1 As he stood by the desolate fire, he felt that the only one thing which could assuage his grief would be thorough and complete retribution, brought by his own hand upon his enemies.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
2 Hold, father," said the Jew, "mitigate and assuage your choler.
3 I cannot deny that I grieved for his grief, whatever that was, and would have given much to assuage it.
4 Food, however, became scarce, and I often spent the whole day searching in vain for a few acorns to assuage the pangs of hunger.
5 Her tongue was furred and her throat parched as if flames had scorched it and no amount of water could assuage her thirst.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXV
6 I come to you, most worthy Constantine Thedorovitch, for instruction, and again for instruction, and beg of you to assuage my thirst with an exposition of the truth as it is.
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