Hearing of his plight, I hurried after him to console
him for his misfortunes, and to dress him in my best robe.
Ah, sir," replied Caderousse, "we cannot console
those who will not be consoled, and he was one of these; besides, I know not why, but he seemed to dislike seeing me.
The grandeur of the house astonished, but could not console
It is true that I went to see her very often, on the theory that it would console
me(I freely expressed my discouragement) for my want of success on my own premises.
The nurse was pitiful to his distress, but she had little to say that could console
Carey said, feeling that she could console
the child better than anyone.
Like Calypso, who could not be consoled at the departure of Ulysses, our Gascon could not console
himself for not having guessed why Aramis had asked Percerin to show him the king's new costumes.
I tried other essayists, other critics, whom the machinist had in his library, but it was useless; neither Sidney Smith nor Thomas Carlyle could console
me; I sighed for more Macaulay and evermore Macaulay.
Sometimes the disability is removed, the law suspended: by the deathless power of love or hate we break the spell--we are seen by those whom we would warn, console
, or punish.
In fact," interrupted Michel Ardan, "the whole of the other world may well console
us for the loss of that inferior orb called the moon
If I had bitterly wept and deplored his lost affection, he would, perhaps, have condescended to pity me, and taken me into favour for a while, just to comfort his solitude and console
him for the absence of his beloved Annabella, until he could meet her again, or some more fitting substitute.
When, however, Zarathustra had spoken these words, the violence of his pain, and a sense of the nearness of his departure from his friends came over him, so that he wept aloud; and no one knew how to console
Briggs declared that it would be delightful, and vowed that her dear Miss Crawley was always kind and generous, and went up to Rebecca's bedroom to console
her and prattle about the offer, and the refusal, and the cause thereof; and to hint at the generous intentions of Miss Crawley, and to find out who was the gentleman that had the mastery of Miss Sharp's heart.
I will not attempt to console
you; but will simply relate the circumstances of the transaction.
And while I was trying to put him right on that point he began to console