But in the special constabulary your sergeant is a man to be placated.
There are ways given to women whereby men of his type can be placated.
Revenue officers have perhaps been placated in the same way.
Nevertheless, at the present moment Clarence was to be placated.
If she should tell him everything, and he should refuse to be placated—what could she do then?
The men who were lighting the lanterns were obliged to intervene before he could be placated.
She hardly knew how to answer this, and yet her wrath was not placated.
But he was mistaken if he supposed that he had placated Cecilia.
All Rome purified itself from sin, made offerings, and placated the Immortals.
Until she had placated Providence, she would not be allowed to forget.