1 Mr. Spenlow seemed quite cowed by the gentlemanly sternness of Miss Murdstone's manner, and deprecated her severity with a conciliatory little wave of his hand.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
2 He was so extremely conciliatory in his manner that he seemed to apologize to the very newspaper for taking the liberty of reading it.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 59. RETURN
3 The tone was neither aggressive nor conciliatory: it revealed nothing of the speaker's errand.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
4 When she presented her basket at the scales, he had hoped for some concession, and addressed her in a sort of half conciliatory, half scornful tone; and she had answered with the bitterest contempt.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XXXV
5 And I do not think it of light importance that he should have attentive and conciliatory manners towards everybody, especially towards those to whom he owes his preferment.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane AustenGet Context In Chapter 18
6 In addition, four pigeons were sent to Foxwood with a conciliatory message, which it was hoped might re-establish good relations with Pilkington.
Animal Farm By George OrwellGet Context In Chapter VIII
7 For although before he had been regarded as the cruel persecutor of the people, he now showed himself so conciliatory in his bearing that men wondered at the sudden change in his character and disposition.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XL.