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  • It is a time when we might properly call a moratorium on civic strife for strife's sake and when those who have responsibility for public services should on no account allow of their dislocation or failure.

    What Shall We Fight it With?

  • Here, perhaps, may be found the symbolic clue to the strife's cause.

    The Spenders A Tale of the Third Generation

  • Through forests, across clearings, over streams and bogs and into and out of ravines and thickets they had swept, seizing transiently a whole field battery, permanently hundreds of prisoners, and covering the strife's broad wake with even more appalling numbers of their own dead and wounded than of the foe's: wailing wounded, ghastly, grimy dead, who but yesterday were brothers, cousins and playmates of these very men snatching and searching the list.

    Kincaid's Battery

  • Gendered of strife, and strife's unhallowed passions,

    Poems of Paul Hamilton Hayne,

  • Necessity, moreover, is laid upon them to study a good habit of the body, coming as they do to blows with their fists for very strife's sake whenever they meet.

    Polity Athenians and Lacedaemonians

  • Wide our world displays its worth, man's strife and strife's success:

    The Poetry Of Robert Browning

  • Oft poverty meets them with mendicant looks, And care pushes by them with dirt-laden crooks; And strife's grazing wheels try between them to pass, And stubbornness blocks up the way on her ass,

    The Life of Thomas Telford

  • Questions and strife's of words characterized the disputes of the Abolitionists at Ephesus about slavery.

    Scriptural and Statistical Views in Favor of Slavery

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