During his sickness he sought a palliative for his pains—in the Bible.
Insanity may perhaps be the only palliative left to Nature in this extremity.
For him there was a palliative, or even a gloomy but an unanswerable excuse.
As far as Cæsar is concerned, it is palliative rather than condemnatory.
Emigration on the largest scale has proved a palliative, but no remedy.