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.
Nicotera, minister of the interior, began his administration of home affairs by a sweeping change in the personnel of the prefects, sub-prefects and public prosecutors, but found himself obliged to incur the wrath of his supporters by prohibiting Radical meetings likely to endanger public order, and by enunciating administrative principles which would have befitted an inveterate Conservative.
Romas was all business by the time they rounded the corner; he even released Evelyn's hand and quickened his step into one that befitted a warrior prince.
As befitted an unromanized region, the local government was unlike that of Italy or Narbonensis.