Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offences.
Do not rush out of the king's presence in haste -- do not delay when the matter is unpleasant, for he can do whatever he pleases.
1 Samuel 25:24
Falling at his feet, she said, "My lord, I accept all the guilt! But please let your female servant speak with my lord! Please listen to the words of your servant!
Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a soft tongue can break a bone.