discord is fundamental to the creation of new intensities of feeling.
John Gardner -- Grendel
The only visible wisp of discord was the broken glass in the windows of Jewish businesses.
Laura Hillenbrand -- Unbroken
This was the cause of constant discord
Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- Love in the Time of Cholera
Particular rules seem at first discordant, but looking more closely we see in general that they resemble each other;
Robert M. Pirsig -- Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
The entire business had taken an hour and twenty minutes, only one discordant note intruding on the smooth proceedings.
Robert Ludlum -- The Bourne Identity
It sounded cold, almost hostile. Apparently hoping to counteract the discordant note, the editor said, ...
Milan Kundera -- The Unbearable Lightness of Being
And I, for winking at your discords too,
Have lost a brace of kinsmen:
William Shakespeare -- Romeo and Juliet
How shall we find the concord of this discord?
William Shakespeare -- A Midsummer Night’s Dream
It would be too painful to me to think that I might be a cause of sorrow or discord in the family that has been so good to me...
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
...and involving her in a new tumult of discord and distress.
Emily Bronte -- Wuthering Heights
an outburst of the most hideous and discordant noises.
Johann Wyss -- The Swiss Family Robinson
Beneath this apparent discord there is a great and a profound thing,
Victor Hugo -- Les Miserables
Eragon frowned; a note of discord had entered the minds he was monitoring.
Christopher Paolini -- Eldest
his love for sowing dissensions and scattering discord everywhere
Miguel de Cervantes -- Don Quixote
My soul is full of discord and dismay.
William Shakespeare -- Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
There was a discordant hum of human voices!
Edgar Allan Poe -- The Pit and the Pendulum
But then discord crept among us
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
disdain, and discord, shall bestrew the union of your bed
William Shakespeare -- The Tempest
it leads to a discord, and that leads to trouble.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky -- Crime and Punishment
...tell me the reason why such great discord has assailed it.
Dante Alighieri -- Dante’s Inferno
Jealousy, discord, and fury, dwell in the convent.
Voltaire -- Candide
I, for my own part, cannot think that these latter days of weak experiment, fragmentary theory, and mutual discord are indeed man’s culminating time!
H.G. Wells -- The Time Machine
I didn’t want to be a source of familial discord when they were already arguing.
Stephenie Meyer -- Eclipse
in cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason;
William Shakespeare -- King Lear
it would produce a discord in Nature
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The Birthmark
...it would create such discord as might break up the company.
Benjamin Franklin -- The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
...trying to attach some meaning to them not discordant with his own views;
Leo Tolstoy -- Anna Karenina
But just then there was a slight altercation between Master Tommy and Master Jacky. ... The apple of discord was...
James Joyce -- Ulysses
should discord grow
Sophocles -- Oedipus the King
The walls of the rooms were discordantly papered.
Theodore Dreiser -- Sister Carrie
discord in the spheres
William Shakespeare -- As You Like It
Long had the smouldering fire of discord glowed between the tyrant father and his savage son...
Sir Walter Scott -- Ivanhoe
by prevention of discord at home
Thomas Hobbes -- Leviathan
There was always this feeling of jangle and discord in the Leivers family.
D.H. Lawrence -- Sons and Lovers
The enmity and discord which of late
William Shakespeare -- The Comedy of Errors
made no discord with the rest of the scene
Marcel Proust -- Swann’s Way
...was a source of discord between himself and his parishioners,
George Eliot -- The Mill on the Floss
—to observe where they met, and where they separated, at what point they were in unison, and at what point they were at discord,
Oscar Wilde -- The Picture of Dorian Gray
The clash of discord between mood and matter here was forced painfully home to the heart;
Thomas Hardy -- Far from the Madding Crowd
...to the first discord there succeeded nothing but new ones.
Hermann Hesse -- Steppenwolf