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  • Call it the circle of strife: The Arkansas couple who drove it before me were sketchy; Ozark Amy was obviously shady; hopefully, some Illinois down-and-outer will enjoy it for a bit too.†   (source)
  • The strife will only get worse.†   (source)
  • He called them love and strife.†   (source)
  • But where You come, Lord, the spirit of strife cannot exist....†   (source)
  • have been peerless in the history of economic strife.†   (source)
  • 13 ~ Trouble and Strife Next Door .†   (source)
  • That became clear after the 1992 season when, to put an end to labor strife, NFL players and owners agreed to a new labor deal.†   (source)
  • After six hundred years of their own strife and a few centuries of Portuguese villainy, the warring tribes of Angola had finally agreed to a peace plan.†   (source)
  • I think that Chief Healy and myself, in particular, were well aware of the dangers in this strife-torn country.†   (source)
  • Holmes even wanted Ned to buy life insurance, for surely once his marital strife subsided, he would want to protect Julia and Pearl from destitution in the event of his death.†   (source)
  • That the vampires of the world are a small number and live in terror of strife amongst themselves and choose their fledglings with great care, making certain that they respect the other vampires mightily.†   (source)
  • Too much political strife.†   (source)
  • She thought then how peaceful it was here in this moment of their tiredness, and she recalled once hearing the minstrel-warrior Gurney Halleck say, "Better a dry morsel and quietness therewith than a house full of sacrifice and strife."†   (source)
  • Most of them were young people fed up with the good life, wanderers like him in search of a philosophy that would allow them to exist without participating in earthly strife.†   (source)
  • They have tremendous potential with their famines, monsoons, religious strife, train wrecks, boat sinkings, et cetera.†   (source)
  • Phoebe began to cry, as if she had some sort of internal barometer for strife and tension.†   (source)
  • From the moment of the Nationalists' election, we knew thatour land would henceforth be a place of tension and strife.†   (source)
  • It had taken Matron her first year in Addis to understand that this was how stress, anxiety, marital strife, and depression were expressed in Ethiopia—somatization was what Ghosh said the experts called this phenomenon.†   (source)
  • In America's Deep South, there is growing racial strife.†   (source)
  • A frenzy of studying for mid-October's midterms gave Cedric a break from the fixating strife with Rob.†   (source)
  • Now he had had a confidential talk with his mother, only to discover that before he was born, before the first nerve end had formed in his mother's womb, he was the subject of great controversy and strife.†   (source)
  • "Well," said David thoughtfully, "you have avenged your father, and we have struck the Enemy a very powerful blow—one that has sown strife across the four kingdoms."†   (source)
  • Under the boughs of Mirkwood there was deadly strife of Elves and Men and fell beasts.†   (source)
  • When Lee declined, strife within the commission grew worse.†   (source)
  • Worlds trembled, almost within reach of his fingers, and in some instinctual way he strove not to be corrupted, knowing in his colder mind that such strife was vain and always would be.†   (source)
  • Then he was renewing the dream in our hearts: "....this barren land after Emancipation," he intoned, "this land of darkness and sorrow, of ignorance and degradation, where the hand of brother had been turned against brother, father against son, and son against father; where master had turned against slave and slave against master; where all was strife and darkness, an aching land.†   (source)
  • Strife between Lannister and Lannister can only help the enemies of our House.†   (source)
  • Then, of course, as in all revolutions, the internal strife sours the victories-at least that's what my old friends from the May Day barricades tell me.†   (source)
  • Besides, her retaking of the helm had not led to any internal strife; Eriksson had reverted happily to the position of managing editor, indeed was almost ecstatic—as she put it—that life would now return to normal.†   (source)
  • The horse, the hawk, the hound, by blood they are ever bound to shield to serve from life to life in joy, in sorrow, in health, in strife.†   (source)
  • Children and youth are forcibly recruited for combat in strife-torn regions of Africa, as they have been, and continue to be, in conflicts around the world.†   (source)
  • He spoke for a few minutes about the tragedy of strife between the communities.†   (source)
  • I hear things, rumblings in Downworld, the rumor of coming strife.†   (source)
  • They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit and malice.†   (source)
  • / Be a hero in the strife!†   (source)
  • What kind of love was theirs, that it brought strife instead of peace?†   (source)
  • That neither tempest nor strife, nor fierce beasts, nor the loneliness of the desert, nor yet the illegitimate usurpers of our rightful estate, can deter our couriers.†   (source)
  • Nor did I have any idea how to deal with the situation as it stood now, with its overtone of irreconcilable strife.†   (source)
  • The strife had lasted too long and had been too painful for me to call him back to continue it.†   (source)
  • For more than a hundred years, the Republic of South Africa had been the centre of social strife.†   (source)
  • It has also been said that there is internal strife in the City, between the demigods and what remains of their elders.†   (source)
  • He swung his thin arms to keep the blood moving and tipped his face up and straightened his humpback as much as possible, and recited aloud to himself as he walked: "These joys are free to all who live, The rich and poor, the great and low: The charms which kindness has to give, The smiles which friendship may bestow, The honor of a well-spent life, The glory of a purpose true, High courage in the stress of strife, And peace when every task is through ..."†   (source)
  • In the name of my own conscience and my own manhood ....I refuse to take this oath...[But] I love Texas too well to bring civil strife and bloodshed upon her.†   (source)
  • There was nothing left to connect her with the sordid little house on stilts, the screaming of trains, the dust, and the strife between her parents.†   (source)
  • As labor strife increased and the economy faltered, the general level of violence rose.†   (source)
  • Love binds things together, and strife separates them.†   (source)
  • No outsiders could know about the familial strife—with outsiders defined very broadly.†   (source)
  • A forest child we lost to strife; A sylvan daughter caught by life!†   (source)
  • Her gentle smile ends all strife,
    and she loves her little children.†   (source)
  • The strife has become worse since they came to America.†   (source)
  • You will only cause strife and anger where none are needed...Please.†   (source)
  • I know from experience; strife does naught but make you miserable.†   (source)
  • Rob's in the room, and they talk amiably, still a welcome change after the long months of strife.†   (source)
  • If there is strife, it will not be my doing.†   (source)
  • But I deem the time unripe; and I have no mind for strife except with our Enemy and his servants.†   (source)
  • The end of strife and conflicts of all kinds had also meant the virtual end of creative art.†   (source)
  • They passed Peeves near the turning into Gryffindor Tower, but he was streaking happily toward the source of the yelling, cackling and calling, When there's strife and when there's trouble Call on Peevsie, he'll make double!†   (source)
  • CROWN HIM THE LORD OF LIFE, WHO TRI-UMPHED O'ER THE GRAVE, AND ROSE VIC-TO-RIOUS IN THE STRIFE FOR THOSE HE CAME TO SAVE; HIS GLO-RIES NOW WE SING WHO DIED AND ROSE ON HIGH, WHO DIED, E-TER-NAL LIFE TO BRING, AND LIVES THAT DEATH MAY DIE.†   (source)
  • As I listened, I often thought sadly how much I would give, and how happy I would be, if I could only get my hands on the tinny, out-of-tune old piano that caused such trouble and strife next door.†   (source)
  • He had no problem with Armco, but he and everyone like him hated the coal companies in Kentucky thanks to a long history of labor strife.†   (source)
  • Love from Dad, who sometimes gets very depressed about the thousand-year-long strife between Jews, Christians, and Muslims.†   (source)
  • Director-General Davis spoke next and offered a meaty helping of distorted reality, praising the way the National Commission, the Exposition Company, and the Board of Lady Managers had worked together without strife to produce such a brilliant exposition.†   (source)
  • The statistics are stacked high against them, and many succumb: to crime or an early death at worst, domestic strife and welfare dependency at best.†   (source)
  • My closest friends had all seen some kind of domestic strife in their life—divorces, remarriages, legal separations, or fathers who spent some time in jail.†   (source)
  • It is strife and anger we must guard against, not closer relations with those who were once our foes.†   (source)
  • Wars and strife!†   (source)
  • And part of that process will be ensuring that, after a hundred years of strife, we finally have peace.†   (source)
  • On either side, an army of shadows appeared—more dark-winged arai, which Annabeth was not thrilled to see; a withered man who must have been Geras, the god of old age; and a younger woman in a black toga, her eyes gleaming and her smile like a serial killer's—no doubt Eris, the goddess of strife.†   (source)
  • The gunslinger had a sudden vivid picture of the Great Hall a year after the spring Ball, in the shattered, hulked shards of revolt, civil strife, and invasion.†   (source)
  • But the more racial strife they can report, the more the public questions what good any of this diversity brings.†   (source)
  • "They saw the mark of the Morrigan," said the giant, "but she has never used this weapon; she meant for it to fall into mortal hands and sow strife in its wake.†   (source)
  • Arya blessed Ajihad in a ripple of the ancient language, then said in her musical voice, "Alas, his death will cause much strife.†   (source)
  • "He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife," Cedric recalls Long commanding, quoting Proverbs 28:24, "but he that putteth his trust in the Lord shall be made fat."†   (source)
  • What I dread most is the feeling that might come out in him on his return, the expression of self-loss and self-doubt on a face that I have known as almost unblemished, resolute, magically unweathered by strife and time.†   (source)
  • The late money says it's the Indians, who so despise Korean competition, it's the Jews envious of new Korean money, Chinese hateful of Korean communality, blacks who want something, anything of justice, it's the uneasy coalition of our colors, that oldest strife of city and alley and schoolyard.†   (source)
  • It was good to hear her voice, and they talked about his test schedule and when he'd be coming home before he got around to describing the strife with Rob.†   (source)
  • It was increasingly taking the form, not of struggle against the Government — though this is what prompted it — but of civil strife amongst themselves, conducted in such a way that it could not hope to achieve anything other than a loss of life and bitterness.†   (source)
  • What I really wondered about was the smoochy détente between the two of them, reestablished short hours after the most harrowing scene of lovers' strife I could imagine this side of a low-grade Italian opera.†   (source)
  • Indeed it can be used only by one master alone, not by many; and he will look for a time of strife, ere one of the great among us makes himself master and puts down the others.†   (source)
  • Others say that he took upon him a new identity, and that he walks among mankind still, to guard and guide in the days of strife, to prevent the exploitation of the lower classes by those who come into power.†   (source)
  • Northerners whose political power depended on maintaining the Federal hegemony over the former Confederate states resisted any effort to heal sectional strife.†   (source)
  • He felt as if nothing could ever worry him again as long as he lived, and he said almost aloud as he walked past the glittering, grave-cold storefronts, "Do not say that thou art weary, O my soul, do not say, 'This Life is grief, the Strife is grim.†   (source)
  • As his daughter, Jessie Benton Fremont, wrote in her memoirs: "To him home brought the strength of peace and repose, and he never suffered the outside public atmosphere of strife to enter there."†   (source)
  • He was so much the embodiment of everything I deemed attractive and even envied in a human being that I couldn't help but suspect that the somber side of her Polish imagination had dreamed up these intimations of strife and doom.†   (source)
  • Now, after the passing of time in this bloody century, whenever there has occurred any of those unimaginable deeds of violence that have plundered our souls, my memory has turned back to Nathan—the poor lunatic whom I loved, high on drugs and with a smoking barrel in some nameless room or phone booth—and his image has always seemed to foreshadow these wretched unending years of madness, illusion, error, dream and strife.†   (source)
  • For Charles Sumner, before he died, Lamar told his hushed audience, believed that all occasion for strife and distrust between the North and South had passed away...Is not that the common sentiment—or if it is not, ought it not to be—of the great mass of our people, North and South?†   (source)
  • Season by season, there began again the old strife of ownership and taxes.†   (source)
  • The old Harry and the new lived at one moment in bitter strife, at the next in peace.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile the substance of our first act Will be shadows, and the strife with shadows.†   (source)
  • She began to weep: "I've had such a hard life," she said, "it's been strife and turmoil all the way.†   (source)
  • In bitter strife, each tried to devour the other so that his shape might prevail.†   (source)
  • The club's energies were sapped by internal strife.†   (source)
  • I had lived with her many years and she had taught me comradeship, strife and resignation.†   (source)
  • They were parted by hard and bitter strife.†   (source)
  • With terrified, tear-blurred eyes, David watched his father's body shake as if some awful strife were going on within him, saw his head lunge forward, his mouth open to speak, once, again, then grow pale and twitch, and finally he turned without a word and stumbled up the parlor steps.†   (source)
  • Perish strife, both from among gods and men, And wrath which maketh even him that is considerate cruel, Which getteth up in the heart of a man like smoke, And the taste thereof is sweeter than drops of honey.†   (source)
  • Strife, divisions, difference of opinion, prejudices twisted into the very fibre of being, oh, that they should begin so early, Mrs. Ramsay deplored.†   (source)
  • Whoever lived within its walls, whatever trouble there was and strife, however much uneasiness and pain, no matter what tears were shed, what sorrows borne, the peace of Manderley could not be broken or the loveliness destroyed.†   (source)
  • A sound of strife in Jody's throat, but his eyes stared unwillingly into a corner of the room so Janie knew the futile fight was not with her.†   (source)
  • That woman, then, who was born with a gift of poetry in the sixteenth century, was an unhappy woman, a woman at strife against herself.†   (source)
  • The saws sang soprano and the clerk in the commissary passed out the blackstrap molasses and the sowbelly and wrote in his big book, and the Yankee dollar and Confederate dumbness collaborated to heal the wounds of four years of fratricidal strife, and all was merry as a marriage bell.†   (source)
  • Spreading strife is my greatest joy.†   (source)
  • Wherever I found religion in my life I found strife, the attempt of one individual or group to rule another in the name of God.†   (source)
  • My wandering and inquisitive eye then shows me an awe-stricken child; a shuffling pensioner; or the obeisances of tired shop-girls burdened with heaven knows what strife in their poor thin breasts come to solace themselves in the rush hour.†   (source)
  • You felt, in spite of all bureaucracy and inefficiency and party strife, something that was like the feeling you expected to have and did not have when you made your first communion.†   (source)
  • Strife was internecine during the next fortnight, but I suffered the more, for my father had greater reserves to draw on and a wider territory for maneuver, while I was pinned to my bridgehead between the uplands and the sea.†   (source)
  • No one in that dark office spoke the word "war"; it was taboo; we should be called for if there was "an emergency"— not in case of strife, an act of human will; nothing so clear and simple as wrath or retribution; an emergency; something coming out of the waters, a monster with sightless face and thrashing tail thrown up from the depths.†   (source)
  • So, when there is a strife of tongues, at some meeting, the chairman, to obtain unity, suggests that every one shall speak in French.†   (source)
  • Currer Bell, George Eliot, George Sand, all the victims of inner strife as their writings prove, sought ineffectively to veil themselves by using the name of a man.†   (source)
  • And we recall the trickster-god Edshu, described in a tale from the other coast of Africa:74 spreading strife was his greatest joy.†   (source)
  • You sowed strife abroad, you reviled The King to the King of France, to the Pope, Raising up against him false opinions.†   (source)
  • But one needed answers, not questions; and an answer was only to be had by consulting the learned and the unprejudiced, who have removed themselves above the strife of tongue and the confusion of body and issued the result of their reasoning and research in books which are to be found in the British Museum.†   (source)
  • A brush, the one dependable thing in a world of strife, ruin, chaos—that one should not play with, knowingly even: she detested it.†   (source)
  • Acting upon the loftiest of impulses, filled with love for those who suffer, urged toward fellowship with the rebellious, committed to sacrifice, why was it that there existed among Communists so much hate, suspicion, bitterness, and internecine strife?†   (source)
  • For as Heraclitus has declared: "The unlike is joined together, and from differences results the most beautiful harmony, and all things take place by strife.†   (source)
  • I found by looking at his chapter headings that it meant— 'The Manor Court and the Methods of Open-field Agriculture ....The Cistercians and Sheep-farming ....The Crusades ....The University ....The House of Commons ....The Hundred Years' War ....The Wars of the Roses ....The Renaissance Scholars ....The Dissolution of the Monasteries ....Agrarian and Religious Strife ....The Origin of English Sea-power....The Armada....' and so on.†   (source)
  • Even the so-called Christian nations—which are supposed to be following a "World" Redeemer—are better known to history for their colonial barbarity and internecine strife than for any practical display of that unconditioned love, synonymous with the effective conquest of ego, ego's world, and ego's tribal god, which was taught by their professed supreme Lord: I say unto you, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you.†   (source)
  • And he urged the little boys, playfully but earnestly, to "be not like dumb, driven cattle, be a hero in the strife."†   (source)
  • For a while he let this lively and yet orderly world go through its evolutions before my enraptured eyes in play and strife, making treaties and fighting battles, wooing, marrying and multiplying.†   (source)
  • This despair of his not only unmasked the conceited lecturer and dismissed with its irony the matter at hand, the expectant attitude of the public, the somewhat presumptuous title under which the lecture was announced—no, the Steppenwolf's look pierced our whole epoch, its whole overwrought activity, the whole surge and strife, the whole vanity, the whole superficial play of a shallow, opinionated intellectuality.†   (source)
  • And thinking of Gant, she felt again an inchoate aching wonder, recalling the savage strife between them, and the great submerged struggle beneath, founded upon the hatred and the love of property, in which she did not doubt of her victory, but which baffled her, foiled her.†   (source)
  • At these moments, after battle, after all the confusion, antagonism, and disorder of their lives had exploded in a moment of strife, they gained an hour of repose in which they saw themselves with sad tranquillity.†   (source)
  • In a pronouncement at home, delivered loudly enough to publish the boy's offense to the neighborhood, he spoke of the penitentiary, of letting him go to jail, of being disgraced in his old age—a period of his life at which he had not yet arrived, but which he used to his advantage in times of strife.†   (source)
  • He saw that the great figures that came and went about him, the huge leering heads that bent hideously into his crib, the great voices that rolled incoherently above him, had for one another not much greater understanding than they had for him: that even their speech, their entire fluidity and ease of movement were but meagre communicants of their thought or feeling, and served often not to promote understanding, but to deepen and widen strife, bitterness, and prejudice.†   (source)
  • Her face held a white, mute agony, as if in the hour of strife it had hardened into marble.†   (source)
  • It was only the tame that the gods protected, and between the tame deadly strife was not permitted.†   (source)
  • Over the dancing there was a great strife between the mother and the son.†   (source)
  • I've done my best and I begin to understand what is meant by the 'joy of the strife.'†   (source)
  • They have sinned against passion and truth, and vain will be their strife after virtue.†   (source)
  • That strife—the struggle to decide her destiny for East or West—held still further aloof.†   (source)
  • The inner strife ceased, and the hideous roar and crash.†   (source)
  • But this desert will never be free from strife.†   (source)
  • The forest was a place of mystery, but its strife could be read by any eye.†   (source)
  • There was between them now always a ground for strife.†   (source)
  • Decision had been wrenched from her, but she sensed unending strife.†   (source)
  • A moment's silent strife convinced her that no doubt he thought so and no doubt he was right.†   (source)
  • The change from strife to surrender was so novel and sweet that for days she felt renewed.†   (source)
  • And here she was down again in the thick of a hot strife with her own and others' passions.†   (source)
  • Why had I not followed him and closed with him in mortal strife?†   (source)
  • Followed that which thou didst see—strife and stupidity.†   (source)
  • The distance was nothing, but the power of the sea and wind made the strife deadly.†   (source)
  • In this strife I have almost repulsed and crushed my better angel into a demon.†   (source)
  • It may ensure a victory in the hour of strife, but it gradually relaxes the sinews of strength.†   (source)
  • War, strife, conflict, were the very air he breathed and put him in a good humor.†   (source)
  • O'er grisly the strife was,
    So loathly and longsome.†   (source)
  • Thou hast turned one man that I know from the path of strife.'†   (source)
  • Must fifty years be rounded:
    But the Golden give to me,
    When the strife's compounded.†   (source)
  • "Whereas in the old days," said I, "it was very hard to live without strife and robbery.†   (source)
  • To my notion, strife is very unpopular; I prefar, at all times, clever conduct to an ugly temper.†   (source)
  • Was her life to be always like this,—always bringing some new source of inward strife?†   (source)
  • GRENDEL COMETH INTO HART:
    OF THE STRIFE BETWIXT HIM AND BEOWULF.†   (source)
  • The attempt, indeed, were a futile strife;
    I never could learn the ways of life.†   (source)
  • Unmerry he dured 1720
    So that yet of that strife the trouble he suffer'd.†   (source)
  • Long into the night Joan lay awake, and at times, stirring the silence, there was wafted to her on a breeze the low, strange murmur of the gold-camp's strife.†   (source)
  • Our parents and teachers have explained the cause of life, So against the evil-minded we'll also make strife.†   (source)
  • The strife of their minds was quelled.†   (source)
  • It was the voice of a people crying out the strife and the agony of the year—pealing forth a prayer for the future.†   (source)
  • When Mr. Washington rose in the flag-filled, enthusiasm-warmed, patriotic, and glowing atmosphere of Music Hall, people felt keenly that here was the civic justification of the old abolition spirit of Massachusetts; in his person the proof of her ancient and indomitable faith; in his strong through and rich oratory, the crown and glory of the old war days of suffering and strife.†   (source)
  • No sound of strife disturb his sleep!†   (source)
  • The fierce desert had reached up to meet the magnetic heights where heat and wind and frost and lightning and flood contended in everlasting strife.†   (source)
  • The word-painting of Virgil is wonderful sometimes; but his gods and men move through the scenes of passion and strife and pity and love like the graceful figures in an Elizabethan mask, whereas in the Iliad they give three leaps and go on singing.†   (source)
  • I have enjoyed, too, my rests, my recuperations, my breathing times, my very prostrations after strife; but rather would I be dragged through all the circles of the foolish Italian's Inferno than through the pleasures of Europe.†   (source)
  • This is the purpose oi our Sociological Pathology, an encyclopedia of some twenty or so volumes that will list and discuss all conceivable instances of human suffering, from the most personal and intimate to the large-scale conflicts of groups that arise out of class hostility and international strife.†   (source)
  • Inside Duane's body there was strife.†   (source)
  • For this cause have our juries at times not only to endure the prolonged contentions of lawyers with their fees, but also the yet more perplexing strife of the medical experts with theirs?†   (source)
  • He kept Francois busy, for the dog-driver was in constant apprehension of the life-and-death struggle between the two which he knew must take place sooner or later; and on more than one night the sounds of quarrelling and strife among the other dogs turned him out of his sleeping robe, fearful that Buck and Spitz were at it.†   (source)
  • He who had little to do with the strife of men, and nothing to do with anger, felt his blood grow hot at the cowardly trap laid for an innocent girl.†   (source)
  • And all this life and love and strife and failure,—is it the twilight of nightfall or the flush of some faint-dawning day?†   (source)
  • Of course there are men here and there to whom the whole of life is like an after-dinner hour with a cigar; easy, pleasant, empty, perhaps enlivened by some fable of strife to be forgotten before the end is told—before the end is told—even if there happens to be any end to it.†   (source)
  • She wondered if the unrest and strife that had lately come to the little village of Cottonwoods was to involve her.†   (source)
  • And somehow suggesting an especially arranged pool or tarn to which one who was weary of life and cares—anxious to be away from the strife and contentions of the world, might most wisely and yet gloomily repair.†   (source)
  • But then he said that his tireless fate would bring forth, when the strife lulled for a moment, a man to ask of him an explanation.†   (source)
  • That tiny men should live and breathe and work, and drive so frail a contrivance of wood and cloth through so tremendous an elemental strife.†   (source)
  • Hare walked back to his bed, where he lay for a long time with his whole inner being in a state of strife.†   (source)
  • His heart pounded, his pulse beat, his breast heaved; and this internal strife seemed to thunder into his ears.†   (source)
  • This wonder of nature, though all-satisfying, all-fulfilling to his artist's soul, could not be a resting-place for him, a destination where something awaited him, a height he must scale to find peace, the end of his strife.†   (source)
  • The ten master songs I have mentioned tell in word and music of trouble and exile, of strife and hiding; they grope toward some unseen power and sigh for rest in the End.†   (source)
  • It was the roar of the camp down there—the strife, the agony, the wild life in ceaseless action—the strange voice of gold, roaring greed and battle and death over the souls of men.†   (source)
  • It was never answered, but who can say what converse he may have held with all these placid, colourless forms of men and women peopling that quiet corner of the world as free of danger or strife as a tomb, and breathing equably the air of undisturbed rectitude.†   (source)
  • And because of the very vigor and strife of the trial, the general public from coast to coast taking more and more interest.†   (source)
  • You suddenly see that Shakespear, with all his flashes and divinations, never understood virtue and courage, never conceived how any man who was not a fool could, like Bunyan's hero, look back from the brink of the river of death over the strife and labor of his pilgrimage, and say "yet do I not repent me"; or, with the panache of a millionaire, bequeath "my sword to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill to him that can get it."†   (source)
  • He was a beautiful creature, almost feminine in the pleasing lines of his figure, and there was a softness and dreaminess in his large eyes which seemed to contradict his well-earned reputation for strife and action.†   (source)
  • It had led him from strife to peace, and through death into the innermost life of the people; but the gloom of the land spread out under the sunshine preserved its appearance of inscrutable, of secular repose.†   (source)
  • A strange feature of this memory of Jennie was the freshness of it—the failure of years, toil, strife, death-dealing to dim it—to deaden the thought of what might have been.†   (source)
  • Here it was that the Home was ruined under the very shadow of the Church, white and black; here habits of shiftlessness took root, and sullen hopelessness replaced hopeful strife.†   (source)
  • The lofty plateau with its healing breath of sage and juniper had given back strength to him; the silence and solitude and strife of his surroundings had called to something deep within him; but it was Mescal who made this wild life sweet and significant.†   (source)
  • He stretched inert, wet, hot, his body one great strife of throbbing, stinging nerves and bursting veins.†   (source)
  • CHAPTER VIII — STRIFE IN LOVE†   (source)
  • This walk of his seemingly took longer than all her hours of awakening, of strife, of remorse, longer than the ride to find him.†   (source)
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