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  • With a peacemaker's steadfastness, the Green Party, which is the dominant political force in Kreuzberg, has stepped into the breach.

    Kreuzberg Bellyaches Over Kebab Tourism

  • The peacemaker's love for enemies seems impractical when terrorists blow up our buildings and kill thousands.

    Eric Simpson: The Call to Love Our Enemies (Including Terrorists)

  • According to Apter, Beth the peacemaker's refrain of "Birds in their little nests agree" bears no relation to the real world whatever – she cited research on eagles which shows that of the two chicks normally produced by a mother, the elder will generally terrorise the younger until it dies of its wounds or starves to death.

    Literature's great sister acts

  • Predictably, this self-proclaimed peacemaker's hermetically sealed mind conveniently ignored a fact that has smacked the rest of the world across the face: Bush's illegal, immoral, unprovoked invasion (akin to Hitler's invasion of Poland) has lasted some 1,762 days - or more than a full year longer than it took U.S. forces (with the indispensable assistance of the Soviet Union and Great Britain) to win World War II.

    For Bush and McCain, Iraqis are merely "ropes for American dirty laundry"

  • I would argue that Sen. Obama's desire to damp-down difference is part of the peacemaker's way.

    Stacy Parker Aab: Obama's Way

  • Napoleon had won the _noblesse_, too, {177} by his feats of arms, and the peacemaker's decrees had reconciled the foreign cabinets.

    Heroes of Modern Europe

  • From that day, at the cock-fights and horse-races, which were their common sports, he became the chosen umpire; and when the entertainment broke up in a row -- a not uncommon occurrence -- he acted the peacemaker without suffering the peacemaker's usual fate.

    McClure's Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 2, January, 1896

  • So the young peacemaker's mind was set at rest upon this subject, at least, and after giving him a trifle more advice, and favoring him with a few more sage axioms, she prepared to take her departure.

    Vagabondia 1884

  • At least, he trusted that her last hours might be crowned by the peacemaker's joy, and that she might see strife and bitterness laid aside between Oliver, and Henry's only surviving son.

    Dynevor Terrace: or, the clue of life — Volume 2

  • They ate the "bribes," however, as they called the fruit, admired the pretty trinkets and toys, and longed to share in the mild festivities of the pleasant house over the way, but stood firm in spite of all Rosy's wiles, till something unexpected happened to touch their hearts, conquer their foolish pride, and crown the little peacemaker's efforts with success.

    A Garland for Girls

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