The royal power, however, can only pardon when private resentment is appeased.
Had the king consented at once to the administrative autonomy of Belgium, and appointed the prince of Orange governor of the southern Netherlands, it is probable that the revolt might have been appeased.
But the just resentment of Johnson was not to be so appeased.
He was also quick in his anger, but easily appeased."
She drew his blood into her mouth, immediately appeased by the elusive flavor that made her blood burn.