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Anna Karenina
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  • Darya Alexandrovna meanwhile having pacified the child, and knowing from the sound of the carriage that he had gone off, went back again to her bedroom.
  • Levin, guilty and shamefaced, but pacified, went back to his hotel.
  • He sent the men to mow some clover for hay, picking out the worst patches where the clover was overgrown with grass and weeds and of no use for seed; again and again they mowed the best acres of clover, justifying themselves by the pretense that the bailiff had told them to, and trying to pacify him with the assurance that it would be splendid hay; but he knew that it was owing to those acres being so much easier to mow.
  • "Yes, sa compagne called me, and I tried to pacify him, he’s very ill, and was dissatisfied with the doctor.

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  • The U.N. troops helped to pacify Bosnia
  • These were the people we had come to save, to pacify.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels

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