The latter, sure of quelling
the tempest when the waves became too violent, allowed them to rise to a certain pitch that he might be revenged on the importunate Andrea, and besides it would afford him some recreation during the long day.
If, however, you are indulgent, but unable to make your authority felt; kind-hearted, but unable to enforce your commands; and incapable, moreover, of quelling
disorder: then your soldiers must be likened to spoilt children; they are useless for any practical purpose.
Looking fiercely up, with a madman's impulse to struggle with and rend asunder his opponent, he found himself powerless beneath a calm, stern eye, which possessed the mysterious property of quelling
frenzy at its height.
A mutiny has been the result; and, as is usual upon such occasions, all human efforts will be of no avail in quelling
With difficulty he kept the ape from her throat, and after a time succeeded in quelling
But at once quelling
the storm within her, she sat down and began talking to their guest.
Having conquered the violence of his feelings, he appeared to despise himself for being the slave of passion; and quelling
the dark tyranny of despair, he led me again to converse concerning myself personally.
The Chinese central bank said that it was not the right time to relax monetary policy, effectively quelling
speculation on a rate decision by the central bank.
The Freedom Tower's redesigned lobby will feature 50-tall ceilings, quelling
complaints that, to borrow part of an old a phrase used comparing the old and current Penn Stations, one would enter the new WTC like a rat.
Among them is the need for water cannons which were instrumental in quelling
the disorder unleashed on the people of Dublin during the May Day protests in 2004.