If a man could be more consoling, I've not met him.
Berg was sitting beside the countess consoling her with the respectful attention of a relative.
Alexius was evidently consoling himself with the reflexion that the future belonged to him.
Cynthia spoke in a consoling tone as both women rose.
In matters of the heart, if any consoling or any disturbing passion played a great part in his life, we do not know it; we know only (apart from a few passing shadows cast by calumny and envy) of affectionate and dignified relations with friends, patrons and pupils, of public and private regard mixed in the days of his youth with dazzled admiration, and in those of his age with something of reverential awe.