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  • He pooh-poohed my thanks jovially-I was sitting up in my cot in Barclay's back-parlour looking pale and interesting-and was all agog to know who I was, for there hadn't been time to introduce myself before I'd keeled over, and how I'd come to be booming up from the Jornada with paint on my face and a war-party at my heels.


  • Leaving the Saline, this war-party crossed over to the valley of the Solomon, a more thickly settled region, and where the people were in better circumstances, their farms having been started two or three years before.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • The "scratching-tubes" were the most curious piece of war-party equipment; they were carried by the youngest men who had not yet made four warpaths, and who were forbidden either to scratch themselves with their fingers or let water touch their lips during the campaign.


  • There were a few grins even among the crowd, but not from my lady; she was forward in a trice, demanding to know who was Vasco to put in his oar, and why should I, who had counted coup and killed for her, be at the trouble of chastising an upstart who had barely made his fourth war-party?


  • They were at once pursued by General Sully with a small force, but by the time he reached the Cimarron the war-party had finished its raid on tHe upper Arkansas, and so many Indians combined against Sully that he was compelled to withdraw to Fort Dodge, which he reached not without considerable difficulty, and after three severe fights.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • "I'll look for you in the first war-party!" cries he, and then became all solemn.


  • Waging war with indifference to the casualties on both sides may be characteristic of a war-ready culture, but it is not generally American, and the rest of America's cultures have been very hard for the war-party to convince on this score.

    Jane Smiley: Jane's Bingo! Award for Most Informative Book of 2006

  • You, progressive bloggers, becomethe spintool of the war-party.

    How Progressives Are Working Hard to Elect McCain

  • What a pleasure to watch the war-party delaminate.

    Flynt Leverett Calls Ken Pollack 'Flat-Out Wrong'

  • Hanoverian dominions had rendered him most unpopular in his English kingdom, with Mr. Pitt at the head of the anti-German war-party, all of a sudden, Mr. Pitt becoming Minister, the rest of the empire applauded the war as much as they had hated it before.

    The Memoires of Barry Lyndon


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