1 I knew not how to answer, or how to comfort her.
2 My conscience was not by any means comfortable about Biddy.
3 I wish Matthew could have that comfort, but he sets it at defiance.
4 For there was something very comfortable in having plenty of stationery.
5 It was a comfort to shake hands upon it, and walk up and down again, with only that done.
6 He enjoyed himself thoroughly, and we all enjoyed ourselves, and were delightfully comfortable.
7 The stranger, with a comfortable kind of grunt over his pipe, put his legs up on the settle that he had to himself.
8 It was very cold, and, a collier coming by us, with her galley-fire smoking and flaring, looked like a comfortable home.
9 There we found, sitting by a fire, a very old man in a flannel coat: clean, cheerful, comfortable, and well cared for, but intensely deaf.
10 She put her hand, which was a comfortable hand though roughened by work, upon my hands, one after another, and gently took them out of my hair.
11 No wisdom on earth could have given me the comfort that I should have derived from their simplicity and fidelity; but I could never, never, undo what I had done.
12 We changed, and I had not made up my mind, and still reflected for my comfort that it would be quite practicable to get down and walk back, when we changed again.
13 Mr. Pocket took me into the house and showed me my room: which was a pleasant one, and so furnished as that I could use it with comfort for my own private sitting-room.
14 What was to follow that I did not touch upon; neither, indeed, was I at all clear or comfortable about it in my own mind, now that I saw him in that softer condition, and in declared peril for my sake.
15 On this particular evening the urgency of my case demanded a pint of this mixture, which was poured down my throat, for my greater comfort, while Mrs. Joe held my head under her arm, as a boot would be held in a bootjack.
16 A boy may lock his door, may be warm in bed, may tuck himself up, may draw the clothes over his head, may think himself comfortable and safe, but that young man will softly creep and creep his way to him and tear him open.
17 As it was a raw evening, and I was cold, I thought I would comfort myself with dinner at once; and as I had hours of dejection and solitude before me if I went home to the Temple, I thought I would afterwards go to the play.
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