- From Latin pācificātōrius. (Wiktionary)
“The system would be adopted, the article says, to put an end to the ruinous costs of "punitive expeditions of merely ephemeral pacificatory value.”
“Gasha (who, to judge by her angry flushed face, was in a state of great irritation) and Doctor Blumenthal — the latter a little man pitted with smallpox, who was endeavouring by tacit, pacificatory signs with his head and eyes to reassure the perturbed”
“The shouts of the crowd sounded pacificatory, entreating; they blended into a thick, indistinct babel, in which there was something hopeless and pitiful.”
“He was likewise in these pacificatory negotiations so active and vigilant — for, Vigilantibus jura subveniunt. ex l.pupillus. ff. quae in fraud.cred. et ibid. l.”
“Nay, commonly it bringeth a man under suspicion either of favoring some heresy or abating his zeal, if he do but attempt a pacificatory work.”
“After the adoption of this declaration, in which it was said "that they had counted the cost of the contest, and found nothing so dreadful as slavery," Jefferson was placed on a committee with Dr. Franklin and others, to consider and report on Lord North's pacificatory resolutions, which was denounced in the same spirit as it had been scouted previously by the provincial assemblies.”
“At this period he addressed a letter to General Guidal, in which he offered pacificatory proposals.”
“Authorship is becoming, if not already become, too much of a trade or craft to admit of such a pacificatory scheme: but the object of the association is one of the highest importance to literature, and we heartily wish it success.”
“Influences generally bad; pacificatory but bad, engaging you in idle, cloudy dreams; still worse, promoting composure among the palpably chaotic and discomposed; soothing all things into lazy peace; that all things may be left to themselves very much, and to the laws of gravity and decomposition.”
“While the leaders on both sides frequently deny that their organizations betoken the existence of a far-reaching fundamental class conflict, and, through ostensibly pacificatory organizations like the National Civic”
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