Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section III. Sympathetic Affections
3. Special Sympathetic Affections

915. Condolence.

   NOUN:CONDOLENCE; lamentation [See Lamentation]; sympathy, conso lation.
   VERB:CONDOLE WITH, console, sympathize; express -, testify- pity; afford-, supply- consolation; lament with [See Lamentation]; express sympathy for, feel for, send one’s condolences; feel -grief, – sorrow- in common with; share one’s sorrow.
  1. The human heart Finds nowhere shelter but in human kind.—G. Eliot
  2. Pity and need Make all flesh kin. There is no caste in blood.—Edwin Arnold