Sentence Examples with the word mollify

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.

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.

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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.