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console
used in Of Human Bondage

8 uses
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Definition
to comfort (emotionally)
  • Philip waited behind after the others to say to her something consolatory.
    43-44 — Chapters 43-44 (31% in)
  • "You'd better go to Emma,' Mr. Carey said, feeling that she could console the child better than anyone.
    3-4 — Chapters 3-4 (25% in)
  • And she, feeling that he was almost her own son, she had taken him when he was a month old, consoled him with soft words.
    3-4 — Chapters 3-4 (32% in)
  • Philip forgot his anger and his own concerns, but thought only of consoling her, with broken words and clumsy little caresses.
    21-22 — Chapters 21-22 (35% in)
  • Lawson was fond of Philip and, as soon as he thought he was seriously distressed by the refusal of his picture, he set himself to console him.
    49-50 — Chapters 49-50 (63% in)
  • Sometimes he thought he would console his sorrow by looking at pictures, but he walked through the National Gallery like a sight-seer; and no picture called up in him a thrill of emotion.
    61-62 — Chapters 61-62 (54% in)
  • The idealist withdrew himself, because he could not suffer the jostling of the human crowd; he had not the strength to fight and so called the battle vulgar; he was vain, and since his fellows would not take him at his own estimate, consoled himself with despising his fellows.
    87-88 — Chapters 87-88 (92% in)
  • He tried to console her.
    109-110 — Chapters 109-110 (27% in)

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