He was a pacifist, though, and viewed his position on the Council as balancing out the outwardly aggressive predators.
Though outwardly he continued to live in the same old way, inwardly he began a new life.
During the period following the dissolution Cromwell's power appeared outwardly at least to be at its height.
In Sicily the Normans found the two most outwardly civilized of the nations of Europe, the two which had as yet carried the arts to the highest pitch.
Many religious teachers and many revolutionaries were crucified within this period; and the early Christians were outwardly distinguished from other Jews only by their scrupulous observance of religious duties.