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The Aeneid
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  • Let us the land which Heav’n appoints, explore; Appease the winds, and seek the Gnossian shore.
  • ’T is true, a soldier can small honor gain, And boast no conquest, from a woman slain: Yet shall the fact not pass without applause, Of vengeance taken in so just a cause; The punish’d crime shall set my soul at ease, And murm’ring manes of my friends appease.’
  • My sire Anchises crown’d a cup with wine, And, off’ring, thus implor’d the pow’rs divine: ’Ye gods, presiding over lands and seas, And you who raging winds and waves appease, Breathe on our swelling sails a prosp’rous wind, And smooth our passage to the port assign’d!’
  • Wake, son of Venus, from thy pleasing dreams; And, when the setting stars are lost in day, To Juno’s pow’r thy just devotion pay; With sacrifice the wrathful queen appease: Her pride at length shall fall, her fury cease.

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  • The President is thought to have made the statement to appease the party faithful.
  • If I fail English because I didn’t do my homework, there will be no appeasing my mother.

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