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  • I suppose she said this because we did not mean to tell Mrs. Bax anything about it, and if there was any brickiness in the act we wished Dora to have the consolement of getting the credit of it.

    New Treasure Seekers

  • Dora to have the consolement of getting the credit of it.

    New Treasure Seekers or, The Bastable Children in Search of a Fortune

  • To use and expend whatever force was in him for the good, the help, the consolement, and the love of others, ...

    Ardath

  • Both have admirably managed _peripeteias_, the shorter story (_Mlle. de Kérouare_) having, in particular, a memorable setting of that inexorable irony of Fate against which not only is there no armour, but not even the chance and consolement of fighting armourless.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • Our downright repentance of misconduct toward a woman binds us at least to the tolerant recognition of what poor scraps of consolement she may have picked up between then and now -- when we can stretch fist in flame to defy it on the oath of her being a woman of honour.

    The Amazing Marriage — Volume 5

  • 'I do not see it, because I will not see it,' she said, and she found a personal cooling and consolement in the phrase.

    Diana of the Crossways — Volume 2

  • Once also he had been overheard murmuring to himself by way of consolement, 'Bishops pass; the church remains.'

    St. George and St. Michael

  • To and fro in him, up and down, this way and that, went the changing currents of self-judgment, of self-consolement, and of fresh-gathering dread.

    Salted with Fire

  • He has not yet learnt the bitter lesson that, unless we despise a woman when we cease to love her, we are still a slave, without the consolement of intoxication.

    The Young Duke

  • And most the time good counseling only requires a good ear, a reassuring word, a touch of consolement.

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