The life that went on in them seemed to me made up of evasions and negations; shifts to save cooking, to save washing and cleaning, devices to propitiate
the tongue of gossip.
The shrine of the saint was decorated with relics and votive offerings hung up by these superstitious beings, either to propitiate
her favor, or in gratitude for some signal deliverance in the wilderness.
At six Gryphus came back again, but alone; Cornelius tried to propitiate
him, but Gryphus growled, showed a large tooth like a tusk, which he had in the corner of his mouth, and went out backwards, like a man who is afraid of being attacked from behind.
Hareton, recovering from his disgust at being taken for a servant, seemed moved by her distress; and, having fetched the pony round to the door, he took, to propitiate
her, a fine crooked-legged terrier whelp from the kennel, and putting it into her hand, bid her whist!
Steady, master," said the man, stepping forward to propitiate
Miss Wilson, and evidently much oppressed by a sense of unwelcomeness.
You, sir, take no heed of this, and yet when Ulysses was before Troy did he not propitiate
you with many a burnt sacrifice?
"My name is Tom," I explained, "and I am from a country beyond Caspak." I thought it best to propitiate
him if possible, because of the necessity of conserving ammunition as well as to avoid the loud alarm of a shot which might bring other Band-lu warriors upon us.
Him Von Schmidt desired to please and propitiate
because from him could be obtained the Oakland agency for the bicycle.
Fain to accept his promise, and wishing to propitiate
him, Mr Wegg looks on as he sighs and pours himself out more tea, and then says, trying to get a sympathetic tone into his voice:
Finally, the head of the foreign relations portfolio reiterated our country's commitment to continue working in coordination with the Joint Presidency, integrated by Mexico as Permanent Presidency and the Dominican Republic as Pro Tempore Presidency in the second half of 2019, and with the Directorate Executive in cooperation projects aimed at sharing good practices in public policies related to the thematic axes of the Mesoamerica Project, as well as to propitiate
scenarios to advance in the fulfillment of the political and sectoral mandates emanating from the Tuxtla Summits.
Registrars of medical universities also propitiate
the governors with different favours and keep the issues suppressed.
For many years, the roadblocks have become sacrificial altars where the blood of innocent citizens have been spilled to propitiate
the angry and vengeful tin gods of larceny.