She apologized, but he would not be mollified and he continued to insist on speaking with her manager.
Head boys and waiters were mollifying the patrons, patting shoulders and clearing away the debris while straightening tables and producing new chairs and dispensing free glasses of whisky.
Robert Ludlum -- The Bourne Supremacy
The fact that he had in a measure mollified Carrie was a source of satisfaction to Hurstwood, but it furnished only the most temporary relief.
Theodore Dreiser -- Sister Carrie
It was only after I had mollified a rowdy assemblage of twenty or so Peruvians who worked for Korean greengrocers (they were protesting low wages and poor working conditions) that Jenkins and some others identified me as being capable and motivated.
Chang-rae Lee -- Native Speaker
...his father had been mollified and danger was over.
Henry Roth -- Call It Sleep
he had mollified the Savage into listening to his explanations,
Aldous Huxley -- Brave New World
"Of course," says Fulvia, obviously mollified by the response to her idea.
Suzanne Collins -- Mockingjay
This seems to mollify them, and they all...
Suzanne Collins -- Catching Fire
Mollified, Mayella gave Atticus a final terrified glance and said to Mr. Gilmer, "Well sir, I was on the porch and..."
Harper Lee -- To Kill a Mockingbird
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But she wasn’t completely mollified.
Wes Moore -- The Other Wes Moore
"We just want information," Piper said in her most calming voice. "We hear you know everything." Aeolus straightened his lapels and looked slightly mollified.
Rick Riordan -- The Lost Hero
A handful of men wanting their money back are hustled away to be mollified by the patches before their train of thought has an opportunity to spread.
Sara Gruen -- Water for Elephants
"Don’t tell the world what we’re trying to do," Jack whispered in a mollifying tone.
Richard Wright -- Native Son
Lady Grizzel was won by her humility and was mollified towards the little woman.
William Makepeace Thackeray -- Vanity Fair
He wants to mollify me, so that I’ll give up the idea of parting with him.
Samuel Beckett -- Waiting for Godot
"Damn right he don’t," said George, slightly mollified, "not if he wants to stay workin’ long."
John Steinbeck -- Of Mice and Men
Although this invitation was accompanied with a curtsey that might have softened the heart of a church-warden, it by no means mollified the beadle.
Charles Dickens -- Oliver Twist
Eragon apologized, and appearing somewhat mollified, Rhunon handed the sword back to him.
Christopher Paolini -- Brisingr
To mollify reporters, he would take Seabiscuit out onto the track during the heavily attended morning hours, but only for slow workouts or jogs.
Laura Hillenbrand -- Seabiscuit
Coon Jack set down, total mollified and contented, as was everybody else.
Forest Carter -- Education of Little Tree
Arwyl seemed mollified.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
I could tell she wanted a way out—some eloquent argument that would mollify her stepfather and allow her to follow her conscience.
Rick Riordan -- The Trials of Apollo
So at this point in the story, in order to mollify the publishers—the word "mollify" here means "get them to stop tearing their hair out in worry"—please allow me to give you a piece of advice, even though I don’t know anything about you.
Lemony Snicket -- The Wide Window
This made me look like a good guy, confident in the integrity of my product and willing to go to absurd lengths to ensure my client’s happiness, and more often than not the client was mollified and decided to keep the piece.
Donna Tartt -- The Goldfinch
He excused Keating at first; then he tried to mollify him, humbly and clumsily; then he conceived an unreasoning fear of Keating.
Ayn Rand -- The Fountainhead
"Well!" cried my sister, with a mollified glance at Mr. Pumblechook.
Charles Dickens -- Great Expectations
"Very well," said the Shade, mollified.
Christopher Paolini -- Eragon
’Oh, in that case I guess it’s okay,’ Colonel Korn said, mollified.
Joseph Heller -- Catch-22
But since he had called our names at the beginning of the service we were mollified.
Maya Angelou -- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Somewhat mollified by certain cups of very good coffee, he came out smiling and talking, in tolerably restored humor.
Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Uncle Tom’s Cabin
"That’s the way I’ll mix it and grind it for our next rocket," I told him, and he was mollified.
Homer Hickam -- October Sky
"In a — a fan magazine," he improvised wildly and Krum looked mollified.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
She was not sure what acquisitiveness meant but as he praised it she felt slightly mollified.
Margaret Mitchell -- Gone with the Wind
But Pearl, not a whit startled at her mother’s threats any more than mollified by her entreaties, now suddenly burst into a fit of passion, gesticulating violently, and throwing her small figure into the most extravagant contortions.
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The Scarlet Letter
She looked a little mollified , not much, but a little.
Stephen King -- Misery
’Oh, don’t give me that rubbish,’ said Hermione, but she looked slightly mollified as she led the way out into the damp courtyard.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Langdon’s students were always amused to learn that Da Vinci eventually mollified the confraternity by painting them a second, "watered-down" version of Madonna of the Rocks in which everyone was arranged in a more orthodox manner.
Dan Brown -- The Da Vinci Code
He sounded slightly mollified.
Stephenie Meyer -- Eclipse
In vain the voice of Mr Canvasser Bloom was heard endeavouring to urge, to mollify, to refrain.
James Joyce -- Ulysses
Mrs. Shimerda, leaning out of the window, enjoyed the situation keenly, and was sorry when Antonia sent Mary away, mollified by an apronful of bottle-tomatoes.
Willa Cather -- My Antonia
But he mollified me by making an oriental bow, and saying—"With submission, sir, it was generous of me to find you in stationery on my own account."
Herman Melville -- Bartleby, the Scrivener: a Story of Wall Street
"All right then," said Francie mollified.
Betty Smith -- A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Mr. Chillip was fluttered again, by the extreme severity of my aunt’s manner; so he made her a little bow and gave her a little smile, to mollify her.
Charles Dickens -- David Copperfield
Somewhat mollified, he sat down again.
E.M. Forster -- A Room With A View
Very cool and mollifying.
James Joyce -- A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
There was a sort of scornful forbearance in the woman’s tone that made Paul know she was mollified.
D.H. Lawrence -- Sons and Lovers
"Then don’t talk in that wrong manner," says Mr. Bucket, mollified again.
Charles Dickens -- Bleak House
"Ah, good, good; that’s all right, then," answered the Doctor, at once mollified.