After restoring some degree of peace and prosperity in his principality, Galen had to contend with a formidable insurrection on the part of the citizens of Munster; but at length this was crushed, and the bellicose bishop, who maintained a strong army, became an important personage in Europe.
He is said to have remarked with an oath after Jena that he would make the Spanish Bourbons pay for their recent bellicose proclamation.
The knight who joined the Crusades might thus still indulge the bellicose side of his genius - under the aegis and at the bidding of the Church; and in so doing he would also attain what the spiritual side of his nature ardently sought - a perfect salvation and remission of sins.
His pacific tendencies were shown by his systematic opposition to all bellicose excitement, by his maintaining M.
Instead of living in towns its bellicose inhabitants occupy isolated fortified buildings, and are constantly at war.
The diplomatic situation became for the moment very acute, but after a short period of bellicose talk the common-sense of both countries prevailed.
He was averse from violence, and never resorted to bellicose acts or to the employment of force save in the last extremity.
Was resolved upon a rupture at the first convenient opportunity, while the nation was, if possible, even more bellicose than the king.
Did they choose bellicose rhetoric out of fear of choosing the wrong side?
He had a bellicose attitude toward trying to break the deadlock on the Western Front.
How do you reconcile what local people are saying with the increasingly bellicose noises out of America?
It was one of several bellicose statements by one of its coalition partners.
It was one of the most bellicose elements in American society.
The bellicose noises made for war now were silent then.
There were several bellicose threats by the US and British governments against the DPRK and all other countries.
They will become more bellicose rather than diplomatic, more self-righteous and dismissive when criticized.