomy, upper haunt.
    Chapter 17 (13% in)
  • The dowagers Ingram and Lynn sought solace in a quiet game at cards.
    Chapter 18 (55% in)
  • Men and women die; philosophers falter in wisdom, and Christians in goodness: if any one you know has suffered and erred, let him look higher than his equals for strength to amend and solace to heal.
    Chapter 20 (94% in)
  • Will I not guard, and cherish, and solace her?
    Chapter 23 (89% in)
  • Such is the sole conjugal embrace I am ever to know — such are the endearments which are to solace my leisure hours!
    Chapter 26 (70% in)
  • God keep you from harm and wrong — direct you, solace you — reward you well for your past kindness to me.
    Chapter 27 (87% in)
  • I had no solace from self— approbation: none even from self-respect.
    Chapter 27 (97% in)
  • I have brought you a book for evening solace," and he laid on the table a new publication — a poem: one of those genuine productions so often vouchsafed to the fortunate public of those days — the golden age of modern literature.
    Chapter 32 (46% in)
  • You too have principle and mind: your tastes and habits resemble Diana's and Mary's; your presence is always agreeable to me; in your conversation I have already for some time found a salutary solace.
    Chapter 33 (95% in)

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