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Methought I saw him placable and mild, Bending his ear; persuasion in me grew That I was heard with favor; peace return'd Home to my Breast, and to my memory His promise, that thy Seed shall bruise our Foe; Which then not minded in dismay, yet now Assures me that the bitterness of death Is past, and we shall live.
As a rule, even the most placable right-wingers cleave to the notion that homosexuality is a sin, and they probably always will.
Admitting that Davis made errors of military judgment in appointing commanders, he nevertheless refused to believe "that some more placable man than Davis could have made a better fight.