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  • 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.   (source)
    dissent = disagreement
  • 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.   (source)
  • Mr. Merriweather could not drive, and if their dissension reached the acrimonious, Mrs. Merriweather would stop the car and hitchhike to town.   (source)
    dissension = disagreement or conflict
  • ... all approved Wennerström's accounting without a single dissenting vote.   (source)
    dissenting = disagreeing
  • There is, however, a small dissenting faction.   (source)
  • He was feelin' us out, checkin' how loyal we are to Hector. If he senses any dissension, his gang might take advantage.   (source)
    dissension = disagreement
  • "Let me finish," the mother said, sensing dissension.   (source)
  • the dissenting voice   (source)
    dissenting = disagreeing
  • Cuba is still developing, she tells me, and can't afford the luxury of dissent.   (source)
    dissent = disagreement
  • there was no dissent.   (source)
  • This is nothing more than Astaroth's attempt to sow dissension in our midst.   (source)
  • 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:   (source)
    dissenting = disagreeing
  • He spoke of a time when "dissent is often confused with subversion."   (source)
    dissent = disagreement
  • The dissenting group ... consists of...   (source)
    dissenting = disagreeing
  • Mark felt a strange little wind of dissent which seemed to whisper in the firs, to precede him, to follow him wherever he went.   (source)
    dissent = disagreement
  • a private soldier ... who wandered freely into staff meetings and joined or dissented in the decisions of general officers.   (source)
    dissented = disagreed
  • He felt her shoulders give a wriggle of dissent.   (source)
    dissent = disagreement
  • There was a chorus of agreement with only one dissentient voice.   (source)
    dissentient = disagreeing
  • Even Jordan's party, the quartet from East Egg, were rent asunder by dissension.   (source)
    dissension = disagreement
  • 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.   (source)
    dissenting = disagreeing
  • They informed her of trouble-making office rumors, expecting that she would relay them to the readers and create dissension.   (source)
    dissension = disagreement
  • ...though at bottom they dissented from some points Captain Vere had put to them,   (source)
    dissented = disagreed
  • He was sorry to be the cause of this new dissension.   (source)
    dissension = disagreement
  • shook his head in strong dissent.   (source)
  • Robert proposed it, and there was not a dissenting voice.   (source)
    dissenting = disagreeing
  • George attended gravely, assenting or dissenting with slight but determined gestures   (source)
  • only one son was left, a schoolboy and a subject of dissension.   (source)
    dissension = disagreement
  • She was surprised to hear Tom dissent.   (source)
    dissent = disagree
  • instead of serving the cause of brotherly love and the union of humanity have fallen, on the contrary, into dissension and isolation   (source)
    dissension = disagreement
  • From this assertion Mrs. Penniman saw no reason to dissent   (source)
    dissent = disagree
  • but I dissented:   (source)
    dissented = disagreed
  • There was not a dissentient voice on the subject,   (source)
    dissentient = disagreeing
  • He had come to Port Ticonderoga to infiltrate the working force, and to sow seeds of dissension, in which he had succeeded, as witness the general strike and the rioting.†   (source)
  • For the launch of the First Five-Year Plan, Bukharin's fall from grace, and the expansion of the Criminal Code to allow the arrest of anyone even countenancing dissension, these were only tidings, omens, underpinnings.†   (source)
  • The Court's decision was strongly criticized by scholars and Court observers, and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote a compelling dissent, but Thompson did not get any money.†   (source)
  • The three dissenting justices argued that the errors had been harmless ones and that, in any case, they had not influenced the verdict.†   (source)
  • "But if I had refused to sponsor a Champion, my father would have seen it as a sign of dissent, and I'm not yet enough of a man to stand against him like that.†   (source)
  • From upstairs, the thud of feet on floorboards and children's voices, two or three at least, talking at once, rising, falling, and rising again, perhaps in dissent, perhaps excited agreement.†   (source)
  • My brother Shade says it's because arena cities enjoyed a marked reduction in Red crime, dissent, even the few acts of rebellion.†   (source)
  • Like any good teacher, she tolerated little dissension.†   (source)
  • It takes a true patriot to dissent, to say he loves his country more than he cares for his own place in the social order.†   (source)
  • We are the first army in history to be free of dissent.†   (source)
  • There were a handful of dissenting voices on the island who felt that personalizing the campaign was a betrayal of the collectivity of the organization, but most people realized that it was a technique to rouse the people.†   (source)
  • Spreading dissension and inciting to mutiny.†   (source)
  • If none dissent, by the end of the day we shall have a new High King.†   (source)
  • The military were a breed apart, brothers who spoke a different dialect from the civilians and with whom any attempt at dialogue would be a conversation of the deaf, because the slightest dissent was considered treason in their rigid honor code.†   (source)
  • Major Danby confided that Group was incensed with all flight surgeons because of Dr. Stubbs, the bushy-haired, baggy-chinned, slovenly flight surgeon in Dunbar's squadron who was deliberately and defiantly brewing insidious dissension there by grounding all men with sixty missions on proper forms that were rejected by Group indignantly with orders restoring the confused pilots, navigators, bombardiers and gunners to combat duty.†   (source)
  • Dissension will only hinder that objective.†   (source)
  • According to the minutes, there was only one dissenting voice, and it was General George Clinton, not Lee, as he later implied.†   (source)
  • Not long after his protest, a law passed saying that dissenting clergy should keep at least five miles from their old parishes, so that they might not stir up differences.†   (source)
  • She takes caution for cowardice and dissent for defiance.†   (source)
  • A number of scholars and human rights groups accused the Kagame administration of its own unacknowledged atrocities, of discriminating against the mass of Hutus, of rigging elections, of stifling dissent, of disappearing dissenters.†   (source)
  • Your mind is your only judge of truth-and if others dissent from your verdict, reality is the court of final appeal.†   (source)
  • There are mumbles of encouragement and of dissent.†   (source)
  • Although only 20 percent of the soldiers avowed explicit proslavery purposes in their letters and diaries, none at all dissented from that view.†   (source)
  • No political relationship will continue to exist between the assenting and dissenting States.†   (source)
  • It did, without a single dissenting vote.†   (source)
  • O.K. Anyone in dissent?†   (source)
  • Mom was ready for his dissent.†   (source)
  • …around and ahead of them, this having been a national reflex to certain pathologies in high places only death had had the power to cure, and this Berkeley was like no somnolent Siwash out of her own past at all. but more akin to those Far Eastern or Latin American universities you read about, those autonomous culture media where the most beloved of folklores may be brought into doubt, cataclysmic of dissents voiced, suicidal of commitments chosen—the sort that bring governments down.†   (source)
  • Svirid had been deeply shocked by the shooting of Vdovi-chenko, whose only crime had been that his influence rivalled that of Liberius and brought dissension into the camp.†   (source)
  • And only the very courageous will be able to keep alive the spirit of individualism and dissent which gave birth to this nation, nourished it as an infant and carried it through its severest tests upon the attainment of its maturity.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, And dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • Pa looked at the face of each one for dissent, and then he said, "Want to call 'im over, Tommy?"   (source)
    dissent = disagreement
  • There were no dissentient voices   (source)
    dissentient = disagreeing
  • Dick did not even bother to dissent from this.   (source)
    dissent = disagree
  • Mrs Musgrove had not a word to say in dissent;   (source)
    dissent = disagreement
  • You wrote this to make dissension between me and my family,   (source)
  • He gave no orders, but only assented to or dissented from what others suggested.   (source)
    dissented = expressed disagreement
  • She said nothing, and shook her cropped head in dissent.   (source)
    dissent = disagreement
  • Hugh put up his hand in dissent,   (source)
  • without dissent this point be fixed   (source)
  • 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.   (source)
  • The old man looked at her for an instant with an expression of the deepest tenderness, then, turning towards the notary, he significantly winked his eye in token of dissent.   (source)
  • As the gods decide in council that Akhilleus should return Hektor's body, there is dissent:   (source)
  • 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.   (source)
    dissenting = disagreeing
  • An act of dissent from the people of District 11.†   (source)
  • " "You mean she can't stand any dissent, even if it's fair," I'd countered.†   (source)
  • Some nod, others look cross at the Queenstrial choices, but no one voices their dissent.†   (source)
  • Only the queen's men had dissented, and then not loudly.†   (source)
  • There was dissension within the Foreign Ministry.†   (source)
  • You are a perilous prize, ser. You sow dissension wherever you go.†   (source)
  • On Thomas's left, murmuring broke out, voices of dissent already.†   (source)
  • "And ours," Eragon said in a tone that he hoped would discourage dissent.†   (source)
  • No. Everyone turned to see where the dissent had come from.†   (source)
  • It would sow dissent among the ranks of the magicians, and that is exactly what I don't want.†   (source)
  • The little dissent went with them, and the village was at peace.†   (source)
  • Whereon he heard, "No metal can resolve dissension.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • The beat keeps you running in circles, like: Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • Dissension— A hand touched his shoulder.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • 15 Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun… "Least of all your money.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • But once alone, having torn through the first fifty pages of Herr Flammenhescher's little monograph, Mikhail would leap to his feet and start pacing from corner to corner in order to voice his fervid agreement or furious dissent with the author's thesis, his style, or his use of punctuation.†   (source)
  • She heard his dissent or denial.†   (source)
  • There's some dissent, but Haymitch takes our part, and by bedtime, we have a compartment across from Prim and my mother, who agrees to keep an eye on us.†   (source)
  • Was there dissent?†   (source)
  • He had chosen the smith as his second in command, a decision that Nasuada had accepted without dissent.†   (source)
  • I wonder if that's the kind of place this is—where dissent can be expressed in public, in the middle of a normal conversation, instead of in secret spaces, with hushed voices.†   (source)
  • Saphira had then pointed out, in the most diplomatic of terms, that if Nasuada asserted her authority as Eragon's liegelord and forbade him from participating in the sortie, it would poison their relationship with the sort of rancor and dissent that could undermine the Varden's cause.†   (source)
  • The festivities that night had been more dissension than celebration-a strange mix of exuberance by those who believed that Justin was indeed destined to deliver them from the Horde with this peace of his, and animosity by those who argued vehemently against any such treasonous betrayal of Elyon.†   (source)
  • "When everybody agrees," Taggart's voice suddenly went shrill, "when people are unanimous, how does one man dare to dissent?†   (source)
  • Through the years of the war Sewall hadtaken heart from every American defeat, every report of dissension in the American army, and from the news of Benedict Arnold's return to his proper allegiances.†   (source)
  • Foreword STUDS TERKEL "AT A TIME WHEN THE TIDE RUNS toward a sure conformity, when dissent is often confused with subversion, when a man's belief may be subject to investigation as well as his actions …"†   (source)
  • The first thing was to replace the Owsla losses—and preferably with rabbits who knew how to deal ruthlessly with any further signs of dissension.†   (source)
  • Some veterans, however, dissented from the tendency to blur the issues of the war, especially slavery.†   (source)
  • His stay at Quincy would be longer even than the year before, but the stress of the undeclared war—the Quasi-War, as it came to be known, or Half-War, as he called it—combined with the threatening ambitions of Alexander Hamilton and growing dissension within Adams's own cabinet, filled his days with frustration and worry.†   (source)
  • So long as conscionable and caring people are around, so long as they are not muted or exiled, so long as they remain alert in thought and action, there is a chance for contagions of the right stuff, whereby democracy becomes no longer a choice of lesser evils, whereby the right to vote is not betrayed by staying away from the polls, whereby the freedoms of speech, assembly, religion, and dissent are never forsaken.†   (source)
  • Indeed,there would be no such stories had this nation not maintained its heritage of free speech and dissent, had it not fostered honest conflicts of opinion, had it not encouraged tolerance for unpopular views.†   (source)
  • Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun… Maria was introducing another effete, all gush, all cropped copper hair, all fuchsia blouse and Prussian blue culottes.†   (source)
  • dissension have begun.†   (source)
  • …guests on the floor below… The glitter of uniforms, of dress, of phosphorescent flesh, of beams of pastel light swaying on stilt legs… Tenser, said the Tensor… The sound of voices, of music, of annunciators, of echoes… Tension, apprehension, and dissension… The wonderful potpourri of flesh and perfume, of food, of wine, of gilt ostentation… Tension, apprehension… The gilt trappings of death… Of something, by God, which has failed for seventy years… A lost art… As lost as phlebotomy,…†   (source)
  • Macedon saw its progress but internal dissensions hindered her from stopping it.†   (source)
  • The Achaeans were weakened by internal dissensions and by the revolt of one of its members, Messene, but they joined the Aetolians and Athenians in opposition.†   (source)
  • The convoy with the partisans' families is quite near and the dissensions inside the camp will be settled by this evening, so we can expect to move any day now.†   (source)
  • As she thought this, the clamor of dissenting voices rose up about Ashley, indignant, fiery.†   (source)
  • Four proud infidels alone proclaimed their dissent; four Indians from the gates of Balliol, in freshly-laundered white flannels and neatly pressed blazers, with snow-white turbans on their heads, and in their plump, brown hands bright cushions, a picnic basket and the Plays Unpleasant of Bernard Shaw, making for the river.†   (source)
  • I have an idea that your mother—Lady Croft—while she doesn't object to my girl—feels you might have done better for yourself socially — (GERALD, rather embarrassed, begins to murmur some dissent, but BIRLING checks him.†   (source)
  • "And you may mark my words," proceeded Gant, as if he had never been interrupted, and had heard no dissenting judgment, "if they get in again we'll have soup-kitchens, the banks will go to the wall, and your guts will grease your backbone before another winter's over."†   (source)
  • But after dissension Had ended, in France, and you were endued With your former privilege, how did you show your gratitude?†   (source)
  • Then, over the ugly clamor of their dissension, over the rasp and snarl of their nerves, they heard the low mutter of Ben's expiring breath.†   (source)
  • Nor so much as a rather reverend dissenting gentleman?†   (source)
  • The coming of Ray Longstreth had been the entering-wedge of dissension.†   (source)
  • These little rows were really precipitated by an atmosphere which was surcharged with dissension.†   (source)
  • Evidently there was difference of opinion, if not real dissension, in that posse.†   (source)
  • He wore a hat like a dissenting minister's.†   (source)
  • I suppose I made some sign of dissent, because he insisted, "Yes! yes!†   (source)
  • You speak with the lips of a dissenting minister.†   (source)
  • The dissenting shoemaker wanted Miss Briggs to send his son to college and make a gentleman of him.†   (source)
  • Yes, it was now "Death to the Republic!" everywhere—not a dissenting voice.†   (source)
  • In all this I see a too hasty desire to slander me and to raise dissension between us.†   (source)
  • Anna noticed this sigh, indicating dissent, and she went on.†   (source)
  • To this assertion there were but three dissenting voices, and one dissenting opinion.†   (source)
  • When Mrs. Carey passed the dissenting ministers in the street she stepped over to the other side to avoid meeting them, but if there was not time for this fixed her eyes on the pavement.†   (source)
  • But so far as Tom could ascertain there was not a dissenting voice against the necessity for banding together to protect themselves from Indians.†   (source)
  • I gave no sign of dissent.†   (source)
  • At Hyde Park Corner on a tub she stands preaching; shrouds herself in white and walks penitentially disguised as brotherly love through factories and parliaments; offers help, but desires power; smites out of her way roughly the dissentient, or dissatisfied; bestows her blessing on those who, looking upward, catch submissively from her eyes the light of their own.†   (source)
  • There was no dissenting voice.†   (source)
  • He preached to himself, as Max Gottlieb had once preached to him, the loyalty of dissent, the faith of being very doubtful, the gospel of not bawling gospels, the wisdom of admitting the probable ignorance of one's self and of everybody else, and the energetic acceleration of a Movement for going very slow.†   (source)
  • Rest assured that His Majesty will be delighted to know that in a time when his hard tack is not sought for by sailors with such avidity as should be; a time also when some shipmasters privily resent the borrowing from them a tar or two for the service; His Majesty, I say, will be delighted to learn that one shipmaster at least cheerfully surrenders to the King, the flower of his flock, a sailor who with equal loyalty makes no dissent.†   (source)
  • Hendon disapparelled the boy without dissent or remark, tucked him up in bed, then glanced about the room, saying to himself, ruefully, "He hath taken my bed again, as before—marry, what shall I do?"†   (source)
  • She waved a dissenting hand, and went on, paying no further heed to their renewed cries which sought to detain her.†   (source)
  • Chapter XL A PUBLIC DISSENSION—A FINAL APPEAL There was no after-theatre lark, however, so far as Carrie was concerned.†   (source)
  • Shopping in Blackstable was not a simple matter; for dissent, helped by the fact that the parish church was two miles from the town, was very common; and it was necessary to deal only with churchgoers; Mrs. Carey knew perfectly that the vicarage custom might make all the difference to a tradesman's faith.†   (source)
  • Holden was the dissenting minister, and, though for Christ's sake who died for both of them, Mr. Carey nodded to him in the street, he did not speak to him.†   (source)
  • "It's two young men in a gig, ma'am, who want to see the house— yes, and if you please, I told them so!" in quick reply to a gesture of dissent from the housekeeper.†   (source)
  • I shook my head: it required a degree of courage, excited as he was becoming, even to risk that mute sign of dissent.†   (source)
  • Hutter called for the glass, and took a careful survey of the spot, before he ventured an opinion, at all; then he somewhat cavalierly expressed his dissent from that given by the Indian.†   (source)
  • In this reconciliation thou wilt own I have an interest—the happiness of my friend, and the quelling of dissension among my faithful people.†   (source)
  • An occasional burst of fervor in Dissenting pulpits on the subject of infant baptism was the only symptom of a zeal unsuited to sober times when men had done with change.†   (source)
  • I've heard a deal o' doctrine i' my time, for I used to go after the Dissenting preachers along wi' Seth, when I was a lad o' seventeen, and got puzzling myself a deal about th' Arminians and the Calvinists.†   (source)
  • Still in the Dissenting line, eh?†   (source)
  • Without waiting for approbation or dissent, the squatter advanced to the base of the rock, which formed a sort of perpendicular wall, nearly twenty feet high around the whole acclivity.†   (source)
  • A smile, too, was neither dissent—which was too serious—nor agreement, which might have brought on terrible complications.†   (source)
  • While the captains treated him kindly and as an old comrade, the lieutenants seldom ventured to dissent from his military opinions; and the ensigns, it was remarked, actually manifested a species of respect that amounted to something very like deference.†   (source)
  • As Elizabeth neither assented nor dissented Donald Farfrae began blowing her back hair, and her side hair, and her neck, and the crown of her bonnet, and the fur of her victorine, Elizabeth saying, "O, thank you," at every puff.†   (source)
  • With the advantage of possessing this important intelligence, the chief warily laid his plans before his fellows, and, as might have been anticipated from his eloquence and cunning, they were adopted without a dissenting voice.†   (source)
  • Those who at first rejected it as false, ultimately receive it as the general impression; and those who still dispute it in their hearts, conceal their dissent; they are careful not to engage in a dangerous and useless conflict.†   (source)
  • Then, O king, speaking for myself, and all my brethren here, not one dissenting, I say, in Bethlehem of Judea.†   (source)
  • I reproach myself, most bitterly, for having been so unfortunate as to cause the dissension that occurred, although I did so, I assure you, most unwittingly and heedlessly.'†   (source)
  • An oligarchy of learning, where the educated govern the ignorant, or even an oligarchy of race, where the Saxon rules the African, might be endured; but this oligarchy of sex, which makes father, brothers, husband, sons, the oligarchs over the mother and sisters, the wife and daughters, of every household - which ordains all men sovereigns, all women subjects, carries dissension, discord, and rebellion into every home of the nation.†   (source)
  • To agree to disagree had cost him an effort; he was ready to agree to almost anything but that, and saw no reason why either assent or dissent should be so terribly consistent.†   (source)
  • Mrs General likewise clearly understood that the attachment had occasioned much family grief and dissension.†   (source)
  • Sir Thomas could not dissent, as it had been his own arrangement, previously communicated to his wife and sister; but that seemed forgotten by Mrs. Norris, who must fancy that she settled it all herself.†   (source)
  • But as the United States were colonized by men holding equal rank amongst themselves, there is as yet no natural or permanent source of dissension between the interests of its different inhabitants.†   (source)
  • Protestantism sat at ease, unmindful of schisms, careless of proselytism: Dissent was an inheritance along with a superior pew and a business connection; and Churchmanship only wondered contemptuously at Dissent as a foolish habit that clung greatly to families in the grocery and chandlering lines, though not incompatible with prosperous wholesale dealing.†   (source)
  • After the hussars had come to the village and Rostov had gone to see the princess, a certain confusion and dissension had arisen among the crowd.†   (source)
  • But, moreover, it could not escape even Cedric's reluctant observation, that his project for an absolute union among the Saxons, by the marriage of Rowena and Athelstane, was now completely at an end, by the mutual dissent of both parties concerned.†   (source)
  • It is my mother who dissents; she has a clear and penetrating judgment, and does not smile on the proposed union.†   (source)
  • In the reverend Father Zossima's cell he was carried away by the unhappy dissension with his son, and let fall words which were quite out of keeping …. in fact, quite unseemly …. as"—he glanced at the monks—"your reverence is, no doubt, already aware.†   (source)
  • The small boys wore excellent corduroy, the girls went out as tidy servants, or did a little straw-plaiting at home: no looms here, no Dissent; and though the public disposition was rather towards laying by money than towards spirituality, there was not much vice.†   (source)
  • To this probable opinion there was now but one dissenting voice, that of the slow-minded Ishmael, who demanded that the corpse itself should be examined in order to obtain a more accurate knowledge of its injuries.†   (source)
  • A stranger does, indeed, sometimes meet with Americans who dissent from these rigorous formularies; with men who deplore the defects of the laws, the mutability and the ignorance of democracy; who even go so far as to observe the evil tendencies which impair the national character, and to point out such remedies as it might be possible to apply; but no one is there to hear these things besides yourself, and you, to whom these secret reflections are confided, are a stranger and a bird…†   (source)
  • Briggs's brother, a radical hatter and grocer, called his sister a purse-proud aristocrat, because she would not advance a part of her capital to stock his shop; and she would have done so most likely, but that their sister, a dissenting shoemaker's lady, at variance with the hatter and grocer, who went to another chapel, showed how their brother was on the verge of bankruptcy, and took possession of Briggs for a while.†   (source)
  • The Countess gave rise indeed to some discussion between the mistress of the house and the visitor from Rome, in which Madame Merle (who was not such a fool as to irritate people by always agreeing with them) availed herself felicitously enough of that large licence of dissent which her hostess permitted as freely as she practised it.†   (source)
  • "The Grand Master thinks otherwise," said Mont-Fitchet; "and, Albert, I will be upright with thee—wizard or not, it were better that this miserable damsel die, than that Brian de Bois-Guilbert should be lost to the Order, or the Order divided by internal dissension.†   (source)
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