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Definition a state of friendly relations
  • If we cannot be close friends, we can at least live in amity.
amity = a state of friendly relations
  • John Adams was asked to create a "treaty of peace, amity and commerce."
  • amity = a state of friendly relations
  • That in alliance, amity, and oaths,
    Shakespeare, William  --  King Henry VI, Part 1
  • For nearly half a century after the arrival of the English the red men showed themselves generally inclined to peace and amity.
    Hawthorne, Nathaniel  --  Grandfather's Chair
  • The kindness of Amity will comfort us for a while, though we can't stay there forever.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • amity = the group of people to whom it is most important to be friendly and live in peace
  • The Amity aren't supposed to argue.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • amity = people to whom it is most important to be friendly and live in peace
  • There may as well be amity and life
    'Tween snow and fire as treason and my love.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice
  • amity = friendly relations
  • How in one house
    Should many people, under two commands,
    Hold amity?
    William Shakespeare  --  King Lear
  • amity = a state of friendly relations
  • To hold you in perpetual amity, To make you brothers
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • amity = a state of friendly relations
  • It drew maps with avenues a hundred yards wide and thought seriously of preserving the half-ruined Museum of Science and Industry more or less as it was, as a monument to the disaster, and naming it the Institute of International Amity.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • amity = a state of friendly relations
  • They will be governed by mutual interest, and will cultivate a spirit of mutual amity and concord.
    Hamilton, Alexander  --  Federalist Papers Authored by Alexander Hamilton
  • In sign of league and amity with thee.
    Shakespeare, William  --  King Richard III
  • If not amity, at least neutrality must obtain.
    London, Jack  --  White Fang
  • What is so excellent as strict relations of amity, when they spring from this deep root?
    Emerson, Ralph Waldo  --  Essays, Second Series
  • Let in that amity which you have made;
    Shakespeare, William  --  King John
  • The amity that wisdom knits not, folly may easily untie.
    Shakespeare, William  --  History of Troilus and Cressida
  • When all had smoked, it was considered that an assurance of good faith and amity had been interchanged.
    Irving, Washington  --  Astoria or Anecdotes  of an enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains
  • The proffered amity of such a friend?
    Sophocles  --  Oedipus At Colonus
  • Amity had existed between him and Steward, for they had sat at table, and drunk together.
    London, Jack  --  Michael, Brother of Jerry
  • And away they would go, their voices, still conversing with excessive amity, being heard moving all round the harbour.
    Conrad, Joseph  --  The Mirror of the Sea

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