n.1.One who consoles or comforts.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Third Consolator tells him he may get better: "Many on hath had ryght grett sykness / And aftyr hath had his hele again" (25.73-74).
In chiding Lazarus's sisters, these consolatores suggest a tacit motivation for "wailing the dead": a lack of belief in the afterlife.
The episode's opening scene--which has Lazarus's two sisters and four consolatores at his bed--indeed implies a public performance.
Contra the advice this literature conventionally offers, the consolatores try to distract Lazarus from thinking about death.
By God the Father's will, from which all gifts come, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with the help of the Holy Spirit Consolator, we, Pope Francis and Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, have met today in Havana.
Entre las oraciones de ese ritual, figuram <<Scrutator cordium, Deus, et piissime consolator, qui horum parentum fidem novisti, praesta, ut infantem suum, quem plorant hac vita defuncta tuae sentiant divinae miserationi commissum>>; y tambien: <<Fidelium tuorum, Domine, suscipe vota, ut, quos permittis infantis sibi erepti desiderio deprimi, eosdem concedas in tuae spem miserationis fidenter attolli, (45).
Se colectaron un total de 504 individuos (Tabla 2), los cuales se distribuyeron en las especies: Culex (Microculex) consolator Dyar & Knab (31%), Cx.
The opening line that begins the funeral service in Kabelac's piece ("Idcirco ego plorans et oculus meus deducens aquam, quia longe factus est a me consolator"--a free paraphrase of the Lamentations of Jeremiah 1:2) was also the opening line of Vojtech's speech and then appears three more times at different points in the first section of the speech.
The seventh and eighth lines of the Kyrie 5 trope read Consolator pie flamen quoque alme vivifice / Patris natique qui es summus amor deus luciflue.