To make peaceful to soothe
- To make peaceful; to soothe.
- To subdue; to tame; to daunt.
(v. t.) To render quiet; to soothe.
- (v. t.) To subdue; to tame; to daunt.
CORNELIUS JANSEN (1585-1638), bishop of Ypres, and father of the religious revival known as Jansenism, was born of humble Catholic parentage at Accoy in the province of Utrecht on the 28th of October 1585.