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  • O the of increase, growth, recuperation, The joy of soothing and pacifying, the joy of concord and harmony.
  • ) 4 Thus in silence in dreams’ projections, Returning, resuming, I thread my way through the hospitals, The hurt and wounded I pacify with soothing hand, I sit by the restless all the dark night, some are so young, Some suffer so much, I recall the experience sweet and sad, (Many a soldier’s loving arms about this neck have cross’d and rested, Many a soldier’s kiss dwells on these bearded lips.

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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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