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And what do you propose to give him in exchange for the solace that you take away?

You will find in this draught a solace for all your troubles.

But it brought no solace to the mind of the weak, hard-hearted, and guilty son.

As it was, he not only bore it all joyfully but found in it solace and support. '

When alone, they solace themselves with the remembered image of the other.

But the writings of Brougham do not sell; he lacks even the solace of Bolingbroke.

The idea, morbid as it might be, brought him solace this time.

I thought you might wish to take the solace of religion to a dying man—Garth is dying.

Death had its solace; but there was no comfort for death in life.

And what solace would it be then that the same suit would be worn by the impostor also?

WORD ORIGIN

"comfort in grief, consolation," late 13c., from Old French solaz "pleasure, entertainment, enjoyment; solace, comfort," from Latin solacium "a soothing, assuaging; comfort, consolation," from solatus, past participle of solari "to console, soothe," from PIE *sol-a-, suffixed form of root *sele- "of good mood; to favor" (cf. Old English gesælig "happy;" see silly). Adjectival form solacious is attested 16c.-17c.

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