Always the same impassible member of the Reform Club, whom no incident could surprise, as unvarying as the ship's chronometers, and seldom having the curiosity even to go upon the deck, he passed through the memorable scenes of the Red Sea with cold indifference; did not care to recognise the historic towns and villages which, along its borders, raised their picturesque outlines against the sky; and betrayed no fear of the dangers of the Arabic Gulf, which the old historians always spoke of with horror, and upon which the ancient navigators never ventured without propitiating
the gods by ample sacrifices.
Later, when they discovered the overturned cauldron, and that once more their arrows had been pilfered, it commenced to dawn upon them that they had offended some great god by placing their village in this part of the jungle without propitiating
Farebrother," said Fred, whose fair open face was propitiating
, "but you are the only friend I can consult.
Beyond the necessity of propitiating
the gods themselves, people in the world of Herodotus live under the murky thrall of various ghosts, shades, and other spiritual entities.
R Meyyar knows little of the origins but says, "earlier there was a concept of propitiating
the lower half of a pot to the temples.
Instead of speaking truth to power, they are busy propitiating
and perpetuating it, ignoring worst excesses and abuses.
Because of this, her grandfather, Asafoaste Brenya made sure all her needs were taken care of so that she would go on assisting Naa Lobi in propitiating
For example, Samten Karmay introduces a Bon canonical source for propitiating
gnyan spirits via the myth-and-ritual nexus.
Current research evaluated suitable morphologic characteristics to cultivate the common bean adapted to Mato Grosso's conditions and furthermore to estimate the genetic divergence, through multi-categorical data, propitiating
the identification of genitors which will be able to produce hybrids in programs of local improvement.
Here the speech act of propitiating
the infernal powers--"propitiamus vos"--is performative because the first-person indicative verb performs the action to which it refers: "we propitiate you" is neither a true nor a false description of the action being performed, but is the action itself.
He has succeeded in propitiating
both divine powers and political bosses with equal finesse.
But Georgia, whose desire for NATO membership had US support, is not in NATO because some prospective members of McCain's league of democracies, for instance Germany, thought that starting membership talks with Georgia would complicate the project of propitiating