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  • The group's membership was a small, eclectic mix of pacifists, anarchists, vegetarians, and libertarians brought together by a commitment to nonviolent political action.†   (source)
  • He defined himself as a natural pacifist, a partisan of definitive reconciliation between Liberals and Conservatives for the good of the nation.†   (source)
  • I'm sure he's quite the pacifist.†   (source)
  • So what if he was an avowed pacifist whose most aggressive attack strategy was known as the Slobber Offensive?†   (source)
  • He asked Tom White to give him ten thousand dollars in cash, which he planned to smuggle into Haiti and turn over to the underground, pacifist resistance.†   (source)
  • When someone later insinuated that perhaps the chief was not prepared for such a course, he retorted, "If anyone thinks I'm a pacifist, let him try to take my chickens, and he will know how wrong he is!†   (source)
  • Thanks to my dad, a pacifist-type god who didn't allow fighting in his sacred places, I could sometimes disarm everyone in a wide circle around me, blasting their weapons right out of their hands.†   (source)
  • The guards, some of whom had previously identified themselves as pacifists, fell quickly into the role of hard-bitten disciplinarians.†   (source)
  • Sister received copious amounts of mail from pacifists around the world.†   (source)
  • It would have been difficult to voice his pacifist background, as he was the only Seventh-Day Adventist on the team.†   (source)
  • I'm a pacifist."†   (source)
  • The prospect of using a weapon gave him mixed feelings, but he wasn't sure that he was meant to be a pacifist here in this reality.†   (source)
  • To many staunchly pacifist Quakers any step that led nearer to all-out war was anathema.†   (source)
  • The watchman said, "Stupid owners are pacifists or some damn thing.†   (source)
  • He wasn't a pacifist by any means, but he'd grown up during Vietnam and knew how war impacted people.†   (source)
  • You must be the first pacifist this college has produced.†   (source)
  • Is this a company of pacifists?†   (source)
  • But I was finally converted when I encountered the letters of two Quaker brothers, farmers from New York State, whose ideological convictions overcame their pacifism and caused them to enlist, leaving behind a widowed mother.†   (source)
  • Prof was a pacifist.†   (source)
  • He was a pacifist, my father, and even though he would talk about these sunny times for Poland, I knew that au fond he was gloomy and worried.†   (source)
  • I'm a pacifist.†   (source)
  • Is this not a pacifistic religion, this thing you have been spreading?†   (source)
  • Although a militant pacifist and isolationist, his very nature prohibited him from being a mere obstructionist on all international issues, or a petty partisan opposing all of the President's requests.†   (source)
  • Is he a man of great physical courage—so great that he will have no half-conscious misgivings about the real motives of his pacifism?   (source)
    pacifism = opposition to violence as a means of settling disputes
  • Desperation turned me from a pacifist into an extremist.†   (source)
  • It took a full day to die, and since then I have been what is called a pacifist.†   (source)
  • I didn't say I was a pacifist, Gilbreath.†   (source)
  • How did a pacifist become a field marshal?†   (source)
  • But I'm a total pacifist."†   (source)
  • "Not a pacifist," said Alex.†   (source)
  • You know very well that after we publicized our policy toward the Earth civilization, there was a wave of extremely dangerous pacifism.†   (source)
  • Stumpy had been on a serious tear that day in the classroom, more abusive than usual, and Alice the pacifist had finally had it.†   (source)
  • Adams had come to believe that Dickinson's real struggle was with his mother and his wife, both devout Quakers who bedeviled him with their pacifist views.†   (source)
  • Then Sheena started to chant: "Al-ice, Al-ice, Al-ice, Al-ice, Al-ice!" as they led the little pacifist away.†   (source)
  • The term is inexact and demeaning, for a pacifist has no peace in his soul, and he knows rage as much as anyone else, but he simply will not kill.†   (source)
  • AMONG THE last prisoners to show up in May, before the Camp was "closed" to deflect Martha Stewart to another facility, were three new political prisoners, pacifists like Sister Platte.†   (source)
  • I thought it was cool that Sister had a posse of pacifists in prison—yes, the government wasted millions of taxpayer dollars prosecuting and locking up nonviolent protesters, but, here on the inside the political prisoners now had a community of like-minded folks.†   (source)
  • I might have fought had the Mongols or Turks been at the gates of Vienna, had I not been a pacifist, but now we are all fighting for absolutely nothing.†   (source)
  • I'm a pacifist.†   (source)
  • A pacifist!†   (source)
  • But your biggest mistake, I feel, is that you picked a pacifistic creed with which to oppose an active one.†   (source)
  • Let him begin by treating the Patriotism or the Pacifism as a part of his religion.†   (source)
  • But if he is the man I take him to be, try Pacifism.†   (source)
  • Written in 1938 when pacifism was anathema to the American left and most of the center, it went to the printers in the spring of 1939 and was published on September third—ten days after the Nazi-Soviet pact, two days after the start of World War II.†   (source)
  • Creeds like pacifism and anarchism, which seem on the surface to imply a complete renunciation of power, rather encourage this habit of mind.†   (source)
  • If you aren't sure that he is the criminal—and you must sum it up for yourself with every ounce of fairness you can muster—then go and be a pacifist by all means.†   (source)
  • Mr. Paul Blanshard, speaking of army censorship in The Right to Read (1955) says, "A few pro-Axis foreign-language magazines had been banned, as well as three books, including Dalton Trumbo's pacifist novel Johnny Get Your Gun, produced during the period of the Hitler-Stalin pact.†   (source)
  • I recollect that I was a fervent pacifist myself once, in the Boer War, when my own country was the aggressor, and a young woman blew a squeaker at me on Mafeking Night.†   (source)
  • I had not forgotten my promise to consider whether we should make the patient an extreme patriot or an extreme pacifist.†   (source)
  • Give me without fail in your next letter a full account of the patient's reactions to the war, so that we can consider whether you are likely to do more good by making him an extreme patriot or an ardent pacifist.†   (source)
  • I gather they are even vaguely pacifist, not on moral grounds but from an ingrained habit of belittling anything that concerns the great mass of their fellow men and from a dash of purely fashionable and literary communism.†   (source)
  • If he is that sort of man, his pacifism will probably not do us much good, and the Enemy will probably protect him from the usual consequences of belonging to a sect.†   (source)
  • Then quietly and gradually nurse him on to the stage at which the religion becomes merely part of the "cause", in which Christianity is valued chiefly because of the excellent arguments it can produce in favour of the British war-effort or of Pacifism.†   (source)
  • Pacifism played in the back of his mind, and he read The Masses and Lyoff Tolstoi faithfully.†   (source)
  • …of the sort called "practical"; not once did he cease warring on the post hoc propter hoc conclusions which still make up most medical lore; not once did he fail to be hated by his colleagues, who were respectful to his face, uncomfortable in feeling his ironic power, but privily joyous to call him Mephisto, Diabolist, Killjoy, Pessimist, Destructive Critic, Flippant Cynic, Scientific Bounder Lacking in Dignity and Seriousness, Intellectual Snob, Pacifist, Anarchist, Atheist, Jew.†   (source)
  • "All these organizers, yes, and a whole lot of the German and Squarehead farmers themselves, they're seditious as the devil—disloyal, non-patriotic, pro-German pacifists, that's what they are!"†   (source)
  • He regards, or so they tell me, its author, one Bergotte, Esquire, as a subtle scribe, more subtle, indeed, than any beast of the field; and, albeit he exhibits on occasion a critical pacifism, a tenderness in suffering fools, for which it is impossible to account, and hard to make allowance, still his word has weight with me as it were the Delphic Oracle.†   (source)
  • For progress was pure nihilism, and the liberal bourgeois was in truth a man of nothingness and the Devil—yes, he denied God, the conservative, positive Absolute, and instead pledged allegiance to the devilish Anti-Absolute, and in his deadly pacifism marveled at how devout he was.†   (source)
  • "But think of the cheapness of it—no one's really going to martyr you for being a pacifist—it's just going to throw you in with the worst—"†   (source)
  • Then, after a week, Amory saw Burne and knew at once that argument would be futile—Burne had come out as a pacifist.†   (source)
  • The pageantry of his disillusion took shape in a world-old procession of Prophets, Athenians, Martyrs, Saints, Scientists, Don Juans, Jesuits, Puritans, Fausts, Poets, Pacifists; like costumed alumni at a college reunion they streamed before him as their dreams, personalities, and creeds had in turn thrown colored lights on his soul; each had tried to express the glory of life and the tremendous significance of man; each had boasted of synchronizing what had gone before into his own…†   (source)
  • You have spoken to our pupils here about the Church's bloody deeds and her chastening impatience—but that was very foolish of you, for the zeal of the godly cannot, by definition, be pacifistic.†   (source)
  • I hope it will inspire younger men and women, the only ones who can be inspired, to have a try at Theodore, or Militarism; Jane, or Pacifism; at So-and-So, the Pragmatist or the Freudian.†   (source)
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