The fast was a suitable concomitant of that contrition which befitted the occasion.
The greater part of the sanctuary was left uncovered, as best befitted a dwelling-place of the sun.
As befitted an unromanized region, the local government was unlike that of Italy or Narbonensis.
Of schools or colleges for the purposes of a higher education befitted to the sons of noblemen and the more wealthy merchants there are absolutely none; but the village school is an ever-present and very open spectacle to the passer-by.
For the Society, as befitted the great exponent of authority and the keeper of the consciences of many kings, had always been on the side of political autocracy; and therefore it became increasingly unpopular, when once the tide of French intelligence began to set in the direction of revolutionary reform.