Tell them I think of them by day, pray for them by night, and find my best comfort
in their affection at all times.
The child wept so bitterly that Tom Hard was touched and tried to comfort
Professor Bumper, being an experienced traveler, knew how to provide for such comforts
as were possible.
He gave thanks for our food and comfort
, and prayed for the poor and destitute in great cities, where the struggle for life was harder than it was here with us.
Pontellier, unable to read his newspaper with any degree of comfort
, arose with an expression and an exclamation of disgust.
Tis the six-and-twentieth edition, promulgated at Boston, Anno Domini 1744; and is entitled, 'The Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs of the Old and New Testaments; faithfully translated into English Metre, for the Use, Edification, and Comfort
of the Saints, in Public and Private, especially in New England'.
Because a laugh's the wisest, easiest answer to all that's queer; and come what will, one comfort
's always left -- that unfailing comfort
is, it's all predestinated.
Of course these iron dudes of the Round Table would think it was scandalous, and maybe raise Sheol about it, but as for me, give me comfort
first, and style after- wards.
Fully clothed, and wrapped in blankets, and huddled ourselves up, by the window, with lighted pipes, and fell into chat, while we waited in exceeding comfort
to see how an Alpine sunrise was going to look by candlelight.
Some scruples and some reluctance the widowerfather may be supposed to have felt; but as they were overcome by other considerations, the child was given up to the care and the wealth of the Churchills, and he had only his own comfort
to seek, and his own situation to improve as he could.
But she could hear of no situation that at once answered her notions of comfort
and ease, and suited the prudence of her eldest daughter, whose steadier judgment rejected several houses as too large for their income, which her mother would have approved.
Moreover, a small but sufficient competency was mine, allowing me reasonable comforts
, and the luxuries of a small but choice library, and a small but choice garden.