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consōlātĭo , ōnis, f. id.,
I.a consoling, consolation, comfort (in good prose; most freq. in Cic.).
B. Meton., a consolatory discourse or treatise, Cic. de Or. 3, 55, 211; Quint. 10, 1, 47; 11, 3, 153.—
II. Esp., the title of a lost treatise of Cicero: De Consolatione, a fragm. of which is given by B. and K., Cic. Opera, xi. pp. 71-75.—
B. An encouraging, encouragement: “timoris,an alleviating, Cic. Att. 1, 17, 6; Hirt. B. G. 8, 38; Auct. B. Alex. 8.
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