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And when those two brothers had arrived there, they began a course of fasting and asceticism to propitiate her.
THE KATH SARIT SGARASOMADEVA BHATTA
"A cantankerous old woman," I remember he had called her on that occasion, and had made no further effort to propitiate her.
ESTHERROSA NOUCHETTE CAREY
While, to propitiate intending settlers, he said he had been to Greenland, and so the land got a sunny name.
I was told it was a cholera goddess, and the dancing was to propitiate her and drive cholera out of the village.
To propitiate the Medicine, every attention is lavished, and every personal consideration is sacrificed. '
OREGON AND ELDORADOTHOMAS BULFINCH
We do not pray in order to create a friendly air, but to let it in, not to propitiate God but to appropriate Him.
THE WHOLE ARMOUR OF GODJOHN HENRY JOWETT
If 'Tildy thought to propitiate Uncle Remus, she was mistaken.
NIGHTS WITH UNCLE REMUSJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
Each Peri is trying to wear out the endurance of the rest, and to propitiate the doorkeepers by exemplary behaviour.
But it appeared to be the case of the old fable again, and in trying to propitiate all he pleased none.
GLORIES OF SPAINCHARLES W. WOOD
But Abraham would never have thought of slaying his son to propitiate his God, had not the custom been well established.
BRIDE OF THE MISTLETOEJAMES LANE ALLEN

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