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.
or is she at the temple of Minerva where the other women are propitiating the awful goddess?
His good housekeeper answered, "Hector, since you bid me tell you truly, she did not go to your sisters nor to your brothers' wives, nor yet to the temple of Minerva, where the other women are propitiating the awful goddess, but she is on the high wall of Ilius, for she had heard the Trojans were being hard pressed, and that the Achaeans were in great force: she went to the wall in frenzied haste, and the nurse went with her carrying the child.
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.
Evidence suggests that the origins and paths of new arrivals are still influencing the strategies, structures, and technological orientations of the industries of the studied sector, propitiating
the accumulation of technological capacities and learning, and also, propitiating
technological deaccumulation or unlearning.
Each individual specializes on a task and works in the company of others to finish the fabrication of a product; thanks to that, the yield increases (since every person specializes on performing a task which he becomes better at and performs in less time), thus propitiating
the supplying of a greater market (which has previously demanded that product).
This shows evidence of the health-promoting lifestyle of workers and, consequently, the bases to develop specific programs to improve the work environment, propitiating
the comprehensive development of its workers to favor productivity and quality in the workplace, as well as the health of the university students and staff.
is either for propitiating
God for the sins or fulfilment of the desires and intentions.
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.
For example, Samten Karmay introduces a Bon canonical source for propitiating
gnyan spirits via the myth-and-ritual nexus.