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To listen was an infinite assuagement, one that was overpoweringly sweet, and for some moments she almost forgot.
A MERE ACCIDENTGEORGE MOORE
Again a look of complacency, and blessed assuagement, visited the little man.
THE ISLAND PHARISEESJOHN GALSWORTHY
It not only responded to the ache she felt within herself, but gave a promise of assuagement.
THE DUST FLOWERBASIL KING
It seemed to her that there could be no assuagement of his misery—that he were better dead.
WHEN THE COCK CROWSWALDRON BAILY
Chaucer does not endeavour to console him; he knows the only assuagement for such sorrows, and leads him on to speak of the dead.
A LITERARY HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJEAN JULES JUSSERAND
There she threw herself upon a couch, not to seek assuagement, but only to give rest to limbs that would scarcely support her.
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLAND VOLUME 21ALEXANDER LEIGHTON
Tom was not one who, in a hot moment, for the assuagement of his wrath, would bang down his fist and consign himself to a purpose.
THE WALKING DELEGATELEROY SCOTT
From it she had expected not only realization for him, but assuagement of longing for herself; and the latter hadn't come.
THE LETTER OF THE CONTRACTBASIL KING
To have this certainty flashed upon her was, as soon as she had recovered from the shock, a sensible assuagement of her misery.
DEMOSGEORGE GISSING
The night was passed in great anguish, and the morrow's light brought no assuagement of her pain.
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLANDVARIOUS
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