comforted


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made comfortable or more comfortable in a time of distress

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In Ramah there was a voice heard,--weeping, and lamentation, and great mourning; Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted.
I also comforted him with a hot Scotch whisky; gave him another one; then still another -- hoping always for his story.
The captain comforted me for my loss, however, by saying that the man was without any doubt a fraud who had spectacles, but kept them in his pocket in order to make himself conspicuous.
Rachel Pratt, and she also was childless--childless, and sorrowful for that reason, and not to be comforted.
He returned, now, and hung about the fence till nightfall, "showing off," as before; but the girl never exhibited herself again, though Tom comforted him- self a little with the hope that she had been near some window, meantime, and been aware of his attentions.