Sentence Examples


  • There is nothing to show that this conversion was purely political; in any case it did little to mollify his enemies.
  • In order to mollify the Vatican he conceded the exequatur to forty-five bishops inimical to the Italian regime.
  • In August Marco Minghetti succeeded in forming a military league and a customs union between Tuscany, Romagna and the duchies, and in procuring the adoption of the Piedmontese codes; and envoys were sent to Paris to mollify Napoleon.
  • Nor did an extremely offensive performance of Voltaire's - the solemn partaking of the Eucharist at Colmar after due confession - at all mollify his enemies.
 
 

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