Here is a new philosophy of life, offering solid consolation amid the ruin of a world.
In February 1839 he resigned, receiving consolation in the shape of a pension of 2000 a year.
Yes, I pity him from my heart, and shall try to give him what consolation I can.
"What can one say or think of as a consolation?" said Pierre.
3 1-34), as a ground of hope and consolation for Zion.
When he began to teach again he found consolation, and in gratitude he consecrated the new oratory they built for him by the name of the Paraclete.
After the meeting at Ferentino, John went to France and England, finding little consolation; and thence he travelled to Compostella, where he married a new wife, Berengaria of Castile.
In fact it is not improbable that the words of consolation uttered by the prophet (Isa.
During her last years Chastellain wrote for her consolation his Temple de Bocace dealing with the misfortunes of contemporary princes.
Though Petya would remain in the service, this transfer would give the countess the consolation of seeing at least one of her sons under her wing, and she hoped to arrange matters for her Petya so as not to let him go again, but always get him appointed to places where he could not possibly take part in a battle.
We come now to what is in many ways the most interesting of Alfred's works, his translation of Boethius' Consolation of Philosophy, the most popular philosophical manual of the middle ages.
others, De Retz and La Rochefoucauld, sought consolation in their Memoirs or their Maxims, one for his mortifications and the other for his rancour as a statesman out of employment.
The work, which is certainly not a forgery, but only a consolatory political pamphlet, is just as powerful, viewed according to the author's evident intention, as a consolation to God's people in their dire distress at the time of Antiochus Epiphanes, as if it were, what an ancient but mistaken tradition had made it, really an accurate account of events which took place at the close of the Babylonian period.'
In his exile Stanislas found his chief consolation in superintending the education of his daughter.
All this went to feed revival, which, founded on fear, refused to see in Jesus Christ anything but a stern judge, and made the Virgin Mother and Anna the "grandmother" the intercessors; which found consolation in pilgrimages from shrine to shrine; which believed in crude miracles, and in the thought that God could be best served within convent walls.
It is impossible not to be struck with the growing development of the Israelite tribes after the invasion of Palestine, their strong position under David, the sudden expansion of the Hebrew monarchy under Solomon, and the subsequent slow decay, and this, indeed, is the picture as it presented itself 'to the last writers who found in the glories of the past both consolation for the present and grounds for future hopes.
She said her only consolation was the fact that the princess allowed her to share her sorrow, that all the old misunderstandings should sink into nothing but this great grief; that she felt herself blameless in regard to everyone, and that he, from above, saw her affection and gratitude.
He was, however, dismissed from Berlin in 1819 on account of his having written a letter of consolation to the mother of Karl Ludwig Sand, the murderer of Kotzebue.
Political troubles and the unhappy condition of the Jews probably furnish the explanation; hence also the abundance of Palestinian haggadic literature in the Midrashim, whose " words of blessing and consolation " appealed more to their feelings than did the legal writings.
The writer nowhere finds consolation in any Christian belief, and Christ is never named in the work.
The Greek, rendering of this Semitic name (vio 7rapaKAr l aews) may be translated "son of consolation" (as in the A.
By this he wished to check the extravagance which had become associated with arrangements for the disposal of the dead, and his end was attained; for his example became the rule, and it also became the custom to commemorate him in the words of consolation addressed to the mourners (Kethub.
In the meantime the queen saw her father Stanislas established in Lorraine, and the affectionate intimacy which she maintained with him was the chief consolation of her harassed life.
Beside the tomb sits a weary soul, rejoicing neither in the joys of the past nor in the possibilities of the future, but seeking consolation in forgetfulness.
Consolation of Israel with the promise of deliverance and lasting happiness and blessing to Jerusalem.
From the time when he was bidden to leave his country to enter the unknown land, Yahweh was ever present to encourage him to trust in the future when his posterity should possess the land, and so, in its bitterest hours, Israel could turn for consolation to the promises of the past which enshrined in Abraham its hopes for the future.
But if they unintentionally placed obstacles in my way, I have the consolation of knowing that I overcame them all.
PASTORAL LETTER, an open letter addressed by a bishop to the clergy or laity of his diocese, or to both, containing either general admonition, instruction or consolation, or directions for behaviour in particular circumstances.
We observe, again, the value that Plutarch attaches, not merely to the sustainment and consolation of rational religion, but to the supernatural communications vouchsafed by the divinity to certain human beings in dreams, through oracles, or by special warnings, like those of the genius of Socrates.
In 1742 he acquired, as a consolation for the public career he had missed, the title of kaiserlicher Rat, and in 1748 married Katharina Elisabeth (1731-1808), daughter of the Schultheiss or Biirgermeister of Frankfort, Johann Wolfgang Textor.
In 1833 he appeared at the meeting of the British Association at Cambridge, but he died in the following year (25th of July 1834), and was buried in the churchyard close to the house of Mr Gillman, where he had enjoyed every consolation which friendship and love could render.
The beautiful Consolation a Duperier, in which occurs the famous line Et, rose, elle a vecu ce que vivent les roses the odes to Marie de' Medici and to Louis XIII., and a few other pieces comprise all that is really worth remembering of him.
When the medical attendant declares the case hopeless a priest advances to the bed of the dying man, repeats sundry texts of the Zend-Avesta, the substance of which tends to afford him consolation, and breathes a prayer for the forgiveness of his sins.
He wrote a chronicle of the monastery and several biographies - the life of Gerhard Groot, of Florentius Radewyn, of a Flemish lady St Louise, of Groot's original disciples; a number of tracts on the monastic life - The Monk's Alphabet, The Discipline of Cloisters, A Dialogue of Novices, The Life of the Good Monk, The Monk's Epitaph, Sermons to Novices, Sermons to Monks, The Solitary Life, On Silence, On Poverty, Humility and Patience; two tracts for young people - A Manual of Doctrine for the Young, and A Manual for Children; and books for edification - On True Compunction, The Garden of Roses, The Valley of Lilies, The Consolation of the Poor and the Sick, The Faithful Dispenser, The Soul's Soliloquy, The Hospital of the Poor.
"The Muses," he writes to Voss, "were now his consolation, and appeared more amiable than ever."
The knowledge that the deepest devotion underlies misunderstandings is often a very imperfect consolation; but such devotion clearly existed all through, and proves the defect to have been relatively superficial.
Pius might no longer rule over the papal states; but there was consolation in the thought that, within the realm of conscience, his power had increased by leaps and bounds.
This Society, instituted to this special end, namely, to offer spiritual consolation for the advancement of souls in life and Christian doctrine, for the propagation of the faith by public preaching and the ministry of the word of God, spiritual exercises and works of charity and, especially, by the instruction .of children and ignorant people in Christianity, and by the spiritual, consolation of the faithful in Christ in hearing confessions...."
Being superior to physical suffering, it sometimes chanced that they were superior to any consolation which the missionaries could offer; and the law to do as you would be done by fell with less persuasiveness on the ears of those who, for their part, did not care how they were done by, who loved their enemies after a new fashion, and came very near freely forgiving them all they did.
Baxter, however, found much consolation in his marriage on the 24th of September 1662 with Margaret Charlton, a woman likeminded with himself.
Amid the wreck of the party - Mr Balfour and several of his colleagues themselves losing their seats - he had the consolation of knowing that the tariff reformers won the only conspicuous successes of the election.
suggests neither hope nor consolation, until the end, where we have an assurance that Zion's punishment is complete, and she will not again be exiled (iv.
All Moscow repeated Prince Dolgorukov's saying: "If you go on modeling and modeling you must get smeared with clay," suggesting consolation for our defeat by the memory of former victories; and the words of Rostopchin, that French soldiers have to be incited to battle by highfalutin words, and Germans by logical arguments to show them that it is more dangerous to run away than to advance, but that Russian soldiers only need to be restrained and held back!
The town contains also a Byzantine castle, built on the lofty site of the ancient citadel; a palace belonging to the Greek metropolitan; a number of mosques, synagogues and churches, the most remarkable being the church of the Virgin of Consolation, founded in 819.
But only gradually did he come to realize that his source of spiritual consolation might undermine altogether the artfully constructed fabric of the medieval Church.
Abhandlungen); Le Roman de fortune, summary of Boetius' De consolation philosophiae, by Simon de Fresne (Hist.
It was pure consolation.
For someone who didn't want children in the first place, maybe that wasn't much consolation.
At least one consolation of a wet weekend is that it enabled us to watch England regain the ashes.
prise consolation prize for Tim's narrow defeat was the Handicap Trophy.
He wants consolation, I know: Madame does not console: she only remonstrates.
Lynn looked to have found a consolation with six minutes to go.
In church it is best that he should confine himself to prophesying, for that brings to others "edification and comfort and consolation."
Men's minds were pained and disquieted by the conflict of duties and the absence of spiritual consolation.
The same fear often led him to shun all society for days at a time; but frequently he would apply to "professors" for spiritual direction and consolation.
The present was at least inglorious, the future doubtful, and many turned gladly to the past for consolation.
It should have been a consolation that they could find no medical reason why he couldn't talk or walk.
If it's any consolation, it scared me half to death too.
If you're right about what happened, there must be some consolation in knowing Edith's death had nothing to do with you.
It was little consolation now.
It was no consolation that she wasn't the only one being used.
The second consolation we can take is the widespread alienation from the main parties: just under half voted for anti-establishment candidates.
consolation of religion, we can now rediscover the promise of eternal life in a new hi-tech form.
Julian Ellis grabbed a consolation for the home side.
Williams grabbed a deserved consolation for Lynn when he headed home Richard Skelly's cross.
The school scored a consolation try through George Sargent.
The others, tommy sat on the bed to seek consolation in sleep.
But Boanas will have been disappointed not to keep a clean sheet when the visitors netted a consolation with four minutes remaining.
It's scant consolation, I'll grant you.
Everton could have pulled back a mere consolation via the penalty spot, however, Tom Heaton stretched to save Nick Chadwick's attempt.
No longer drunken yobs, we`re now the most passionate and best support nation:) A slight consolation.
Brampton's solitary reply offered little consolation for the away side.
My only consolation is the piece of thumb still stuck between my teeth.
Langford grabbed a late consolation in the 90th minute, courtesy of a fine Robert Groves volley.
consolation prize for Tim's narrow defeat was the Handicap Trophy.
consolation goals the result was never really in doubt.
consolation trophy winners 25-21; 25-19.
consolation race for tomorrow's Ayr Gold Cup, also features on the card.
For our part, Steve Gunby clipped the bar with a first half free-kick and Paddi Wilson glanced in a last minute consolation.
The only consolation you'd have is that you won't need to buy diapers.
disfavor with the king for reasons that are still unclear and begun to write his personal consolation of philosophy.
Five minutes from time Walmer were able to grab a second consolation goal to round off the scoring 7-2.
grabbed a consolation for the home side.
By the third I received a long and almost incoherent letter of remorse, encouragement, consolation, and despair.
Small consolation - in the closing laps, Johnny set second fastest race lap.
Consolation arrived in the shape of an over sized and over priced bag of chocolate peanuts.
poppy As a symbol of fantastic extravagance (scarlet ), consolation (red ).
scant consolation, I'll grant you.
The visitors secured a bonus point when Matt Miles drove over while Martin Nutt's late touchdown was of little consolation for Blues.
vetch crowd of the season could hardly go home complaining, even if Boston grabbed a late consolation through Jason Lee.
We did see a few whinchat here, small consolation, hardly what we had come all this way for.
The prophet's predictions of disaster continued, according to the record, up to the investment of the city by the Chaldean army in 588 (i.-xxiv.); after the fall of the city (586) his tone changed to one of consolation (xxxiii.-xxxix.) - the destruction of the wicked mass accomplished, he turned to the task of reconstruction.
Towards the morning of the 3rd of September he again spoke, "using divers holy expressions, implying much inward consolation and peace," together with "some exceeding self-debasing words, annihilating and judging himself."
He endeavoured to find consolation in the completion of his history of the Arabs of Spain.
She retired once more to Coppet, where she was not at first interfered with, and she found consolation in a young officer of Swiss origin named Rocca, twentythree years her junior, whom she married privately in 1811.
He himself turned for consolation to the Apocalypse, and succeeded in persuading himself (Accomplissement des prophesies, 1686) that the overthrow of Antichrist (i.e.
At eight next morning she entered the hall of execution, having taken leave of the weeping envoy from Scotland, to whom she gave a brief message for her son; took her seat on the scaffold, listened with an air of even cheerful unconcern to the reading of her sentence, solemnly declared her innocence of the charge conveyed in it and her consolation in the prospect of ultimate justice, rejected the professional services of Richard Fletcher, dean of Peterborough, lifted up her voice in Latin against his in English prayer, and when he and his fellow-worshippers had fallen duly silent prayed aloud for the prosperity of her own church, for Elizabeth, for her son, and for all the enemies whom she had commended overnight to the notice of the Spanish invader; then, with no less courage than had marked every hour and every action of her life, received the stroke of death from the wavering hand of the headsman.
Whilst the Arya was thus a dvi-ja, or twice-born, the Sudra remained unregenerate during his lifetime, his consolation being the hope that, on the faithful performance of his duties in this life, he might hereafter be born again into a higher grade of life.
As it grew darker, I was startled by the honking of geese flying low over the woods, like weary travellers getting in late from Southern lakes, and indulging at last in unrestrained complaint and mutual consolation.
It is a ray of light in the darkness, a shade between sadness and despair, showing the possibility of consolation.
And then such a death... without friends and without consolation!
Substitute Steve Brodie grabbed a deserved late consolation with a thumping diving header from a Steve Watkin cross.
The visitors secured a bonus point when Matt Miles drove over while Martin Nutt 's late touchdown was of little consolation for Blues.
But the biggest Vetch crowd of the season could hardly go home complaining, even if Boston grabbed a late consolation through Jason Lee.
We did see a few Whinchat here, small consolation, hardly what we had come all this way for.
Understanding you are not alone in your pain is a great consolation.
To say you'll need high energy in order to keep up with your Gemini is little consolation when you're left standing in the middle of a store because she remembered she wanted to attend the grand opening of a new art gallery.
The runner up receives $100,000, and various cast mates may receive consolation prizes at the producers' discretion.
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