He was comforted by the presence of the tortured woman beside him.
After those involuntary words--that if he were free he would have asked on his knees for her hand and her love--uttered at a moment when she was so strongly agitated, Pierre never spoke to Natasha of his feelings; and it seemed plain to her that those words, which had then so comforted her, were spoken as all sorts of meaningless words are spoken to comfort a crying child.
Anna Mikhaylovna sat down beside him, with her own handkerchief wiped the tears from his eyes and from the letter, then having dried her own eyes she comforted the count, and decided that at dinner and till teatime she would prepare the countess, and after tea, with God's help, would inform her.
It comforted him to hear these arguments.
The heterodox movements in Italy in the 13th and 14th centuries, such as those of the Segarellists, Dolcinists, and Fraticelli of every description, were penetrated with Joachimism; while such independent spirits as Roger Bacon, Arnaldus de Villa Nova and Bernard Dblicieux often comforted themselves with the thought of the era of justice and peace promised by Joachim.
Sobbing, she kissed and comforted Natasha.
She snuggled close to him and when his arms comforted her, she sighed in contentment.
I felt so cold, I imagined I should die before morning, and the thought comforted me.
Damian shook his head, comforted by the little Oracle and his adopted brother.
While I'll be devastated, as I'm sure you will be when it ends, be comforted in what you've accomplished.