At the same time, the head-clerk was given a handsome cheque as a solatium.
So Lupus gives it up, and says as his solatium: After all, Ive not broken my vow.
His reference to a "solatium" puzzled me, but it did not seem anything of consequence.
Whether this was true or was only meant as a solatium I do not know.
Venice gave the commune of Cattaro an annual subvention as solatium.
As a solatium he was allowed to rule over the town of Guadix, whither he retired.
Perhaps Jimmy himself would not care much about such a solatium.
Is he not rather justified in the possession of all the bonnets and ostrich feathers he can grab by way of solatium?
But this solatium to his feelings did not reach Yokohama until he was already on his way to England.
He felt in his pocket to make sure of half-a-crown, as a solatium, in case Emma showed him out.