SOLACE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SOLACE
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 n.  comfort or relieve in sorrow, misfortune, or distress
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  He fancied that she nodded her comprehension; and with that scant solace he had to trudge off through the rain.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VI
2  There would be solace in Fanny's presence, knowing that she and Fanny both had lost husbands in the black days of martial law.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LX
3  I came with Gerty Farish, and promised not to let her miss the train, but I am sure she is still extracting sentimental solace from the wedding presents.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
4  The inability thus to solace her outraged feelings gave her a paralyzing sense of insignificance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
5  She could not, however, deny herself the solace of taking anxious counsel with Lawrence Selden, with whom, since his return from Europe, she had renewed her old relation of cousinly confidence.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
6  A cup of tea in quiet, somewhere out of the noise and ugliness, seemed for the moment the one solace she could bear.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
7  But he stuck by the family nevertheless, for they reminded him of his old happiness; and when things went wrong he could solace himself with a plunge into the Socialist movement.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 31
8  But Tom, as we see, being a poor, ignorant fellow, whose reading had been confined entirely to the New Testament, could not comfort and solace himself with views like these.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
9  Go on with your work as usual, for work is a blessed solace.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
10  The dowagers Ingram and Lynn sought solace in a quiet game at cards.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
11  I had no solace from self-approbation: none even from self-respect.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
12  The business of her life was to get her daughters married; its solace was visiting and news.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
13  One was about forty: a period of mental vigour at which men seldom cherish the delusion of being married for love by girls: that dream is reserved for the solace of our declining years.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
14  The day being wet, she could not divert herself with rambling about the park; so, at the conclusion of her morning studies, she resorted to the solace of the drawer.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
15  He needed some solace, doling out preachments to asthmatic elders, perpetually repairing the perpetually falling steeple, by means of placards nailed to Barns.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 1
Example Sentence:
1  A little solace came at tea-time, in the shape of a double ration of bread--a whole, instead of a half, slice--with the delicious addition of a thin scrape of butter.
2  I hope you will find solace in the thought that all of us share your loss.
3  To her instruction I owed the best part of my acquirements; her friendship and society had been my continual solace.
4  After the death of her son, Val found solace in the church.