When Elizabeth ascended the throne, Dee was asked by Lord Dudley to name a propitious day for the coronation.
At these goats were sacrificed to him with libations of wine and milk, and he was implored to be propitious to fields and flocks.
At the same time a song was sung, in which the god was entreated to be propitious in the coming year.
The Roman made an expiatory offering, and prayed, Whatever god or goddess thou art to whom this grove is sacred, be propitious to me, my family, and children, etc.
Was a good horseman, and had circumstances been more propitious he might have left his mark in the sporting annals of the country.