1932 was between world wars, in the middle of the depression.
Century-long wars had been fought in Damian's father's time over who claimed a discovered Oracle, no matter how competent the Oracle turned out.
Their turf wars and battle against the Dark One --and now Sasha --had stirred up some of the bloodiest wars in mankind's history.
I thought there weren't any wars right now.
He preferred land wars to the space wars and had been returning to the main craft when the ambush occurred.
She wasn't sure Qatwal deserved a peaceful existence after refusing to help Anshan, but for Evelyn's sake, she wanted the wars to end, even if A'Ran didn't want her anymore.
We've pulled in some of our deployed forces from the wars to assist, but they will take some time to arrive.
Both shook the proffered hand, surprised to be greeted by a man once charged with overseeing the wars abroad.
We'd be safer if we could manage the wars within our boundaries.
I trust you more than anyone, Jule, but these rumors of wars between immortals have been around for three generations of White Gods.
If he kept their attention divided and their focus on their turf wars, he was largely overlooked.
In due time he entered the military service, and fought through the civil wars until the peace in 1598.
And the souls of Henry V., Thomas, duke of Clarence, and all the dukes, earls, barons, knights, squires and other nobles and subjects of our father who during the time and in the service of our father and ourselves ended their lives in the wars of the kingdom of France, and for the souls of all the faithful departed."
Leo was deemed fortunate by his contemporaries, but an incurable malady, wars, enemies, a conspiracy of cardinals, and the loss of all his nearest relations darkened his days; and he failed entirely in his general policy of expelling foreigners from Italy, of restoring peace throughout Europe, and of prosecuting war against the Turks.
Through some perfect storm of wars, downturns, and disasters, the once-sunny outlook turned dark.
You could ask it, "What is the number of presidents of the United States born on Friday who have older sisters, multiplied by the number of wars lost by Bolivia?" and it could instantly give you an answer.
Wars in that same period—the most destructive wars in all of history—took a fraction of that number.
The publication of my little story in the Youth's Companion has brought me a large number of letters,--last week I received sixty-one!--and besides replying to some of these letters, I have many lessons to learn, among them Arithmetic and Latin; and, you know, Caesar is Caesar still, imperious and tyrannical, and if a little girl would understand so great a man, and the wars and conquests of which he tells in his beautiful Latin language, she must study much and think much, and study and thought require time.
Only the defeated and deserters go to the wars, cowards that run away and enlist.
He said that our wars with Bonaparte would be disastrous so long as we sought alliances with the Germans and thrust ourselves into European affairs, into which we had been drawn by the Peace of Tilsit.
On returning to France, to the bosom of the great, strong, magnificent, peaceful, and glorious fatherland, I should have proclaimed her frontiers immutable; all future wars purely defensive, all aggrandizement antinational.
And, indeed, human reason replies: every time conquerors appear there have been wars, but this does not prove that the conquerors caused the wars and that it is possible to find the laws of a war in the personal activity of a single man.