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But, he added consolingly, 'a railway, built by British enterprise, [.
Perhaps these seemed consolingly close to the domestic arts of sewing practised by European women.
Wow - I'm sorry Mum, it must have been mind-numbing," middle child said consolingly.
His intensely ambivalent feelings emerge in another form when she tells him consolingly that they "are two halves of the same soul" (9), but one has to note his reservation: to him such words "felt like a gift I didn't want" (9).