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  • —Our son of Cornwall, And you, our no less loving son of Albany, We have this hour a constant will to publish Our daughters’ several dowers, that future strife May be prevented now.
  • Sir, you have show’d to-day your valiant strain, And fortune led you well: you have the captives Who were the opposites of this day’s strife: We do require them of you, so to use them As we shall find their merits and our safety May equally determine.

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  • Call it the circle of strife: The Arkansas couple who drove it before me were sketchy; Ozark Amy was obviously shady; hopefully, some Illinois down-and-outer will enjoy it for a bit too.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • I hear things, rumblings in Downworld, the rumor of coming strife.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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