If on my nation just revenge you seek, And ’t is t’ appear a foe, t’ appear a Greek; Already you my name and country know; Assuage your thirst of blood, and strike the blow: My death will both the kingly brothers please, And set insatiate Ithacus at ease.’
His wand and holy words, the viper’s rage, And venom’d wounds of serpents could assuage.
Meantime the mother goddess, full of fears, To Neptune thus address’d, with tender tears: "The pride of Jove’s imperious queen, the rage, The malice which no suff’rings can assuage, Compel me to these pray’rs; since neither fate, Nor time, nor pity, can remove her hate: Ev’n Jove is thwarted by his haughty wife; Still vanquish’d, yet she still renews the strife.
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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.