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  • While you are there, it would help our work of ending stupor, lighting sparks of love and light, if you can give a tax-deductible peace-offering to The Shalom Center.

    Rabbi Arthur Waskow: Revolutionary Egypt: From Red Sea Of Old To Tahrir Square Now

  • The understandable belief, then, is that Ron has fallen on his sword, both as a peace-offering to the FIA, and as a means of pacifying the Hamiltons, père et son.

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  • Eugenia, hoping to aid her sister in performing a task, which she considered as a peace-offering to Indiana, said, she had already done.

    Camilla

  • As he talked to his friend Corentin, he mingled his lamentations with tears wrung from him by the thought of the melancholy prospects he must bequeath to his daughter, his idol, his treasure, his peace-offering to

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • The 5 boxes are the peace-offering/I-missed-you gift from my husband when he came back on Friday from his emergency trip to Shanghai.

    Reading, Writing, Cooking and Crafting: All the tea in China

  • It must be said that he was very far indeed from divining that his injudicious peace-offering of the flowers had stirred into life such a wearing, anxious, hopeful, despairing solicitude as this, which had been latent for some time during his constant meetings with the little stranger.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • But must all these advantages, purchased at the price of so much English blood and treasure, be at last sacrificed as a peace-offering?

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • Soon after that Mrs. Clavering rose to return home, having swallowed a peace-offering in the shape of a cup of tea.

    The Claverings

  • Her brother understood immediately the nature and intention of the peace-offering; but it was not so easy for him to behave well in the matter, as it was for Mr Harding.

    The Warden

  • It is hoped that a certain quarter of lamb will not have been forgotten — a quarter of lamb that was sent as a peace-offering from Exeter to Nuncombe Putney by the hands of Miss

    He Knew He Was Right

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