Sentence Examples


  • He apparently tried to conciliate his father-in-law in the hope of bringing him into the League of Augsburg.
  • From that time, in spite of occasional indulgences shown to the Reformers, due to his desire to conciliate the Protestant powers, Francis gave a free hand to the party of repression, of which the most active and most pitiless member was Cardinal de Tournon; and the end of the reign was sullied by the massacre of the Waldenses (1545) Francis introduced new methods into government.
  • But Butler - for reasons satisfactory to himself, and eminently characteristic of the man; he hoped to conciliate his age!
  • The emperor Was still disposed to conciliate the Jews; and, at the instance of Agrippa, son of Agrippa I., Cumanus was banished.
  • Edward hoped still to conciliate the nobles and gain Scotland by a policy of clemency to all who did not dispute his authority.