The mother’s consternation was excessive; but it could not surpass the alarm of the Miss Steeles, and every thing was done by all three, in so critical an emergency, which affection could suggest as likely to assuage the agonies of the little sufferer.
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The panel will have an equal number of Democrats and Republicans to help assuage concern that it could be used for political ends.
The police chief made a statement that assuaged many people’s worst fears.