War sentence example

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  • The war is on.
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  • He had a feeling the war was just starting to get interesting.
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  • "Common knowledge the war spilled over," the Watcher snapped.
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  • We got a war to fight and women waiting for us.
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  • He hesitated, at war with himself.
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  • You know they're at war with each other and playing games with us here on earth.
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  • As his adopted brothers in the war against evil, the two of them were his equals.
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  • You can't fix a war that's been on for hundreds of thousands of years.
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  • Now, let's move on to the political factors that will cause war to cease.
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  • World War II ushered in the age of nuclear weapons.
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  • Its end led directly to the Cold War, which consumed inconceivable amounts of money and almost pushed the world to the brink of nuclear devastation.
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  • But in making the case that war can and will be ended, I have my work cut out for me.
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  • Back then before the war we used to take the train, later the bus.
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  • If there can be a day without war, then there can be two days without it.
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  • We had world war three over it.
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  • But all along, they believed they would ultimately prevail—and not just win the war, but also do something epic that would change the course of history for all time.
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  • A long war, not with cranes, but with weeds, those Trojans who had sun and rain and dews on their side.
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  • In this book, I maintain the future will be without ignorance, disease, hunger, poverty, and war, and I support those assertions with history, data, and reason.
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  • After all, we have had war almost constantly throughout history and yet have still managed to progress.
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  • But I warn you, if you don't tell me that this means war, if you still try to defend the infamies and horrors perpetrated by that Antichrist--I really believe he is Antichrist--I will have nothing more to do with you and you are no longer my friend, no longer my 'faithful slave,' as you call yourself!
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  • The two types of beings had last brought their war to the mortal realm during the time of the Schism, when they'd almost destroyed the universe.
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  • Instead of war in his background, there was peacemaking and diplomacy from the beginning.
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  • He would do many more before the war was over.
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  • I am also a historian with a full understanding of how poverty, disease, ignorance, famine, and war have dominated life on this planet.
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  • Under what conditions can we claim victory in this war on disease?
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  • A few years later, with the United States again at war, most of its top medical minds were engaged in the war effort.
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  • The following chapter catalogs the difficulties inherent in trying to end war, which in the past brought misery and destruction and in the future could bring annihilation.
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  • Maybe war does serve some purpose.
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  • Whatever the case in the past, war in the future can serve no useful purpose.
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  • As Denzel Washington's character observed in the movie Crimson Tide, "In the nuclear world, the true enemy is war itself."
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  • It is an acknowledgement that war is completely a choice and our choice can be "no."
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  • After all, World War I was called The War to End War.
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  • Alder's Bridge was re-named Brockville, after the first soldier fatality of World War Two!
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  • She belonged with him, even if she was second rung to his war against bad guys or even if he was never able to devote himself to any one woman at all.
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  • There was the customary group of tourists with names like Bud and Ethel and Elmer and Clara— names not assigned to anyone born after World War II.
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  • I thought a daughter was just an excuse to declare war on everyone.
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  • The only brother not to declare outright war on him, Kiki was a distant second to Andre in his tepid support of their black sheep of a young brother.
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  • He sang of war, and of bold rough deeds, and of love and sorrow.
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  • Then came World War I, which utilized these institutions and greatly expanded the size of the federal government.
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  • All right then, not the cavalry, but a marshaling of arguments and observations that will show how the end of war is inevitable, or nearly so.
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  • Such a house my father built after the Civil War, and when he married my mother they went to live in it.
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  • Then war can become obsolete, as foreign to us as slavery and public hangings.
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  • Half the population of his planet had been decimated by famine and war.
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  • His youngest sister, Talal, stood in the doorway to his war quarters, her gaze hopeful.
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  • In war, they were savage and cruel; for war always makes men so.
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  • Journalist Brooks Atkinson, said: "After each war, there is a little less democracy left to save."
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  • When the Civil War broke out, he fought on the side of the South and became a brigadier-general.
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  • After the war was over the family moved to Memphis, Tennessee.
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  • Where there's a war?
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  • The men spoke among themselves, swapping war stories and discussing the Tucson Sector's influx of vamps.
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  • Under the cloud of war, it is humanity hanging itself on a cross of iron.
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  • When the leaders of nations decide war is the best choice, they should know better.
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  • We love war movies.
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  • Since war historically has interrupted the flow of consumer goods, and would do so even more in our present interconnected world, preserving our hard-earned possessions provides an additional disincentive to war.
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  • This was done in large part because the two powers came so close to going to war over the Cuban Missile Crisis.
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  • As I drew a still fresher soil about the rows with my hoe, I disturbed the ashes of unchronicled nations who in primeval years lived under these heavens, and their small implements of war and hunting were brought to the light of this modern day.
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  • But the only true America is that country where you are at liberty to pursue such a mode of life as may enable you to do without these, and where the state does not endeavor to compel you to sustain the slavery and war and other superfluous expenses which directly or indirectly result from the use of such things.
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  • It looked like a war zone and smelled like a cesspool.
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  • A young girl—not Melissa—rushed up to Billy and hugged him like a war bride.
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  • "I guess he's not a war prisoner in the traditional sense," Evelyn replied.
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  • "You may enter, uncle," Talal said, and stopped in front of the war quarters.
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  • You couldn't have been twenty-one during the war and voted for FDR.
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  • If they hadn't gone off playing those silly war games, Rosie the riveter would have stayed at home barefoot and pregnant the way women belong.
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  • No. It wasn't a silly war.
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  • She knew what Xander was; after all, she was the one who taught him war and bloodlust.
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  • What did happen to a weapon after a victor won his war?
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  • I wish I'd been involved in the latest war to protect my kind.
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  • I guess that's the punishment for our roles in the Schism – being pushed aside and forced to watch, Eden said, referring to the war that severed the two realms completely from one another.
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  • These rules were borrowed almost word for word from the project drawn up at the Brussels international conference of 1874, which, though never ratified, was practically incorporated in the army regulations issued by the Russian government in connexion with the war of 18 77-7 8.
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  • He encouraged the cities, and not content with issuing proclamations against private war, formed alliances with the princes in order to enforce his decrees.
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  • The Diet, which met in 1839, supported the agitation for the release of the prisoners, and refused to pass any government measures; Metternich long remained obdurate, but the danger of war in 1840 obliged him to give way.
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  • The agitation had no immediate effect, but the indignation which he aroused against Russian policy had much to do with the strong anti-Russian feeling which made the Crimean War possible.
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  • An attempt to organize a Hungarian legion during the Crimean War was stopped; but in 1859 he entered into negotiations with Napoleon, left England for Italy, and began the organization of a Hungarian legion, which was to make a descent on the coast of Dalmatia.
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  • Taking heart, the exiled barons gathered together some troops, and war began in the neighbourhood of Rome.
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  • In 1916 they were barred from circulation in Canada " because of garbled despatches " concerning the World War.
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  • After America's entrance into the war they were frequently charged with disloyalty and in many towns attempts were made to suppress them.
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  • He had just been admitted to the bar, but on the outbreak of war he at once offered his services to the governor, and became lieutenant-colonel and then colonel of the 42nd Ohio Volunteers, recruited largely from among his former students.
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  • From 391 they were virtually at war.
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  • In 285 he was one of the ambassadors sent to the Tarentines to dissuade them from making war on the Romans.
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  • The most active period of his life is that of his command on the Lakes during the War of 1812.
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  • When the cruising season of the lake was nearly over he in his turn retired to Sackett's Harbor, and did not leave it for the rest of the war.
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  • The year which marked the close of the Lateran council was also signalized by Leo's unholy war against the duke of Urbino.
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  • Guicciardini reckoned the cost of the war to Leo at the prodigious sum of 800,000 ducats.
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  • The war of Urbino was further marked by a crisis in the relations between pope and cardinals.
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  • Other promotions were for political or family considerations or to secure money for the war against Urbino.
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  • In 1 774 the governor of Virginia, Lord Dunmore, himself led a force over the mountains, and a body of militia under General Andrew Lewis dealt the Shawnee Indians under Cornstalk a crushing blow at Point Pleasant at the junction of the Kanawha and the Ohio rivers, but Indian attacks continued until after the War of Independence.
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  • It was invaded by the Paraguayans in the war of 1860-65.
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  • The inhabitants sided with Athens during the Peloponnesian War, and during the Roman invasion their city was of considerable importance.
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  • About 1639 he entered upon the career of an itinerant preacher, and for preaching in various parts of Wales he was twice arrested in 1640; however, he was not punished and during the Civil War he preached in and around London.
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  • The city is a product of the industrial transformation in the southern states since the Civil War.
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  • They played a brilliant part in the War of Independence (1821-1829), and to-day supply the Greek army with its best soldiers.
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  • Their only obligation to the Turkish government is to furnish a contingent in time of war; the only law they recognize is either traditional custom(adet) or the unwritten Kanun-i Leks Dukajinit, a civil and criminal code, so called from its author, Leka Dukajini, who is supposed to have lived in the 13th or 14th century.
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  • Fenwick Williams. In 1861 he became director-general of engineers at the War Office, assisting General Milutin in the reorganization of the army.
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  • This rapid absorption of the khanates brought Russia into close proximity to Afghanistan, and the reception of Kaufmann's emissaries by the Amir was a main cause of the British war with Afghanistan in 1878.
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  • In the last year of the war she was accompanied into Guienne by the duc de Nemours, her intimacy with whom gave La Rochefoucauld an excuse for abandoning her, and who himself immediately returned to his old mistress the duchesse de Chevreuse.
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  • During what is called the Second Mithradatic War, Murena invaded Pontus without any good reason in 83, but was defeated in 82.
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  • During the Crimean War its fortifications were destroyed (1855) by the Russians themselves.
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  • After the publication of the Plaine Discovery, Napier seems to have occupied himself with the invention of secret instruments of war, for in the Bacon collection at Lambeth Palace there is a document, dated the 7th of.
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  • The union was not perfect; the presbytery of Donegal was for three years in revolt against the synod; and in 1762 a second presbytery of Philadelphia was formed; but the strength of the synod increased rapidly and at the outbreak of the War of Independence it had 11 presbyteries and 132 ministers.
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  • - During the War of Independence the Presbyterian churches suffered severely.
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  • At the close of the War the Presbyterian bodies began at once to reconstruct themselves.
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  • (New School), and a part of the presbytery of Mahoning, Pa., (Old School); this synod, then numbering five presbyteries with 43 ministers, joined the New School Assembly during the Civil War.
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  • Just before the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861 these churches numbered 3.
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  • At the close of the Civil War this Southern Church adopted the name of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States.
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  • Thomas, and a monolithic shaft to the memory of General John Ellis Wool (1784-1869), who served with distinction in the War of 1812 and in the Mexican War, and in the Civil War commanded for a time the Department of Virginia.
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  • After the close of the war there was an influx of settlers from Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Vermont; a town was laid out on the Van der Heyden farm, and in 1789 the name of Troy was selected in town meeting; and in 1791 the town of Troy was formed from part of Rensselaerwyck.
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  • Troy benefited financially by the War of 1812, during which contracts for army beef were filled here.
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  • During the Civil War army supplies, ammunition and cannon, and the armour-plate and parts of the machinery for the "Monitor" were made here.
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  • In the war of 1665 the Dutch under Admiral Opdam were defeated off Lowestoft by the English fleet commanded by the duke of York.
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  • Spain reconquered the duchies in the war of succession (1745); they were recovered by Austria in 1746; and Maria Theresa again surrendered them to Don Philip, infante of Spain, in 1748.
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  • As contrasted with Indra the war god, Varuna is the lord of the natural laws, the upholder of the physical and moral order of the universe.
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  • The name is generally applied not only to the order of Ku Klux Klan, but to other similar societies that existed at the same time, such as the Knights of the White Camelia, a larger order than the Klan; the White Brotherhood; the White League; Pale Faces; Constitutional Union Guards; Black Cavalry; White Rose; The '76 Association; and hundreds of smaller societies that sprang up in the South after the Civil War.
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  • He took some part in the political events of the time; in 994 he was a hostage in the hands of the Northmen, and he was not unfamiliar with the actualities of war.
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  • During the first half of the 19th century civil war and despotic government seriously restricted the natural growth of the country, but since the definite organization of the republic in 1860 and the settlement of disturbing political controversies, the population had increased rapidly.
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  • The cabinet is composed of eight ministers - the heads of the government departments of the interior, foreign affairs, finance, war, marine, justice, agriculture, and public works.
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  • This illicit commerce went on steadily till 1739, when it led to an outbreak of war between England and Spain, which put an end to the asiento.
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  • Foremost among the leaders of the revolutionary armies were Manuel Belgrano, and after March 1812 General Jose de San Martin, an officer who had gained experience against the French in the Peninsular War.
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  • The jealousy of the provinces, however, against the capital led to a series of disturbances, and for many years continual civil war devastated every part of the country.
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  • The Brazilians were defeated, notably at Ituzaingo, and in 1827 the war issued in the independence of Uruguay.
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  • He was shot (December 9, 1828), by the order of Lavalle, and during the year 1828 the country was given up to the horrors of civil war.
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  • Causes of friction still remained, but they did not develop into open quarrels, for Mitre was content to leave Urquiza in his province of Entre Rios, and the other administrators (caudillos) in their several governments, a large measure of autonomy, trusting that the position and growing commercial importance of Buenos Aires would inevitably tend to make the federal capital the real centre of power of the republic. In 1865 the Argentines were forced into war with Paraguay through the overbearing attitude of the president Francisco Solano Lopez.
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  • In the month of June 1880, President Avellaneda and his ministers left Buenos Aires, and this act was considered by the porteno leaders equivalent to a declaration of war.
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  • But the two generals were equally averse to a contest a outrance, which could only end in civil war.
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  • Public opinion, excited by the prospect of a war with Chile, naturally supported the candidature of General Roca, and he elected without opposition (12th October 1898).
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  • The other ministries with the largest outgoings were the ministry of war (the expenditure of which rose from 254 millions in 1895 to over 30 millions in 1995), the ministry of marine (103/4 millions in 1895, over 123/4 millionsin 1905), the ministry of public works (with an expenditure in 1905 of over 20 millions, 10 millions of which was assigned to posts, telegraphs and telephones) and the ministry of public instruction, fine arts and public worship, the expenditure on education having risen from 73/4 millions in 1895 to 93/4 millions in 1905.
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  • This large increase is to be accounted for by the fact that during the Napoleonic rgime the government steadily refused to issue inconvertible paper currency or to meet war expenditure by borrowing.
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  • It is at the disposal of the minister of war, who can decree the recall of all men discharged to the reserve the previous year and all those whose time of service has for any reason been shortened.
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  • The advantages of a purely territorial system have tempted various War Ministers to apply it, but the results were not good, owing to the want of uniformity in the military qualities and the political subordination of the different districts.
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  • The full number of persons liable to be called upon for military service and engaged in such service is calculated (1908) as 4,800,000, of whom 1,350,000 of the active army and the younger classes of army reserve would constitute the field armies set on foot at the outbreak of war.
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  • 15o,ooo horses and mules are maintained on a peace footing and oo,ooo on a war footing.
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  • In war the latter would probably remain at the ministry of war in Paris, and the generalissimo would have his own chief of staff.
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  • The ministry of war is divided into branches for infantry, cavalry, &c.and services for special subjects such as military law, explosives, health, &c. The general staff (stat major de larme) has its functions classed as follows: personnel; material and finance; 1st bureau (organization and mobilization), 2nd (intelligence), 3rd (military operations and training) and 4th (communications and transport); and the famous historical section.
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  • It is convenient, to mention in this place certain institutions attached to the war department and completing the French military organization.
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  • He is thus commander-in-chief, as also governor-designate for time of war, but his authority does not extend to ships belonging to organized squadrons or divisions.
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  • The ordnance department of the navy is carried on by a large detachment of artillery officers and artificers provided by the war office for this special duty.
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  • Winston was founded in 1851 as the countyseat and was named in honour of Major Joseph Winston (1746-1815), a famous Indian fighter, a soldier during the War of Independence and a representative in Congress in1793-1795and 1803-1807.
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  • When war was regarded as likely the martinella was attached to the door of the church of Santa Maria in the Mercato Nuovo in Florence and rung to warn both citizens and enemies.
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  • Its early - Protestant sympathies placed it on the side of Sweden during the Thirty Years' War, and in 1628 it successfully resisted a siege of eleven weeks by Wallenstein, who had sworn to take it "though it were chained to heaven."
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  • In early times the war of the Epigoni was a favourite subject of epic poetry.
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  • At the end of the war, Caesar bestowed upon Bocchus part of the territory of Massinissa, Juba's ally, which was recovered after Caesar's murder by Massinissa's son Arabion.
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  • After a period of inaction war between the two countries again became imminent in 1209; but a peace was made at Norham, and about three years later another amicable arrangement was reached.
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  • The western pediment, which is more conservative in type, represents the earlier expedition of Heracles and Telamon against Troy; the eastern, which is bolder and more advanced, probably refers to episodes in the Trojan war.
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  • There was but one war, and it lasted from 488 to 481.
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  • That Athens had the worst of it in this war is certain.
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  • The change in Athenian foreign policy, which was consequent upon the ostracism of Cimon in 461, led to what is sometimes called the First Peloponnesian War, in which the brunt of the fighting fell upon Corinth and Aegina.
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  • In the first winter of the Peloponnesian War (431 B.C.) Athens expelled the Aeginetans, and established a cleruchy in their island.
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  • At the end of the Peloponnesian War Lysander restored the scattered remnants of the old inhabitants to the island, which was used by the Spartans as a base for operations against Athens in the Corinthian War.
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  • Commerce was the source of Aegina's greatness, and her trade, which appears to have been principally with the Levant, must have suffered seriously from the war with Persia.
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  • In the war of independence it was repeatedly subjected to pillage and slaughter by both parties in the strife, and did not recover its losses for many years.
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  • In 1848, when Prussia made war on Denmark, Lauenburg was occupied at her own request by some Hanoverian troops, and was then administered for three years under the authority of the German confederation, being restored to Denmark in 1851.
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  • Definitely incorporated with this country in 1853, it experienced another change of fortune after the short war of 1864 between Denmark on the one side and Prussia and Austria on the other, as by the peace of Vienna (30th of October 1864) it was ceded with Schleswig and Holstein to the two German powers.
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  • One remarkable discovery, however, of general interest, was the outcome of a long series of delicate weighings and minute experimental care in the determination of the relative density of nitrogen gas - undertaken in order to determine the atomic weight of nitrogen - namely, the discovery of argon, the first of a series of new substances, chemically inert, which occur, some only in excessively minute quantities, as constituents of the 1 The barony was created at George IV.'s coronation in 1821 for the wife of Joseph Holden Strutt, M.P. for Maldon (1790-1826) and Okehampton (1826-1830), who had done great service during the French War as colonel of the Essex militia.
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  • His temper quickly led him into quarrels with the minister of war, and he resigned his command in 1850.
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  • Bethlen no sooner felt firmly seated on his throne than he seized the opportunity presented to him by the outbreak of the Thirty Years' War to take up arms in defence of the liberties and the constitution of the extra-Transylvanian Hungarian provinces, with the view of more effectually assuring his own position.
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  • Bethlen accepted the title but refused to be crowned, and war was resumed, till the defeat of the Czechs at the battle of the White Hill gave a new turn to affairs.
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  • The first war was concluded by the peace of Vienna, the second by the peace of Pressburg, both confirmatory of the peace of Nikolsburg.
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  • The Catalan revolt was pacified in 1472, but John had war, in which he was generally unfortunate, with his neighbour the French king till his death on the 20th of January 1479.
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  • His great-grandson, Charles, son of Philip of Artois, count of Eu, and Marie of Berry, played a conspicuous part in the Hundred Years' War.
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  • He was created a peer of France in 1458, and made governor of Paris during the war of the League of the Public Weal (1465).
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  • They were again confiscated in 1852, but were restored to the Orleans family by the National Assembly after the Franco-German War.
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  • But the Transvaal War of 1899-1902, to which Australia sent 6310 volunteers (principally mounted rifles), and the gradual increase of military sentiment, brought the question more to the front, and more and more attention was given to making Australian defence a matter of local concern.
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  • After the year 1884 Labour troubles became very frequent, the New South Wales coal miners in particular being at war with the colliery owners during the greater part of the six years intervening between then and what is called the Great Strike.
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  • He was ambassador at Berlin in 1866 at the time of the rupture between Prussia and Austria, and after the Seven Weeks' War was charged with the negotiation of the preliminaries of peace at Nikolsburg.
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  • By this time the duchy had increased considerably in extent, but petty wars with the other Saxon princes combined with the extravagance of the court and the desolation caused by the Seven Years' War to plunge it into distress and bankruptcy.
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  • The war with France at the beginning of this reign, with its attendant evils, quartering of troops, conscription and levies of money, joined with cattle disease and scanty harvests in plunging the land again into distress, from which it recovered very slowly.
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  • The war between the two pretenders was long and doubtful; on a coin Vonones mentions a victory over Artabanus.
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  • A war with Rome seemed inevitable.
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  • The emperor Caracalla, wishing to make use of this civil war for a conquest of the East in imitation of his idol, Alexander the Great, attacked the Parthians in 216.
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  • This proved to be the last pitched battle of the war, the Danes never again venturing to attack their once more invincible enemy in the open field.
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  • As early as the beginning of the 9th century Ameland was a lordship of the influential family of Cammingha who held immediately of the emperor, and in recognition of their independence the Amelanders were in 1369 declared to be neutral in the fighting between Holland and Friesland, while Cromwell made the same declaration in 1654 with respect to the war between England and the United Netherlands.
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  • He took part in the expedition of the Epigoni against Thebes and in the Trojan War.
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  • The former Royal Dockyard was made over to the War Office in 1872 and converted into stores, wharves for the loading of troopships, &c. The Royal Artillery Barracks, facing Woolwich Common, originally erected in 1775, has been greatly extended at different times, and consists of six ranges of Brick building, including a church in the Italian Gothic style erected in 1863, a theatre, and a library in connexion with the officers' mess-room.
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  • Opposite the barracks is the memorial to the officers and men of the Royal Artillery who fell in the Crimean War, a bronze figure of Victory cast out of cannon captured in the Crimea.
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  • It contains models of the principal dockyards and fortifications of the British empire, naval models of all dates, and numerous specimens of weapons of war from the remotest times to the present day.
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  • This charter provided that no war could be declared nor marriage concluded by the sovereign, nor taxes raised without the assent of the states, that natives were alone eligible for high office, and that the national language should be used in public documents.
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  • After the outbreak of the civil war, he was recalled by Caesar in 49, and entered his service, but took no active part against his old patron Pompey.
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  • He was about to write a treatise on the steam-engine, when the Polish War of Independence summoned him back to Warsaw in November 1830.
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  • Bern was in command and was seriously wounded in the last pitched battle of the war, fought there on the 9th of August.
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  • Before the World War about i 2 million skins were obtained annually at a cost of 6 to 8 roubles each.
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  • 1914 as the founder and director of organizations for providing raw materials, during the World War, for Prussia and the German Empire.
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  • War followed, in which Turkey was easily successful and gained a small rectification of frontier; then a few months later Crete was taken over "en depot" by the Four Powers - Germany and Austria not participating, - and Prince George of Greece was appointed their mandatory.
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  • From 1850 onwards it was again repaired and strengthened at great cost, and was considered impregnable; but in the war of 1864 the Prussians turned it by crossing the Schlei, .and it was abandoned by the Danes on the 6th of February without a blow.
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  • After the Social War it became a municipium and under Augustus a colony.
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  • He believed that the Union could be saved without a war, and that a policy of delay would prevent the secession of the border states, which in turn would gradually coax their more southern neighbours back into their proper relations with the Federal government.
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  • Finding himself overruled by the war party in the cabinet, on the 1st of April 1861, Seward suggested a war of all America against most of Europe, with himself as the director of the enterprise.
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  • It was then that the long war, called the Revolutionary War, began.
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  • The people there knew nothing about war and conquest.
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  • Coriolanus began at once to make ready for war against Rome.
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  • War, poverty, misery, and nearly one hundred million people dead came from what essentially was a single wrong turn.
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  • Now, I'm faced with explaining why the past was full of war but somehow the future will not be.
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  • During World War II, when General Patton got sacked for slapping a soldier whom he regarded as cowardly, the Germans couldn't believe it: Their officers could have soldiers shot without trial!
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  • After speaking about the economic costs of war, the burden it places on the economy, and the toll this takes on the people, Eisenhower closed by describing the peace proposals he was offering Russia and China.
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  • So did de Tocqueville, touring nineteenth-century America, when he wrote that "All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it."
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  • A full-scale, no-holds-barred, nuclear-missiles-raining-down kind of world war would profoundly change the course of human history for all time.
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  • My aim is to show you how war will end and convince you that the end of war is inevitable.
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  • Ending war does not mean compromising values.
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  • And when there was a war, like this one, it would be war!
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  • They did it for high level spooks during the cold war.
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  • Dusty closed his eyes to Travel and opened them, arriving to his favorite room in HQ, the war room.
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  • The world was flooded in some areas and on fire in others with still other parts blanketed in outright war.
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  • He wouldn't let someone like her get stuck in the middle of their war.
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  • They're the Guardians at the operational front of our war.
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  • She was reminded of a scene from a movie, where an army mobilized for war.
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  • She thinks he was even the mayor for a term, way back before the war.
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  • Cora was walking away already, leaving Deidre to her internal war.
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  • If what Tymkyn learned was true, the underworld itself was at war.
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  • I feel like I'm winning my battles but losing the war.
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  • And they'd lost two of their brothers to the war.
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  • They're into the arts, and charities to raise money for our war.
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  • I'll do this and go back to war.
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  • She believed Evelyn's tale of a race of people bred for war.
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  • I think there's no openly declared war, but there's lots of unrest and skirmishes among the clans.
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  • Before we had spaceships, we still had war.
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  • She ignored the instinct and said, "I want to roam around the main house, but I'm really afraid of opening doors to random rooms and finding, you know, hordes of tarantulas that attack me or angry prisoners of war."
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  • "Not for onset of war," he responded, and waved his own wrist in front of the access pad.
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  • Except he hadn't planned on stoking the fire with Kisolm for what would certainly end in another war.
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  • The connection alone might prevent a full-scale war.
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  • And yet he knew war was not so simple between two clans with a history of blood feud as theirs had.
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  • Yes. We must warn our battle commanders about the possibility of war with Qatwal.
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  • The women would remain until the war was over and he could take them to their rightful home.
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  • He may choose what to tell you about the war.
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  • Talal says you have no knowledge of our war.
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  • Or maybe I can learn to fight and go with him, if there's no time limit to the war.
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  • "Wow. We just stay here until the war is over?" she asked.
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  • "Do women have a part in the war effort?" she asked.
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  • I'm not … I know you're waging a war.
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  • Our clans are still on the verge of war.
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  • A'Ran, if helping me drew you into another war, why did you do it?
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  • He didn't regret what he had done, even if it plunged his war-beleaguered people into another war.
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  • Kiera debated how he could have worse news, curious about the man and the war.
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  • The fate of my people will not matter if they do not live through the war!
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  • There has been only war as long as I can remember.
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  • He closed his eyes, recalling how happy he and his sisters were before the war.
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  • It was his favorite memory, that which preceded his abrupt knowledge of war and the world at large.
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  • At the age of fourteen sun-cycles, before he reached manhood, he had lost all but his sisters, been proclaimed dhjan of a planet he couldn't even visit, and made battle commander of a war he knew nothing of.
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  • He wanted there to be something more than war.
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  • A'Ran was gone indefinitely for a surge operation in his war, leaving her alone with her thoughts.
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  • She'd wanted to see if he was capable of being anything more than the cold, distant warrior obsessed with war.
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  • The men ignored the signs of war, instead keeping to a quick pace along their path.
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  • The mountains overlooked an expansive plain lined with encampments, an airfield, small ships, and other war arsenal.
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  • The air was filled with quiet, serious discussions and with the faint scents of war: sweat and weapons.
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  • Leyon waited with her at the doorway as the war discussions continued.
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  • He said without me, you might win your war.
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  • "Not too long, and only until the space war is calm enough for me to evacuate you," he said firmly.
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  • He needs someone to remind him that there is more to his life than war.
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  • She didn't like to think of how violent the man in control of a world always at war could be.
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  • The sensations humbled him, and he thought again of Mansr's words, that he needed to be more than an exiled war planner.
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  • He spent a few hours setting up the explosive mechanisms and issuing new battle plans for the space war and ordered his ground troops to evacuate the planet.
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  • The Council will want to be involved, even if this becomes an intra-galaxy war.
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  • "It's been an intra-galaxy war for generations!" he said with some impatience.
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  • I promised Evey I'd rescue you when we went to war.
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  • The Five Galaxies have just exploded with war.
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  • To escape the war?
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  • She heard no signs of war but saw the distant night sky light up with orange and red flashes.
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  • But if he doesn't destroy Qatwal and the war stops, will they leave him alone?
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  • Mison might try to blow A'Ran up, or the Council change its mind, or A'Ran would destroy everything to win his war, even if it meant losing her.
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  • The Civil War was over thirty-odd years before this was written.
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  • Fred, I know you're an old geezer, but Roosevelt died during World War Two.
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  • Most guys were off fighting the war so there was lots of empty slots.
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  • "You were in World War Two?" she asked.
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  • While kissing her neck, he realized the fangs had not waged their war.
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  • Thanks for your help, but around here we're waging a constant war against nature.
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  • Lunch was at a rustic little seafood place in Rogers called Catfish John's, and afterward she directed him to the War Eagle Mill.
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  • His second-in-command is General Greene, a war hero worth his pay.
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  • Reminiscent of the Civil War fifty years ago, only the PMF is being blamed.
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  • If anything, the strikes look like something that would've occurred during the East-West Civil War.
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  • I fought side by side with his older brother years ago at the end of the war; I know the type of honor that runs in his family.
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  • General Greene has spent too long at war overseas to know where Ohio is.
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  • Brady's arm of the militia, the Appalachia Branch, stretched from northern Georgia up through Virginia and was one of the largest in the PMF, the only thing good to come of the East-West Civil War.
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  • The PMF—Poor Man's Front—had started as a protest during the war against the elite that ultimately won and divided the American society between those who lived comfortably—and everyone else.
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  • He could only steer them towards the Underground Railroad, the secretive systems of bunkers and tunnels running beneath major cities that were developed by the PMF during the ten-year war.
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  • Meanwhile, his people acted as the eyes on the ground to the regular military, most of which was exiled overseas after the war to prevent the divided political elite from seizing control of it again.
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  • The government has been divided since the war, but it didn't seem possible that this could happen.
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  • "War isn't pretty," Brady agreed.
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  • The feds sealed off the Mississippi using the equipment left over from the war fifty years ago.
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  • The Eastern Command Center had served as the headquarters for the Eastern armies during the East-West Civil War.
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  • After the war, it remained a central hub.
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  • They met when the classes were divided after the war.
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  • The people credited the PMF with saving them from the elite's Civil War while the elites tried hard to stamp out the PMF's existence.
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  • The guys we're running into are wearing uniforms from the war era.
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  • I'll finish what they started in the war!
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  • The West won't lose this war a second time.
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  • It resembled a studio apartment with a real bed and dresser, a restroom cordoned off by opaque curtains in one corner, a small study where he kept his war docs, a kitchenette, rugs, and a small living area.
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  • Within ten minutes, his second-in-command met him in the tent they used as a war room.
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  • Things haven't been right since the war, but the issues haven't been out in the open.
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  • And, the government chose to pursue the PMF rather than risk another civil war by going after people with a lot of influence and money.
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  • The last civil war set us back fifty years.
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  • Who would want to start another civil war?
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  • A civil war where both sides have enough dangerous shit to destroy the world twenty times over.
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  • Lana never thought she'd end up in the middle of a forest, defended by the PMF against those who seemed to want to start a second East-West civil war.
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  • I agree with Dan—someone in the government wants to start another civil war.
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  • Another civil war has started, but we can fix it before things get even worse.
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  • After the War, the government created seven protected sites around the world with only one person at the site knowing what was there and security measures that were beyond anything the Peak had.
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  • She'd read many reports of damage and was struck by how easy it had been to dismiss the humanity of the war they were in.
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  • I was on their first team in the East-West War.
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  • If we don't act, the country will be split by civil war.
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  • The bridges were all destroyed, and the old barriers from the war are back up.
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  • She dreamt of what life with Brady might've been like, away from the war and betrayal.
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  • There were likely some nasty security features on the other side of the Mississippi left over from the East-West Civil War.
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  • Rumor has it they're trying to revive the East-West War.
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  • It's a series of bunkers connected by tunnels, set up by the PMF to protect the people during the East-West War.
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  • A few more stragglers, rumors of a new East-West War, Mike summarized with a shrug.
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  • We took a lesson from the East-West War and created bunkers and tunnels between cities to escape the eyes of the feds.
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  • "I just assumed … maybe the rumors of another civil war are right," Kelli said, her face growing worried.
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  • You cannot destroy this place or start a war with me before four days have passed.
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  • "Your war with Kris needs to end now.  You two will destroy – " "Don't care, Kiki."
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  • You must tell Kris about Lilith.  I'm sick of this war between you two.  We need you both on the Council.
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  • Police Headquarters was located in the center of town between the City Hall and the library, across from a well-kept park that contained the obligatory statue of a civil war hero.
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  • It wasn't the war, but it was a battle won, and one more slug was off the street.
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  • In any event, there's a lot of money missing and both sides are at war over it.
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  • Any hint that we're looking at Byrne or anyone else as having taken that money stops the war and our leverage goes out the window.
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  • Parkside was nothing more than an innocent battleground for disreputable elements of our society, at war with one another.
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  • Without them, lowly federal agents would still be in the dark in identifying the combatants in this dreadful war.
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  • Is the war still going on?
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  • No one said it was pretty but it's a war.
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  • Someone told me that it was built by Union soldiers hiding from the rebels during the Civil War.
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  • They'll go back to war.
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  • "There's no war right now," she replied.
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  • They'd be looking for someone who could help them win their war.
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  • Darian walked down the hall and stairwell to the study where his brother, the White God Damian, was probably plotting how to outsmart the pesky little immortals who'd declared war on them.
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  • The war will spread.
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  • Uneasily, she realized this was what the war would do to the mortal world.
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  • She was at war with herself, a war he understood too well.
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  • Our war will claim a world.
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  • Because you brought your war here!
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  • You've used everyone to win a war that none of us understood.
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  • The clipped note in her chief advisor's voice reminded her of how little he approved of her recent decision to involve herself in war planning.
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  • When, however, the Civil War began, he volunteered into the navy, was rated acting master's mate, and became a midshipman in October 1861, and a lieutenant in July 1862, serving in the North Atlantic blockading squadron.
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  • In 1519 Hungary concluded a three years' truce with Selim I., but the succeeding sultan, Suliman the Magnificent, renewed the war in June 1521.
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  • The pope was greatly alarmed, and although he was then involved in war with France he sent about 30,000 ducats to the Hungarians.
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  • Leo agreed to invest Charles with Naples, to crown him emperor, and to aid in a war against Venice.
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  • Thus he devised for Hiero engines of war which almost terrified the Romans, and which protracted the siege of Syracuse for three years.
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  • In 1627 he commanded the large forces assembled at the siege of La Rochelle; and some years after in 1635, during the Thirty Years' War, he was general of the French army in Lorraine.
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  • Regaining liberty, he renewed the war against Brazil, and took Porto Allegro.
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  • Landing at Nice on the 24th of June 1848, he placed his sword at the disposal of Charles Albert, and, after various difficulties with the Piedmontese war office, formed a volunteer army 3000 strong, but shortly after taking the field was obliged, by the defeat of Custozza, to flee to Switzerland.
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  • On the outbreak of war in 1859 he was placed in command of the Alpine infantry, defeating the Austrians at Casale on the 8th of May, crossing the Ticino on the 23rd of May, and, after a series of victorious fights, liberating Alpine territory as far as the frontier of Tirol.
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  • On the outbreak of war in 1866 he assumed command of a volunteer army and, after the defeat of the Italian troops at Custozza, took the offensive in order to cover Brescia.
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  • During the Civil War Bolton sided with the parliament, and in February 1643 and March 1644 the royalist forces assaulted the town, but were on both occasions repulsed.
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  • By withholding the tribute which Irene had agreed to pay to Harun al-Rashid, Nicephorus committed himself to a war with the Saracens.
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  • The declaration of war by England against Scotland, in answer to the recent Franco-Scottish negotiations, prevented his return.
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  • According to the story, Evander left the Arcadian town of Pallantion about sixty years before the Trojan War and founded Pallanteum or Palatium on the hill afterwards called the Palatine.
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  • Immediately before the Civil War, petroleum was discovered in shallow wells near Parkersburg, and there was a great rush of prospectors and speculators to the Little Kanawha Valley.
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  • But the Civil War interrupted development.
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  • After the war, wells were drilled at Burning Springs, Oil Rock, California House, Volcano, Sandhill and Horseneck, and in the years1865-18763,000,000 bbls.
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  • During the war the settlers in Western Virginia were generally active Whigs and many served in the Continental army.
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  • During the Civil War West Virginia suffered comparatively little.
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  • Bands of guerrillas burned and plundered in some sections, and were not entirely suppressed until after the war was ended.
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  • During the war and for years afterwards partisan feeling ran high.
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  • Loyal to American interests and devoted to General Washington, he was one of the most useful of the state executives during the War of Independence.
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  • While governor he was a frequent contributor to the New Jersey Gazette, and in this way he greatly aided the American cause during the war by his denunciation of the enemy and appeals to the patriotism of his countrymen.
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  • He was one of the founders of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), was a member of the New York Council for some years before the War of Independence, a member and president of the First Provincial Congress of New York (1775), and a member of the Second Provincial Congress (1775-1776).
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  • William's Son, (HENRY) BROCKHOLST LIVINGSTON (1757-1823), was an officer in the American War of Independence, and was an able lawyer and judge.
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  • In 1904 he went to Japan as war correspondent and in 1914 to Mexico in the same capacity.
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  • Hostius, who wrote a poem on the Illyrian War of 178 B.C., of which some fragments are preserved.
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  • See Lord Stanhope, History of the War of Succession in Spain (London, 1832).
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  • When war was actually begun, Hastings officially recorded his previous resolution to have resigned, in order to repudiate responsibility for measures which he had always opposed.
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  • The fighting, no doubt, on the part of the wazir was conducted with all the savagery of Oriental warfare; but there is no evidence that it was a war of extermination.
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  • But the government of Bombay had hurried on a rupture with the Mahratta confederacy at a time when France was on the point of declaring war against England, and when the mother-country found herself unable to subdue her rebellious colonists in America.
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  • On the part of Bombay, the Mahratta war was conducted with procrastination and disgrace.
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  • The landing of Coote preserved Madras from destruction, though the war lasted through many campaigns and only terminated with the death of Hyder.
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  • Hastings's personal task was to provide the ways and means for this exhausting war.
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  • During the War of Independence Norfolk was bombarded on the 1st of January 1776 by the British under John Murray, 4th earl of Dunmore (1732-1809); much of the town was burned by the American troops to prevent Dunmore from establishing himself here.
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  • At the outbreak of the Civil War the city was abandoned, and the navy yard was burned by the Federals in April 1861; Norfolk was then occupied until the 9th of May 1862 by Virginia troops, first under General William Booth Taliaferro (1822-1898) and later under General Benjamin Huger (1806-1877).
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  • In the First Punic War, however, it was sacked by the Romans (261) and the Carthaginians (255), and finally in the Second Punic War by the Romans (210).
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  • After thirty-seven years of war he set himself to emulate Asoka and became a patron of art and literature.
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  • In the early months of the Boer War of 1899-1902 Aliwal North was held by the Boers.
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  • There are signs of trade with Etruria as early as the 7th century B.C. The Carthaginians made it into an important grainproducing centre; and the Romans set foot in the island more than once during the First Punic War.
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  • The Aragonese enjoyed at first the assistance of the giudici of Arborea, who had remained in power; but in 1352 war broke out between Mariano IV.
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  • The island remained a Spanish province until the War of the Spanish Succession, when in 1708 Cagliari capitulated to an English fleet, and the island became Austrian; the status quo was confirmed by the peace of Utrecht in 1713.
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  • Leaving the service after the war, he studied jurisprudence at Heidelberg, Göttingen and Jena, and in 1819 went for a while to Geneva to complete his studies.
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  • Later on he attempted to influence the Prussian Northern Union in the direction of the national policy, and he took part in the sessions of the Erfurt parliament; but, soon realizing the hopelessness of any good results from the vacillating policy of Prussia, he retired from the contest, and, as a major in the service of the SchleswigHolstein government, took part in the Danish War of 1850.
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  • After the war he retired into private life at Heidelberg.
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  • The existence of such mixed matters gives rise to inevitable conflicts of jurisdiction, which may lead, and sometimes have led, to civil war.
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  • Selim determined on war with Persia, where the heresy was the prevalent religion, and in order that the Shiites in Turkey should give no trouble during the war, "measures were taken," as the Turkish historian states, which may be explained as the reader desires, and which proved fully efficacious.
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  • He too entered the ministry (1864) and during the Franco-German War served as army chaplain, an experience described in his Erlebnisse eines Feldgeistlichen (1890).
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  • He was also appointed governor of Weymouth, sheriff of Dorsetshire for the king and president of the king's council of war in the county.
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  • On the breaking out of the Dutch War in 1664 he was made treasurer of the prizes, being accountable to the king alone for all sums received or spent.
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  • In 1668, however, he supported a bill to appoint commissioners to examine the accounts of the Dutch War, though in the previous year he had opposed it.
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  • During the negotiations which preceded the Peloponnesian War he did his best to prevent, or at least xo postpone, the inevitable struggle, but was overruled by the war party.
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  • The rights of the Six Nations to all this territory were purchased at Albany, New York, by the Susquehanna Company in 1754, but the work of colonization was delayed for a time by the Seven Years' War.
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  • The conflict which followed between the Pennsylvania and the Connecticut settlers is known as the first Pennamite-Yankee War.
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  • As the War of Independence came to a close the old trouble with Pennsylvania was revived.
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  • Civil war, however, broke xx1.28 a out, but Podèbrad succeeded in defeating the Romanist nobles.
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  • In the following year Podébrad was more successful in his resistance to his many enemies, but his death on the 22nd of March 1471 put a stop to the war.
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  • In the RussoTurkish War the Servian army, under the personal command of King Milan, besieged Nish, and forced it to capitulate on the 10th January 1878.
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  • His refusal to comply with the pope's injunctions led to a renewal of the war.
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  • But on the descent of the emperor Henry VII., Frederick entered into an alliance with him, and in violation of the pact of Caltabellotta made war on the Angevins again (1313) and captured Reggio.
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  • (1334), who was friendly to Frederick, promised a respite; but after fruitless negotiations the war broke out once more, and Chiaramonte went over to Robert, owing to a private feud.
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  • The strongly fortified castle which he erected at the same time had the unfortunate result of making the infant town an object of contention in the Thirty Years' War, during which it was five times taken and retaken.
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  • The need for help to prosecute the war in Italy caused the king to call the diet to Worms in March 1495, when he urged the necessity of checking the progress of Charles.
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  • The three succeeding years were mainly occupied with quarrels with the diet, with two invasions of France, and a war in Gelderland against Charles, count of Egmont, who claimed that duchy, and was supported by French troops.
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  • In February 1499 the king became involved in a war with the Swiss, who had refused to pay the imperial taxes or to furnish a contribution for the Italian expedition.
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  • He attacked the Venetians, but finding the war unpopular with the trading cities of southern Germany, made a truce with the republic for three years.
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  • In respect cf hospitals and the treatment of the sick his energy and knowledge were of enormous advantage to his country, both in times of peace and of war, and the unrivalled accommodation for medical treatment possessed by Berlin is a standing tribute to his name, which will be perpetuated in one of the largest hospitals of the city.
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  • Megara suffered severely during the Civil War of 48 B.C., but seems at some later period to have received new settlers.
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  • There was a lull in the war, and the Early years.
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  • But when Descartes arrived, he found Paris rent asunder by the civil war of the Fronde.
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  • The church of the Holy Trinity, mainly Perpendicular, was also partly demolished during the Civil War, but was restored by the countess of Pembroke.
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  • An abortive expedition to reinstate a Thessalian prince probably also belongs to this year; there is also evidence that Athens interfered in a war between Selinus and Segesta in Sicily about this time.
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  • Before 460 Pericles' influence was as yet too small; 460-451 were years of war.
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  • Pericles now seemed to have made up his mind that war with Sparta, the head of that ' The date can hardly be fixed; probably it was after 440.
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  • The combined complaints of the injured parties led Sparta to summon a Peloponnesian congress which decided on war against Athens, failing a concession to Megara and Corinth (autumn 432).
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  • In this crisis Pericles persuaded the wavering assembly that compromise was useless, because Sparta was resolved to precipitate a war in any case.
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  • His position at home scarcely improved during the war.
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  • After Cimon's death he renounced the war against Persia, and the collapse of 447-445 had the effect of completing his change ' The general impression in Greece was that this decree was the proximate cause of the war.
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  • It is not quite easy to see why he abandoned this successful policy in order to hasten on a war with Sparta, and neither the Corcyrean alliance nor the Megarian decree seems justified by the facts as known to us, though commercial motives may have played a part which we cannot now gauge.
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  • In his adoption of a purely defensive policy at the beginning of the Peloponnesian War, he miscalculated the temper of the Athenians, whose morale would have been better sustained by a greater show of activity.
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  • But in the main his policy in 431-429 was sound, and the disasters of the war cannot fairly be laid to his charge.
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  • We find them also at war with many of these powers, and with the Genoese, who endeavoured to monopolize the commerce of the Black Sea.
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  • Even when, on the invention of gunpowder and firearms, the bow had fallen into disuse as a weapon of war, the prohibition was continued.
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  • Restored at the end of the war, it was again taken by the French under Pichegru in 1795.
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  • The court at which he grew up was the focus of great activities, for Philip, by war and diplomacy, was raising Youth.
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  • He was early schooled in war.
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  • While his treaty with Lord Lyons in 1862 for the suppression of the slave trade conceded to England the right of search to a limited extent in African and Cuban waters, he secured a similar concession for American war vessels from the British government, and by his course in the Trent Affair he virtually committed Great Britain to the American attitude with regard to this right.
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  • As the king had no longer a field army, the war after Naseby resolved itself into a series of sieges which Charles had no means of raising.
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  • The war being now over, the great question of the establishment of Presbyterianism or Independency had to be decided.
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  • If he would not forthwith come and lead them,"they had told him," they would go their own way without him."The supremacy of the army without a guiding hand meant anarchy, that of the Presbyterians the outbreak of another civil war.
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  • Cromwell soon restored order, and the representative council, including privates as well as officers chosen to negotiate with the parliament, was subordinated to the council of war.
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  • He was overtaken by a dangerous illness, and on the 2nd of March civil war in support of the king broke out.
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  • Peace hath her victories No less renowned than war."
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  • War was declared in May 1652 after a fight between Blake and Tromp off Dover, and was continued with signal victories and defeats on both sides till 1654.
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  • War broke out between the Protestant states of Sweden, Denmark, Holland and Brandenburg, with whom religion was entirely subordinated to individual aims and interests, and who were far from rising to Cromwell's great conceptions; while the Vaudois were soon subjected to fresh persecutions.
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  • The war with France, Holland and Spain offered opportunities of gaining additional territory.
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  • Cromwell, however, persevered, reminding Fortescue, who was left in command, that the war was one against the" Roman Babylon,"that they were" fighting the Lord's battles "; and he sent out reinforcements under Sedgwick, offering inducements to the New Englanders to migrate to Jamaica.
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  • It is not, therefore, strange that Cromwell's first essays in war were characterised more by energy than technical skill.
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  • The swift, unhesitating charge was more than unusual in the wars of the time, and was possible only because of the peculiar earnestness of the men who fought the English war.
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  • The contrast between a campaign of Cromwell's and one of Turenne's is far more than remarkable, and the observation of a military critic who maintains that Cromwell's art of war was two centuries in advance of its time, finds universal acceptance.
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  • That he was also capable of strategy of the other type was clear from his conduct of the Irish War.
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  • The greatest feat of Turenne was the rescue of one province in 1674-1675; Cromwell, in 1648 and again in 1651, had two-thirds of England and half of Scotland for his theatre of war.
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  • It is when he is contrasted with other commanders, not of the age of Louis XIV., but of the Civil War, that Cromwell's greatness is most conspicuous.
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  • He was a school teacher in his native state, served during the War of 1812 in the Kentucky militia, and then settled in Missouri, where he worked as a schoolmaster and practised law.
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  • After the close of the war with Mexico Green was sent to that country in 1849 by President Taylor to negotiate concerning the moneys which, by the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the United States had agreed to pay; and he saved his country a considerable sum by arranging for payment in exchange instead of in specie.
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  • On the 15th of December 1796 the expedition, consisting of forty-three sail and carrying about 15,000 men with a large supply of war material for distribution in Ireland, sailed from Brest.
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  • On the outbreak of the South African War in 1899 Grant was at first disposed to be hostile to the policy of Lord Salisbury and Mr Chamberlain; but his eyes were soon opened to the real nature of President Kruger's government, and he enthusiastically welcomed and supported the national feeling which sent men from the outlying portions of the Empire to assist in upholding British supremacy in South Africa.
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  • He consented to pay an increased tribute to the Avars and allowed the Persians, who had declared war in 604 under Chosroes II., to overrun the Asiatic provinces and to penetrate to the Bosporus.
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  • Radermacher assigns the Asinaria to a date as early as 212 B.C. Of the extant plays the Cistellaria and the Stichus must be associated with the Miles as comparatively early works; for the former was clearly produced before (though not long before) the conclusion of the Second Punic War, see 1.201 seq.; and the Stichus is proved by its didascalia to have been produced in 200 B.C. The Pseudolus and the Truculentus fall within the last seven years of his life.
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  • It is first mentioned in the account of the war of 310 or 309 B.C. between the Etruscans and the Romans.
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  • He fought by his side in the war against the giants and was his companion in his travels and adventures.
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  • He had always opposed the American War, and on the accession of Lord Shelburne to power in 1782 was made bishop of Llandaff, being permitted to retain his other preferments on account of the poverty of the see.
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  • On the outbreak of the Pindari War in 1817 the British government offered its protection.
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  • Slaves were recruited by purchase abroad, from captives taken in war and by freemen degraded for debt or crime.
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  • The service was usually discharged by slaves and serfs, but the amelu (and perhaps the muskinu) went to war.
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  • In 1904, during the RussoJapanese war, war news was transmitted for The Times by wireless telegraphy, the enormous importance of which in naval strategy was abundantly demonstrated.
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  • In 1706, in the War of the Spanish Succession, it was occupied by Sir John Leake; and in the next year it was retaken by the duke of Berwick.
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  • It was beleaguered by the Portuguese in 1660, and in 1705 by the Allies in the War of the Spanish Succession.
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  • During the Peninsular War Badajoz was unsuccessfully attacked by the French in 1808 and 1809; but on the 10th of March 1811, the Spanish commander, Jose Imaz, was bribed into surrendering to the French force under Marshal Soult.
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  • Hesse-Nassau was formed in 1867-1868 out of the territories which accrued to Prussia after the war of 1866, namely, the landgraviate of Hesse-Cassel and the duchy of Nassau, in addition to the greater part of the territory of Frankfort-on-Main, parts of the grand-duchy of Hesse, the territory of Homburg and the countship of HesseHomburg, together with certain small districts which belonged to Bavaria.
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  • In the civil war between Caesar and Pompey Pollio sided with Caesar, was present at the battle of Pharsalus (48), and commanded against Sextus Pompeius in Spain, where he was at the time of Caesar's assassination.
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  • The war began on the 3 1st of May 1468, but, as early as the 27th of February 1469, Matthias anticipated an alliance between George and Frederick by himself concluding an armistice with the former.
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  • During the interval between these peaces, Matthias, in self-defence, again made war on the emperor, reducing Frederick to such extremities that he was glad to accept peace on any terms. By the final arrangement made between the contending princes, Matthias recognized Ladislaus as king of Bohemia proper in return for the surrender of Moravia, Silesia and Upper and Lower Lusatia, hitherto component parts of the Czech monarchy, till he should have redeemed them for 400,000 florins.
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  • The endless tergiversations and depredations of the emperor speedily induced Matthias to declare war against him for the third time (1481), the Magyar king conquering all the fortresses in Frederick's hereditary domains.
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  • Cotton (Gossypium herbaceum), which at the beginning of the 19th century, at the time of the Continental blockade, and again during the American War of Secession, was largely cultivated, is now grown only in parts of Sicily and in a few southern provinces.
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  • The army is always maintained at a low peace effective (about one-quarter of war establishment) and even this was reduced, by the absence of the recruits, until there were often only i~ rank and file with a company, whose war strength is about 230.
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  • The personnel of the navy consists of the following corps: (I) General staff; (2) naval engineers, chiefly employed in building and repairing war vessels; (3) sanitary corps; (4) commissariat corps, for supplies and account-keeping; (5) crews.
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  • The financial year 1862 closed with a deficit of more thai 16,000,000, which increased in 1866 to 28,840,000 on account 0 the preparations for the war against Austria.
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  • Thus the titular king of Italy found himself simultaneously at war with those great vassals who had chosen him from their own class, with the turbulent factions of the Roman aristocracy, with unruly bishops in the growing cities and with the multitude of minor counts and barons who occupied the open lands, and who changed sides according to the interests of the moment.
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