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The Korean War armistice has yet to be followed with a peace treaty.
  an agreement to stop fighting to discuss terms of peace
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  • The Korean War armistice has yet to be followed with a peace treaty.
  • Some countries celebrate November 11 for the armistice which, in 1918, ended hostilities of the first world war.
  • "The armistice, the end of World War One," Finn answered.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • MUSAN, KOREA, JAN. 16—Truce negotiators kept tempers in check today as they wrangled fruitlessly over terms of a Korean armistice.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event

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  • He had landed on the third wave during D-Day, fought his way across France, teamed up with a sharpshooting Texan, who together with Stone formed a murderously competent sniping team, and eventually crossed into Germany when the armistice was signed.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • You command only my advance guard, and have no right to arrange an armistice without my order.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Wild, tormenting rumours of an armistice and peace are in the air, they lay hold on our hearts and make the return to the front harder than ever.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Do you mind…if we just sit here for a little while longer…and not talk about that…but just talk, as if everything were right…just an armistice for half an hour out of years….
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • She spoke a few soft words to Dilcey who nodded kindly, as though an unspoken armistice existed in their old feud.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • It was Nately’s father’s idea that he join the Air Corps, where he could train safely as a pilot while the Russians capitulated and the details of the armistice were worked out, and where, as an officer, he would associate only with gentlemen.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22

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  • Bill had eaten at the restaurant in 1918, and right after the armistice, and Madame Lecomte made a great fuss over seeing him.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • By July 23 the Great Eastern was lying no farther than 800 kilometers from Newfoundland when it received telegraphed news from Ireland of an armistice signed between Prussia and Austria after the Battle of Sadova.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • The emissary brought a highly confidential order from Colonel Aureliano Buendia, who was not in agreement with the terms of the armistice.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • The letters were divided into two classes, of which the first class, up to about the time of the armistice, was of marked pathological turn, and of which the second class, running from thence up to the present, was entirely normal, and displayed a richly maturing nature.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Mrs. Glegg felt there was really something in this, but she tossed her head and emitted a guttural interjection to indicate that her silence was only an armistice, not a peace.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • It was like an armistice with the guns silent on either side: you could imagine the whole world listening to what they had never heard before - peace.
    Graham Greene  --  The Power and the Glory
  • Though the armistice with Germany was signed a few weeks after her coming to Washington, the work of the bureau continued.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • Now she was completely alone and facing across the dinner table and without support now even from Ellen (at this time Ellen went through a complete metamorphosis, emerging into her next lustrum with the complete finality of actual rebirth); —facing across the table the foe who was not even aware that he sat there not as host and brother-in-law but as the second party to an armistice.
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
  • We might send a battle fleet to sea and fire a few shots before the armistice.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • Thus an armistice was signed and relations, if not cordial, were at least established.
    Henry Roth  --  Call It Sleep
  • Yet, the victory at New Orleans actually took place two weeks after the signing of the armistice in Europe.
    Gerald R. Ford  --  A War That is Finished
  • Great China, speaking on behalf of all veto powers, accepted armistice and stated that our sky was now clear.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • I asked for armistice.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • When told of some unlooked-for recovery, they made a show of interest, but actually received the news with the stolid indifference that we may imagine the fighting man in a great war to feel who, worn out by the incessant strain and mindful only of the duties daily assigned to him, has ceased even to hope for the decisive battle or the buglecall of armistice.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • He had one of us apes summarize the negotiated treaty of New Delhi, discuss how it ignored prisoners of war …. and, by implication, dropped the subject forever; the armistice became a stalemate and prisoners stayed where they were — on one side; on the other side they were turned loose and, during the Disorders, made their way home — or not if they didn’t want to.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • She had a debut after the Armistice, and in February she was presumably engaged to a man from New Orleans.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • Some of us went to Philly to try and march in an Armistice Day parade.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • "The great all-embracing, absolute Armistice, the end of the world!" he said.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • This new division—the 5th—had been activated on November 11, 1943, Armistice Day.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • That in itself was significant, because she scarcely ever set foot in the street when snow had fallen after that icy Armistice Day when she had twisted her ankle.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • The vase was respected not for Horoldt’s mastery of polychrome enamels or the blue and gold interlacing strapwork and foliage, but for Uncle Clem, and the lives he had saved, the river he had crossed at midnight, and his death just a week before the Armistice.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • For a year broken only by Terry Wickett’s return after the Armistice, and by the mockeries of that rowdy intelligence, Martin was in a grind of drudgery.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • But when Evans (Rezia who had only seen him once called him "a quiet man," a sturdy red-haired man, undemonstrative in the company of women), when Evans was killed, just before the Armistice, in Italy, Septimus, far from showing any emotion or recognising that here was the end of a friendship, congratulated himself upon feeling very little and very reasonably.
    Virginia Woolf  --  Mrs. Dalloway
  • Break the armistice immediately and march on the enemy.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • I escaped for a while-I went to France with the Army Medical Corps and remained there after the Armistice to study and practice.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • In June the battle of Friedland was fought, in which the Pavlograds did not take part, and after that an armistice was proclaimed.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Rostov, who felt his friend’s absence very much, having no news of him since he left and feeling very anxious about his wound and the progress of his affairs, took advantage of the armistice to get leave to visit Denisov in hospital.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • The Tuesday of the armistice dawned warm and rainy.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • He had made a difficult journey of six days, pulling along the mule, who was dying of hunger, in order to arrive at the armistice on time.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • The local authorities, after the armistice of Neerlandia, were mayors without initiative, decorative judges picked from among the peaceful and tired Conservatives of Macondo.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • In accordance with his arrangements there was no music, no fireworks, no pealing bells, no shouts of victory, or any other manifestation that might alter the mournful character of the armistice.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • After the armistice of Neerlandia, while Colonel Aureliano Buendia took refuge with his little gold fishes, he kept in touch with the rebel officers who had been faithful to him until the defeat.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • You had to know, to get this as I did, that on Armistice Day of 1922, when Grandma turned her ankle coming down the stairs at eleven o’clock while the factories brewed up their solemn celebrating noise and she should have been standing still, Five Properties picked her up while she was spitting and wincing and rushed her to the kitchen.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • On the eve of the armistice, when no single object that would let him be remembered was left in the house, he took the trunk of poetry to the bakery when Santa Sofia de la Piedad was making ready to light the oven.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Then, when he rejected the Order of Merit awarded him by the president of the republic, even his most bitter enemies filed through the room asking him to withdraw recognition of the armistice and to start a new war.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • "It was an opportunity they gave to some of the officers after the Armistice," he continued.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • Everyone talks of peace and armistice.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • After the Armistice he tried frantically to get home, but some complication or misunderstanding sent him to Oxford instead.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • The armistice is coming soon, I believe it now too.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • In the years immediately following the Armistice, I and millions of others were still caught up in the battles just finished.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
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