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Find Consolation

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

Alleviation of misery or distress of mind; mitigation of grief or anxiety; an imparting or receiving of mental relief or comfort; solace: as, to administer consolation to the afflicted; to find consolation in religion or philosophy, or in selfish indulgence.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1889)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney

of misery or distress of mind ; mitigation of grief or anxiety ; an imparting or receiving of mental relief or comfort ; solace : as, to administer consolation to the afflicted ; to find consolation in religion or philosophy, or in selfish indulgence.

Google previewDictionary of Quotations (classical) (1906)

by Thomas Benfield Harbottle

“ The unhappy are wont to find consolation in the thought that misfortunes do not fall upon themselves alone .

Google previewAn Essex Dialect Dictionary (1923)

by Edward Gepp

Single men may find consolation here . Gander in literature , from the ioth c . , is used for a dull , stupid man . Then , in slang , it takes the meaning of a married man . GANDER - MONTH : the period of a woman ' s “ confinement " . GANG : a set .

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