The old lady recognized that, as the eyes and the ears of the lama, he was to be propitiated
This evening he will be casually looking into the iron extinguishers at the door of Sir Leicester Dedlock's house in town; and to-morrow morning he will be walking on the leads at Chesney Wold, where erst the old man walked whose ghost is propitiated
with a hundred guineas.
If the poets speak truly, why then we had better be unjust, and offer of the fruits of injustice; for if we are just, although we may escape the vengeance of heaven, we shall lose the gains of injustice; but, if we are unjust, we shall keep the gains, and by our sinning and praying, and praying and sinning, the gods will be propitiated
, and we shall not be punished.
Perhaps he had propitiated
him by a promise of more white men to play with, by and by.
Even Miss Miggs, who was divided between admiration of Mr Chester and a mortal jealousy of her young mistress, had sufficient leisure to be propitiated
Monsieur Rigaud, indifferent to this distinction, propitiated
the father by laughing and nodding at the daughter as often as she gave him anything; and, so soon as he had all his viands about him in convenient nooks of the ledge on which he rested, began to eat with an appetite.
In Phoenician temples women prostituted themselves for hire in the service of religion, believing that by this conduct they propitiated
the goddess and won her favor.
The dancer along with the drummers recites the particular ritual song, which describes the myths and legends, of the deity of the shrine or the folk deity to be propitiated
the British by acknowledging in the Council conclusions that "ever closer union" may not be for everyone.
Funes says that following the withdrawal of Soviet support, "the critical situation created in Cuban agriculture propitiated
the transformation of the agrarian structure and the reach of a new technological, economic, ecological and social dimension, with the end of achieving food security with new methods and strategies.
However, in this story, the audience of this story is expected to sympathise with the offering, that is, with the goat, rather than with the "beheaders", whose cruelty is represented as being too excessive and gross to be propitiated
2) Apparently AElfric's intention was that these texts were used as "ready-made lectures" for novice preachers; therefore, he propitiated
the combinations of the two volumes and the circulation of copies what resulted in the preservation of them to our days in up to twenty-seven manuscripts (Sisam 1967: 156).