• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Consol A consolidated annuity (see Consols); -- chiefly in combination or attributively.
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  • Lord Byron
    “I shall soon be six-and-twenty. Is there anything in the future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five?”
  • Francois De La Rochefoucauld
    “Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to give bad examples.”
  • Francois De La Rochefoucauld
    “Old people love to give good advice to console themselves for no longer being able to set a bad example.”
  • Victor Hugo
    “It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.”
  • Voltaire
    “The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.”
  • Karl Kraus
    “It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old with the ability to gape at something new.”


In literature:

It will be a consolation to me in your absence to remember all you have said.
"Henrietta Temple A Love Story" by Benjamin Disraeli
No heir appears to console this Iwa and to continue its worship, to inherit its revenues.
"The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari" by James S. De Benneville
The younger members had the consolation of their jibes at the old fellows.
"Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House)" by James S. De Benneville
Thou art the charm and consolation of my life.
"Alroy The Prince Of The Captivity" by Benjamin Disraeli
His mother had watched over the child, in whom she found alike the charm and consolation of her life.
"Tancred" by Benjamin Disraeli
He offered consolation and promised estimates.
"The Young Duke" by Benjamin Disraeli
And Mrs. Oswald was consoled by such true and tender sympathy.
"Evenings at Donaldson Manor" by Maria J. McIntosh
In the meanwhile she was not without other consolations.
"The Story of a Play" by W. D. Howells
Whose soul (as smallest boon and easiest) With what of comfort hast thou deign'd console?
"The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus" by Caius Valerius Catullus
It was a sad consolation they gave him, but it was the best they had to offer.
"Rabbi and Priest" by Milton Goldsmith
I felt still more consoled.
"My Friend Smith" by Talbot Baines Reed
That sweet and consoling designation for the dead, 'them who sleep in Jesus,' is Christ's gift to sorrowing hearts.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
Hamersley did think so; but Walt, an old prairie man, more skilled in the Indian character, could not console himself with such a fancy.
"The Lone Ranche" by Captain Mayne Reid
Delisle brought the boy back with him, and with all the kindness of his heart endeavoured to console him.
"Hurricane Hurry" by W.H.G. Kingston
He kissed her tenderly, as he tried to console her.
"Which?" by Ernest Daudet
The priest consoled her.
"The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2)" by Alexandre Dumas père
The weak are consoled, but the strong never.
"Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida" by Ouida
I had not the consolation to know whether what I did was agreeable.
"The Autobiography of Madame Guyon" by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
There may be some secret in the letter to concern, though it may not console him.
"The Death Shot" by Mayne Reid
But now this name came out of the past as a consolation.
"Somehow Good" by William de Morgan

In poetry:

Time, not thy ne'er so timely speech,
Life, not thy views thereon,
Shall furnish or deny to each
His consolation.
"The Comforters" by Rudyard Kipling
And how all the night
I had dreams of the unwitting cause
Of my lodgment. How lonely I was;
How consoled by her sprite!
"The Missed Train" by Thomas Hardy
Is there a mourner true,
Who fallen on faithless days,
Sighs for the heart-consoling view
Of those Heaven deigned to praise?
"The Circumcision Of Christ" by John Keble
For it will freeze light from her eyes,
Pulse from her breast and from her soul
Me, whom no opiate of peace
Can e'er console.
"Love In Extremis" by Cale Young Rice
Israel’s strength and consolation,
Hope of all the earth thou art;
Dear desire of every nation,
Joy of every longing heart.
"Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus" by Charles Wesley
I'm now free for consolation,
And thankful to almighty Lord:
At least, to one of his creations
I've given freedom in this world!
"A Little Bird" by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

In news:

Winsted launches new custom wood division expanding its custom console capabilities and focusing on manufacturing custom cabinetry and millwork for control room installations.
Once Mimosa 's MMC console is installed, it's exactly what busy IT administrators need to gain complete control over Exchange archiving.
The console lets you perform both large and small tasks—like restoring an entire server, as well as individual mailboxes—with ease, along with support for scheduling jobs.
Sega's video game console has a built-in 56K modem that allows users to play games over the Internet.
Katie Melua is carrying four DL2s, Studio Beams, and a Wholehog 3 console with LD Chris Lambourne.
4-seeded Nevis Tigers advanced to the Class A volleyball consolation championship, defeating the Martin County West Mavericks, 25-17, 25-16, 25-17, during Friday's consolation semifinal at the Xcel Energy Center in St Paul.
The James Bond titles released for gaming consoles are terrific action games.
A song-by-song reworking of Nine Inch Nails ' 1989 debut, Pretty Hate Machine, has been produced as "chiptunes" – using obsolete games console sounds instead of instruments.
And when Maine travels to the West, hope is the only consolation prize.
Though I own a pair of consoles whose secondary purpose is to deliver a steady stream of digital content directly to the relative comfort of my den, I am usually very slow to actually purchase any.
Cable plots to make game consoles obsolete .
Xbox Challenged as Cable Plots to Make Consoles Obsolete .
Microsoft Corp.'s XBox 360 game console.
Oculus Rift Creator Palmer Luckey Talks Long Console Generations, Motion Controls and Real-Time Strategy.
Here's why the project is a better bet than the Android-based Ouya video game console.

In science:

Frame", "Console Lua AWT") text = javaNewInstance("java.awt.
LuaJava - A Scripting Tool for Java
Even if the users are just experimenting with a small test cluster, the ability to verify and ensure consistency in hardware, application software, and system settings across the cluster’s resources from a single console will improve the efficiency and reproducibility of results.
Cluster Computing White Paper
The EPICS IOC shell (iocsh) is a simple command interpreter, which provides a subset of the capabilities of the vxWorks shell. It is used to interpret startup scripts and to execute commands entered at the console terminal.
EPICS: A Retrospective on Porting iocCore to Multiple Operating Systems
To have the result of our program shown on the screen we need to ask exec for the process’ output stream so we can redirect it to the console.
A New face on old code
Then the appropriate answer is given to the process (and the console) to make it look like the program is being automatically run by Java.
A New face on old code
Although I had only about half a minute per speaker I am consoled by the fact that every speaker had 20 minutes – the review speakers 40 minutes – so my additional half a minute or not does not add or subtract much.
Summary of the XXXIX Rencontres de Moriond
IPTraf is a generating program of net statistics for Linux based on console (character).
Use MPLS in Lan's
The Host workspace builds a Win32 Console Application and it is composed of the following files: Host.cpp, StdAfx.cpp, Host.h, StdAfx.h and Smtdrv.h.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
Method print to console all results from existing searchable objects to consol.
Software Design Document, Testing, and Deployment and Configuration Management of the UUIS - a Team 1 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
Possibilities for physical transportation of a CC are minimal, options for acquiring a new non-code controlled game console allowing to play the latest game are practically absent.
Informal Control code logic
The output of the program (either answer sets, or query results) are visualized in a tabular representation or in a text-based console.
Unit Testing in ASPIDE
The explorer panel lists projects and files included in the workspace, while the error console organizes errors and warnings according to the project and files where they are localized.
Unit Testing in ASPIDE
This generalises the analogous result for abelian complex structures due to Console, Fino and Poon [CFP06] (see also [MPPS06]).
Lie-algebra Dolbeault cohomology and small deformations of nilmanifolds
The question if the Dolbeault-cohomology of compact nilmanifolds with left-invariant complex structure can be calculated using invariant differential forms has been addressed by Console and Fino in [CF01] and Cordero, Fernandez, Gray and Ugarte in [CFGU00].
Lie-algebra Dolbeault cohomology and small deformations of nilmanifolds
This yields the result on a dense subset of the space of invariant complex structures and Console and Fino then show that the property ”The map ιJ is an isomorphism.” is stable under small deformations.
Lie-algebra Dolbeault cohomology and small deformations of nilmanifolds