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.
Accused of not groveling enough before the godfather and his minions and propitiating
to the god at his groove with enough daily sacrifices of bullion vans, the principalities clinically removed the rug from under his feet in perhaps the most lamentable political plot in the history of party politics ever in Nigeria.
Instead of wasting our energy on propitiating
America, a country situated twelve and a half thousand kilometers away from Pakistan; we should focus on strengthening our ties with our immediate neighbours.'
Although penance has an objective of enhancing the will power of a person through self control, often the ordinary people understand penance as a means for propitiating
God for the sins one has committed.
It is yet to be confirmed whether the ritual fetched the desired results in propitiating
the uninvited spirits and leave the residents in peace.
A scared thread was tried to his right wrist as a symbol of blessings that come from propitiating
the holy rivers.
Extrusion polypropylene with maleic anhydride propitiating
the melt functionalization with 2,5-dimethyl-2,5-di (tertbutylperoxy) hexane
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.