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But the young men whom she met were ordinary and she gave them no encouragement, trying to console her romantic desires by eating a great deal of Turkish Delight in secret.
She sent to ask him to come to her immediately; with a throbbing heart she awaited him, rehearsing to herself the words in which she would tell him all, and the expressions of love with which he would console her.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But, with the womanly and courtierlike quickness and tact habitual to her, Anna Pavlovna wished both to rebuke him (for daring to speak as he had done of a man recommended to the Empress) and at the same time to console him, so she said:.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Natasha was sad and irritable all that time, especially when her mother, her brother, Sonya, or Countess Mary in their efforts to console her tried to excuse Pierre and suggested reasons for his delay in returning.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Also to tell you, that you had best seek that home of yours, with all speed, and hide your head among those excellent people who are expecting you, and whom your money will console.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
At first I wished to hurry on, for I longed to console and sympathise with my loved and sorrowing friends; but when I drew near my native town, I slackened my progress.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
No one minded it but herself, and it was doing its best to grow, but Amy felt deeply the want of a Grecian nose, and drew whole sheets of handsome ones to console herself.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
He walked away again immediately, and she was left to fret over her own want of presence of mind; Charlotte tried to console her:.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
God has sent you to me to console, at one and the same time, the man who could not be a father, and the prisoner who could not get free.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
This war may not only bring great catastrophes upon England and France, but misfortune upon you, my Lord, for which I should never console myself.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
And besides, my dear old Basil, if you really want to console me, teach me rather to forget what has happened, or to see it from a proper artistic point of view.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context