The Alien and Sedition Acts were attempts to silence early political dissent in America.
The Supreme Court was unanimous except for one dissenting opinion.
May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
Dwight David Eisenhower (34th President)
Several Republicans dissented from their party on the vote.
Mr. Merriweather could not drive, and if their dissension reached the acrimonious, Mrs. Merriweather would stop the car and hitchhike to town.
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
...it would only sow hatred, distrust, and dissent.
Christopher Paolini -- Eldest
But to my surprise, no one mutters in dissent and no one laughs.
Veronica Roth -- Insurgent
The war isn’t even over, and already there’s dissension...
Anne Frank -- The Diary of a Young Girl
In the rumbling of the crowd, I hear the dissent.
Suzanne Collins -- Mockingjay
There was a chorus of agreement with only one dissentient voice.
Agatha Christie -- And Then There Were None
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"I will tolerate no dissension up there."
Jon Krakauer -- Into Thin Air
There is, however, a small dissenting faction.
Stephen King -- Carrie
Stephen dissented openly from Bloom’s views on...
James Joyce -- Ulysses
Pa looked at the face of each one for dissent, and then he said, "Want to call ’im over, Tommy?"
John Steinbeck -- The Grapes of Wrath
Dumbledore made a small noise of dissent through his long, crooked nose.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Should I utter so much as a word of dissent, I am confident they would label me a communist anarchist, and then even Andreas’s influence would not save me from the dungeons.
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
According to Andrews and a dissenting California Supreme Court judge, the ruling...
Rebecca Skloot -- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Cuba is still developing, she tells me, and can’t afford the luxury of dissent.
Christina Garcia -- Dreaming in Cuban
This is nothing more than Astaroth’s attempt to sow dissension in our midst.
Henry H. Neff -- The Maelstrom
He spoke of a time when "dissent is often confused with subversion."
Jay Allison, et al. -- This I Believe
Even Jordan’s party, the quartet from East Egg, were rent asunder by dissension.
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- The Great Gatsby
"All those reports are supposed to stir up dissension against Abnegation," he says,
Veronica Roth -- Divergent
He gave no orders, but only assented to or dissented from what others suggested.
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
He was feelin’ us out, checkin’ how loyal we are to Hector. If he senses any dissension, his gang might take advantage.
Simone Elkeles -- Perfect Chemistry
And this same progeny of evils comes from our debate, from our dissension:
William Shakespeare -- A Midsummer Night’s Dream
but I dissented:
Emily Bronte -- Wuthering Heights
rancour and dissension
Geoffrey Chaucer -- The Canterbury Tales
... all approved Wennerström’s accounting without a single dissenting vote.
Stieg Larsson -- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
You wrote this to make dissension between me and my family,
Fyodor Dostoyevsky -- Crime and Punishment
Robert proposed it, and there was not a dissenting voice.
Kate Chopin -- The Awakening
There was not a dissentient voice on the subject,
Jane Austen -- Emma
a private soldier ... who wandered freely into staff meetings and joined or dissented in the decisions of general officers.
John Steinbeck -- East of Eden
Now, there’s a world full of dissension about this, but the vast majority seem to think that there are some rules that have to be followed.
Stephenie Meyer -- Eclipse
"Let me finish," the mother said, sensing dissension.
Julia Alvarez -- How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
...though at bottom they dissented from some points Captain Vere had put to them,
Herman Melville -- Billy Budd
They informed her of trouble-making office rumors, expecting that she would relay them to the readers and create dissension.
Betty Smith -- A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
There were no dissentient voices
Agatha Christie -- The ABC Murders
He was sorry to be the cause of this new dissension.
D.H. Lawrence -- Sons and Lovers
Catherine was called on to confirm; Catherine could not tell a falsehood even to please Isabella; but the latter was spared the misery of her friend’s dissenting voice, by not waiting for her answer.
Jane Austen -- Northanger Abbey
instead of serving the cause of brotherly love and the union of humanity have fallen, on the contrary, into dissension and isolation
Fyodor Dostoyevsky -- The Brothers Karamazov
only one son was left, a schoolboy and a subject of dissension.
Leo Tolstoy -- The Death of Ivan Ilych
The dissenting group ... consists of...
J.D. Salinger -- Franny and Zooey
had it continued much longer, fresh matter of dissension would, most probably, have arisen between the brother and sister;
Henry Fielding -- Tom Jones
Let now your immature dissension cease; Sit quiet, and compose your souls to peace.
Virgil -- The Aeneid
Story declared that on a vote of six to one, with Judge Henry Baldwin dissenting but not rendering a written opinion, the court found the following:
Alexs Pate -- Amistad
While not dissenting, the old doctor reminded him that the future remained uncertain; history proved that epidemics have a way of recrudescing when least expected.
Albert Camus -- The Plague
The sparks of dissension soon kindled into a blaze; and the colonies, or rather, as they quickly declared themselves, THE STATES, became a scene of strife and bloodshed for years.
James Fenimore Cooper -- The Pioneers
"Dear woman," quick Odysseus answered, "twist it however you like, your dream can only mean one thing... ..." "Ah my friend," seasoned Penelope dissented, "dreams are hard to unravel, wayward, drifting things— not all we glimpse in them will come to pass …."
Homer -- The Odyssey
By holy Paul, they love his grace but lightly That fill his ears with such dissentious rumours.
William Shakespeare -- The Life and Death of King Richard III
shook his head in strong dissent.
Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Hound of the Baskervilles