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  • He and the other thirty-four FORCE troopers watched as the mob grew to three hundred thousand militants kept at bay only by the boat's containment field and the lack of an order to attack by the New Prophet.†   (source)
  • He pretended he was an enthusiastic militant Confederate eager to continue to fight the war, wherever it was.†   (source)
  • Peking switched its patronage to the newest, most militant faction of the CPI(M)—the Naxalites—who had staged an armed insurrection in Naxalbari, a village in Bengal.†   (source)
  • It all makes for a lovely picture, except that Nathaniel is as militantly opposed as ever.†   (source)
  • The Archbishop was scandalized that a militant and educated Catholic would dare to think that a suicide was saintly, but he agreed with the plan to create an archive of the negatives.†   (source)
  • The militancy of the Jesuits he somewhat resembled is a case in point.†   (source)
  • We were faithful about it before; now we're militant.†   (source)
  • The new militancy from the pulpit had become like so much noise in a place you had come to hear soothing music.†   (source)
  • "They were just so much more militant, if that's the word, than the wl's and academics.†   (source)
  • Only through hardship, sacrifice and militant action can freedom be won.†   (source)
  • The chambers were bare to the point of severity, reflecting the militant nature of Surda's existence.†   (source)
  • Only a small and militant sect of California writers was siding with Seabiscuit.†   (source)
  • It had been confirmed via multiple intelligence sources and surveillance techniques that the men in this compound were James and his Taliban militants.†   (source)
  • But some of them seem to exist only to teach militant jihad.†   (source)
  • He was a militant idealist who crusaded against racial bigotry by growing faint in its presence.†   (source)
  • Much like the assimilated Jewish kids drawn to orthodox Sabbath services at Hillel House, Brown offers Chiniqua-who was reluctant to attend militant black rallies in Harlem or troll clubs on 125th Street-a sterling opportunity to reestablish her racial bona fides and validate her blackness.†   (source)
  • Christian peace activist JAMES LONEY was captured by Iraqi militants in Baghdad in November 2005.†   (source)
  • I feel that I can see sharp and clear and far down the dim corridor of history and in it I can hear the footsteps of militant fraternity!†   (source)
  • Loyalist, or Tory, sentiment, while less conspicuous than it had been, was widespread and ranged from the militant to the disaffected to those hesitant about declaring themselves patriots for a variety of reasons, trade and commerce not being the least of them.†   (source)
  • There is a priest, a socially oriented militant priest, who claims to be a Marxist agitator well known to the courts of New York City.†   (source)
  • In 1987 Ghidi's father was arrested on suspicion of being a Kurdish militant.†   (source)
  • She scorns the militant words blaring on billboards everywhere.†   (source)
  • The Faith Militant reborn …. that would be the answer to three hundred years of prayer, Your Grace.†   (source)
  • Its impenetrable terrain, cave networks, and border with the semi-autonomous Pakistani North-West Frontier Province provide significant advantages for militant groups.†   (source)
  • He plans to send them to the Worker and the Militant to show that he is prepared to do anything to wage class warfare.†   (source)
  • Some are militant with good humor, others boiling with rage and scorn.†   (source)
  • The law was unwritten and unpublicized and essential for survival in that militant, inflammatory zone entered through the Gates of Legrand.†   (source)
  • Some met Max's expectations—powerful, diabolic figures with curving tusks and fearsome, militant faces.†   (source)
  • Many ladies wanted to do something militant and had formed a Home Defense Guard, "Ladies from Hades."†   (source)
  • The militants were four in number; all perished during the brief firefight.†   (source)
  • Or any of the hardcore militants in the world.†   (source)
  • In those terrible days of open conflict, I was being taken into the inner cities, usually by black militants, as an observer.†   (source)
  • Postulating then some militant faction proclaiming the great moment finally at hand.†   (source)
  • After the war he joined a militant nationalist group and in 1922 met the man who would hold him in thrall for the rest of his life—Adolf Hitler.†   (source)
  • With a swing of her bell that took her whole right arm and shoulder, she rang it, militant and impartial, from the head of the front steps of Davis School when it was time for us all to line up, girls on one side, boys on the other.†   (source)
  • It doesn't seem they suspected I'd turn up with the reinforcements I did-a militant brother and around half a ton of dogs.†   (source)
  • On November 10, 1857, Sam Houston was unceremoniously dismissed by the Texas Legislature and a more militant spokesman for the South elected as his successor.†   (source)
  • In our case it happened to be a white-bearded militant called Sufi Mohammad.   (source)
    militant = person who uses violence to achieve a political goal
  • Besides, the militants were well known to have sympathizers within.   (source)
    militants = people who use extreme or violent methods to achieve a political goal
  • The militants simply used the cash to buy more weapons and resumed their activities.   (source)
    militants = people who use violent methods to achieve a political goal
  • Let's put out the flames of militancy before they reach here.   (source)
    militancy = the use of violent actions to achieve a political goal
  • "I have no militants and no FM radio," he joked.   (source)
    militants = people who use violent methods to achieve a political goal
  • Their militants kidnapped policemen and ransacked government buildings.   (source)
  • The militants would enter villages with megaphones and the police would flee.   (source)
  • The militants fled to the forests and by early December the army said they had cleared most areas.   (source)
  • Many of the militants in the mosque had fought in Afghanistan or Kashmir.   (source)
  • Then 9/11 had made this militancy more mainstream.   (source)
    militancy = use of violent actions to achieve a political goal
  • In some ways the army did not seem very different from the militants.   (source)
    militants = people who use violent methods to achieve a political goal
  • The militants had RPGs and petrol bombs made from Sprite bottles.   (source)
  • Rather than trying to extinguish the fires of militancy, he only added fuel to the flames.   (source)
    militancy = the use of violent actions to achieve a political goal
  • "What we need to know is who imposed these militants on us," he wrote.   (source)
    militants = people who use violent methods to achieve a political goal
  • I had gone to bed when just before midnight the militants struck.   (source)
  • She wondered if it had really been him, and whether she should feel alarmed or relieved if it had. lf the militants won, she supposed, it might not be entirely bad to know people on their side.   (source)
    militants = people who use extreme or violent methods to achieve a political goal
  • THE FIRST TWO WEEKENDS of the curfew came and went without them meeting, outbursts of fighting making travel first in Saeed's neighborhood and then in Nadia's impossible, and Saeed forwarded to Nadia a popular joke about the militants politely wishing to ensure that the city's population was well rested on their days off.   (source)
  • Nadia and her colleagues spent much of that day staring at the television next to their floor's water cooler, but by afternoon it was over, the army having decided any risk to hostages was less than the risk to national security should this media-savvy and morale-sapping spectacle be allowed to continue, and so the building was stormed with maximum force, and the militants were exterminated, and initial estimates put the number of dead workers at probably less than a hundred.   (source)
  • After the assault on the stock exchange of Saeed and Nadia's city, it seemed the militants had changed strategy, and grown in confidence, and instead of merely detonating a bomb here or orchestrating a shooting there, they began taking over and holding territory throughout the city, sometimes a building, sometimes an entire neighborhood, for hours usually, but on occasion for days.   (source)
  • He was said to be spying on a militant group called Lashkar-e-Taiba based in Lahore that had helped our people a lot during the earthquake and floods.   (source)
    militant = using violent methods to achieve a political goal
  • Across the tribal areas people were angry and many joined militant groups or formed lashkars, local militias.   (source)
  • When Sufi Mohammad was imprisoned in a round-up of militant leaders in 2002, Fazlullah had taken over the movement's leadership.   (source)
    militant = using violence to achieve a political goal
  • They retreated after just twelve days and reached what they called a "negotiated peace settlement" with local militant leaders like Nek Mohammad.   (source)
    militant = using violent methods to achieve a political goal
  • He found himself torn between the two extremes, secularism and socialism on one side and militant Islam on the other.   (source)
    militant = using extreme or violent methods
  • All across northwestern Pakistan different militant groups had emerged led by people from various tribal groups.   (source)
    militant = using violence to achieve a political goal
  • Most of the volunteers came from Islamic charities or organizations, but some of these were fronts for militant groups.   (source)
  • Sufi Mohammad had been in jail since 2002 when Musharraf arrested a number of militant leaders after American pressure, but his organization still continued and was being run by his son-in-law Maulana Fazlullah.   (source)
  • Musharraf blamed Benazir's death on Baitullah Mehsud, the TTP leader, and released a transcript of an intercepted phone call that was supposed to be between him and a fellow militant discussing the attack.   (source)
    militant = person who uses violence to achieve a political goal
  • But by the middle of 2007 the situation was so bad that people began to worry the militants could take over the capital.   (source)
    militants = people who use violent methods to achieve a political goal
  • As the militants arrived with their RPGs and guns, the police abandoned their posts, saying the Taliban had "superior weapons," and people fled.   (source)
  • To us that referred to how the authorities in Pakistan had initially used the militants and now were in a mess of their own making.   (source)
  • My father's friend Hidayatullah had become a government official in Peshawar and warned us, "This is how these militants work."   (source)
  • "We will defeat the forces of extremism and militancy with the power of the people," she declared to loud cheers.   (source)
    militancy = use of violent actions to achieve a political goal
  • Not only did our army and ISI have long links with some of the militants, but it also meant our troops would be fighting their own Pashtun brothers.   (source)
    militants = people who use violent methods to achieve a political goal
  • The militants did not give up easily.   (source)
  • But whereas in 2008-9 there were many threats to all sorts of people, this time the threats were specific to those who spoke against militants or the high-handed behavior of the army.   (source)
  • At that time suicide bombings were rare in Pakistan—there were six in total that year—and it was the biggest attack that had ever been carried out by Pakistani militants.   (source)
  • People across Pakistan were glued to a series on prime-time TV called Beyond the Call of Duty, which was supposed to consist of real-life stories of soldiers battling militants in Swat.   (source)
  • The Americans claimed that al-Qaeda militants who had fled from Afghanistan during the US bombing were using the areas as a safe haven, taking advantage of our Pashtun hospitality.   (source)
  • I spent my seventeenth birthday in Nigeria, showing solidarity with the schoolgirls abducted from their dormitory in the dead of night by Boko Haram militants in April.   (source)
  • Militants had killed Benazir, blown up the country's best-known hotel, killed thousands of people in suicide bombings and beheadings and destroyed hundreds of schools.   (source)
  • A group of us girls gave an interview on ATV Khyber, the only privately owned Pashto television channel, and on Dawn TV about girls dropping out of school due to militancy.   (source)
    militancy = the use of violent actions to achieve a political goal
  • Our neighbors said the Taliban were instructing people to make it known to the mosque if their daughters were unmarried so they could be married off, probably to militants.   (source)
    militants = people who use violent methods to achieve a political goal
  • We had seen pictures of how the army had flattened everything in an operation against militants in Bajaur and we thought everything we knew would be destroyed.   (source)
  • She was also our only political leader to speak out against the militants and even offered to help American troops hunt for bin Laden inside Pakistani borders.   (source)
  • The military said it had killed more than a hundred militants, but then on the first day of November around 700 Taliban overran an army position at Khwazakhela.   (source)
  • But his wife and younger brother stayed inside, along with many students, and there were daily exchanges of gunfire between the militants and the troops outside.   (source)
  • The next morning we learned that masked militants had entered the Sangota Convent School For girls and the Excelsior College for boys and blown them up using improvised explosive devices (IEDs).   (source)
  • At one the information minister for our province said Talibanization was the result of our country's policy of training militants and sending them to Afghanistan, first to fight the Russians, then to fight the Americans.   (source)
  • There were several senior Taliban commanders with armed escorts including Muslim Khan, and even Faqir Mohammad, the leader of the militants in Bajaur, who were in the middle of a bloody fight with the army.   (source)
  • Peshawar is the gateway to the FATA and since the army went into those areas in 2004 to take on the militants, the hospital had been very busy tending wounded soldiers and victims of the frequent suicide bombs in and around the city.   (source)
  • Some have called this an anniversary demonstration organized by militantly pro-Japan forces in the camp.   (source)
    militantly = in a manner that uses extreme or violent methods to achieve a political goal
  • A militant reassuring everyone the sun would rise tomorrow, when no one was worried.†   (source)
  • 35 MILO THE MILITANT For the first time in his life, Yossarian prayed.†   (source)
  • But soon the most militant had left the group.†   (source)
  • I explained that because of the government's actions we had taken a more militant stance.†   (source)
  • Mothers with children in the service organized into militant groups and demanded revenge.†   (source)
  • The men were extremely militant, and they did not take to prison life easily.†   (source)
  • Then it is well you are not preaching a militant one!†   (source)
  • She was so militant about this, so dedicated, a socialist.†   (source)
  • But he was sure that the bells were not tolling for Jeremiah de Saint-Amour, who was a militant unbeliever and a committed anarchist and who had, moreover, died by his own hand.†   (source)
  • To the Salcedo gathering, they invited only a few of us old members whom—I saw later—they had picked out as ready for the Church Militant, tired of the Mother Church in whose skirts they once hid.†   (source)
  • This not only meant that you were scarred for life but that you could never escape from them, because escaping with the carving of the rebels' initials was asking for death, as soldiers would kill you without any questions and militant civilians would do the same.†   (source)
  • The truth is that Juvenal Urbino's suit had never been undertaken in the name of love, and it was curious, to say the least, that a militant Catholic like him would offer her only worldly goods: security, order, happiness, contiguous numbers that, once they were added together, might resemble love, almost be love.†   (source)
  • She did not remove the money and coins from the pot in case they were searched at a militant checkpoint on the way, which they were, but the fighters who stopped them appeared exhausted and wired and accepted canned supplies as payment to pass.†   (source)
  • On the ground floor was a dentist's clinic long lacking medicines and painkillers, and as of yesterday lacking a dentist as well, and in the dentist's waiting room they had a shock because a man who looked like a militant was standing there, assault rifle slung over his shoulder.†   (source)
  • Neighborhoods fell to the militants in startlingly quick succession, so that Saeed's mother's mental map of the place where she had spent her entire life now resembled an old quilt, with patches of government land and patches of militant land.†   (source)
  • …her seat as though she came from money, even though her clothes were dirty, and every few minutes someone was summoned through to the dentist's office itself, and after Nadia and Saeed were summoned they saw a slender man who also looked like a militant, and was picking at the edge of his nostril with a fingernail, as though toying with a callus, or strumming a musical instrument, and when he spoke they heard his peculiarly soft voice and knew at once that he was the agent they had met…†   (source)
  • The fury of those nativists advocating wholesale slaughter was what struck Nadia most, and it struck her because it seemed so familiar, so much like the fury of the militants in her own city.†   (source)
  • They knew there was a possibility the agent had sold them out to the militants, and so they knew there was a possibility this was the final afternoon of their lives.†   (source)
  • Saeed asked where the door was and where it led to, and the agent replied that the doors were everywhere but finding one the militants had not yet found, a door not yet guarded, that was the trick, and might take a while.†   (source)
  • When they heard that Nadia's neighborhood had fallen to the militants as well, and that the roads between the two were mostly clear, Saeed and Nadia returned to her flat so she could collect some things.†   (source)
  • The militants had their own pirate radio station, featuring a smooth-voiced announcer with a deep and unnervingly sexy voice, who spoke slowly and deliberately, and claimed in a decelerated but almost rap-like cadence that the fall of the city was imminent.†   (source)
  • The night the militants came they were looking for people of a particular sect, and demanded to see ID cards, to check what sort of names everyone had, but fortunately for Saeed's father and Saeed and Nadia their names were not associated with the denomination being hunted.†   (source)
  • Saeed's neighborhood had fallen to the militants, and smallscale fighting had diminished nearby, but large bombs still dropped from the sky and exploded with an awesome power that brought to mind the might of nature itself.†   (source)
  • Neighborhoods fell to the militants in startlingly quick succession, so that Saeed's mother's mental map of the place where she had spent her entire life now resembled an old quilt, with patches of government land and patches of militant land.†   (source)
  • But there was no way back to his father now, because no door in their city went undiscovered by the militants for long, and no one returning through a door who was known to have fled their rule was allowed to live.†   (source)
  • …down to the stubble he had had when Nadia first met him, and that morning he asked Nadia why she still wore her black robes, since here she did not need to, and she said that she had not needed to wear them even in their own city, when she lived alone, before the militants came, but she chose to, because it sent a signal, and she still wished to send this signal, and he smiled and asked, a signal even to me, and she smiled as well and said, not to you, you have seen me with nothing.†   (source)
  • …deemed too perilous to attempt, this meant investigating the possibility of securing passage through the doors, in which most people seemed now to believe, especially since any attempt to use one or keep one secret had been proclaimed by the militants to be punishable, as usual and somewhat unimaginatively, by death, and also because those with shortwave radios claimed that even the most reputable international broadcasters had acknowledged the doors existed, and indeed were being…†   (source)
  • …seen, well, unlike anything it had seen since the fighting of the previous century, and of the centuries before that, which were of an entirely different and greater magnitude, Vienna being no stranger, in the annals of history, to war, and the militants had perhaps hoped to provoke a reaction against migrants from their own part of the world, who had been pouring into Vienna, and if that had been their hope then they had succeeded, for the young woman had learned of a mob that was…†   (source)
  • As THE MILITANTS secured the city, extinguishing the last large salients of resistance, a partial calm descended, broken by the activities of drones and aircraft that bombed from the heavens, these networked machines for the most part invisible, and by the public and private executions that now took place almost continuously, bodies hanging from streetlamps and billboards like a form of festive seasonal decoration.†   (source)
  • Militants from Saeed and Nadia's country had crossed over to Vienna the previous week, and the city had witnessed massacres in the streets, the militants shooting unarmed people and then disappearing, an afternoon of carnage unlike anything Vienna had ever seen, well, unlike anything it had seen since the fighting of the previous century, and of the centuries before that, which were of an entirely different and greater magnitude, Vienna being no stranger, in the annals of history, to…†   (source)
  • All agreed on this except Nadia, who was unsure what she thought, who had seen what happens to people who surrender, as her former city surrendered to the militants, and who thought that the young people with their guns and their knives and their fists and their teeth were entitled to use these things, and that the ferocity of the little was sometimes all that kept them safe from the predations of the big.†   (source)
  • FOR THEIR PART, Saeed and Nadia enjoyed a degree of insulation from remote surveillance when they were indoors, owing to their lack of electricity, but even so their home could still be searched by armed men without warning, and of course as soon as they stepped outside they could be seen by the lenses peering down on their city from the sky and from space, and by the eyes of militants, and of informers, who might be anyone, everyone.†   (source)
  • NADIA KEPT HER RECORD PLAYER and records out of sight in Saeed's room, even after the customary mourning period for Saeed's mother was over, because music was forbidden by the militants, and their apartment could be searched without warning, indeed it had been once already, militants banging on the door in the middle of the night, and in any case even if she had wanted to play a record there was no electricity, not even enough to charge the apartment's backup batteries.†   (source)
  • In the morning they heard in the distance someone making a call to prayer, at dawn, perhaps over a commandeered karaoke machine, and Nadia was alarmed, waking from a dream and thinking for a second that she was back home in their own city, with the militants, before recalling where she really was, and then she watched, a bit surprised, as Saeed got out of bed and prayed.†   (source)
  • Saeed was torn because he was moved by these words, strengthened by them, and they were not the barbarous words of the militants back home, the militants because of whom his mother was dead, and possibly by now his father as well, but at the same time the gathering of men drawn to the words of the man with the white-marked beard sporadically did remind him of the militants, and when he thought this he felt something rancid in himself, like he was rotting from within.†   (source)
  • He figured the militiamen were trying to scare the Burundian Hutu refugees, many of whom were already bitter and militant, judging from their talk.†   (source)
  • Turbulence was an ultra-secret NSA computer surveillance program that constantly swept the Internet for militant Web sites and jihadist chat rooms.†   (source)
  • Within the epistles, the mature believing man is often described in militant terms—a warrior equipped to battle mighty enemies and shatter satanic strongholds.†   (source)
  • The media and the public assumed for the most part that the main function of the Constitutional Protection Unit was to keep track of Nazis and militant vegans.†   (source)
  • The Deep South swung in President Kennedy's favor during the election, but there are pockets of militant anger about Kennedy being the first Roman Catholic president, his desire to bring about racial equality, and what some perceive as his Communist tendencies.†   (source)
  • He had always opposed my militant flippancy about the plebe system, and I knew it would offend him deeply to see it directed at newly ordained aspirants to the invigorating rituals of that system.†   (source)
  • Trudell asked Mortenson to carry her husband's medical books to Kabul, believing education was the key to resolving the crisis with militant Islam.†   (source)
  • Her supporters referred to her as a "memory militant," a woman who would stop at nothing to pressure France into protecting its besieged Jewish minority.†   (source)
  • Yet I wanted toacquire the militant courage of Mark and Pig more than anything, to taste the black and fearless life, to rush at things, to seize each moment and live it as though it were my last.†   (source)
  • The special report ended on what Time's team of writers considered a powerfully ominous note: "The White House was prepared for the chilling but very real possibility that the hostages would spend their Christmas with Khomeini's militants in the Teheran Embassy."†   (source)
  • The SEALs were ready to breach the gates of the two compounds when a startled farm animal made a noise and alerted one compound's militants, who came out of their rooms and began firing blindly into the night.†   (source)
  • She told him that she knew what he was going through, because she had many Tutsi friends who had been killed and many Hutu friends, too, who had been murdered by the army and even by militant Hutus because they had refused to join the killing or because the militants wanted their land.†   (source)
  • So it was understandable that a relatively minor skirmish between Islamic militants and Jordanian police went largely unnoticed.†   (source)
  • Zeph argued that the PAC was more militant than the ANC, and that in prison, the ANC should follow the PAC's lead.†   (source)
  • On November 4, 1979, just after the evening news announced that five hundred militants had seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran, Janice and Larry sat down at their dinner table to discuss their own crisis: Larry's work as an electrician had dried up—he'd collected his final paycheck—and their savings would last little more than a month.†   (source)
  • She told him that she knew what he was going through, because she had many Tutsi friends who had been killed and many Hutu friends, too, who had been murdered by the army and even by militant Hutus because they had refused to join the killing or because the militants wanted their land.†   (source)
  • I have always favored a more active, militant style of protest such as work strikes, go-slow strikes, or refusing to clean up; actions that punished the authorities, not ourselves.†   (source)
  • One of the militants was later identified as Nabil Awad, a twenty-four-year-old Jordanian citizen who resided in the Molenbeek district of Brussels.†   (source)
  • At a visit with Winnie a few months before, she had managed to tell me through our coded conversation that there was a rising class of discontented youth who were militant and Africanist in orientation.†   (source)
  • Upon my return to Johannesburg I learned that the police had arrested a member of the militant right-wing Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB), a Polish immigrant to South Africa who had been captured after a courageous Afrikaner woman had phoned the police with the killer's license plate number.†   (source)
  • The ANC wanted the people to see its new militancy, but also to see that it was controlled and responsible.†   (source)
  • The militancy of those who were coming to the island put me in this position more and more frequently.†   (source)
  • Although Oliver's speech had been discussed and approved by the NEC, his proposal was met with indignation by ANC militants, who insisted that sanctions must be maintained unchanged.†   (source)
  • This was a departure from the days of decorous protest, and many of the old stalwarts of the ANC were to fade away in this new era of greater militancy.†   (source)
  • While I was encouraged by their militancy, I thought that their philosophy, in its concentration on blackness, was exclusionary, and represented an intermediate view that was not fully mature.†   (source)
  • But when he heard singing it was not the militant and sharp sound of Wesley's hymns, but a soft, tireless and tender air that had no beginning and no end, and the softness of distance, and he had pleaded with the Lord to find out if all this meant that it was wicked, but no answer had come.†   (source)
  • "So," Bortz backing off, "the militants and the conservatives fight to a standstill, Konrad and his little group of visionaries, being nice guys, try to mediate the hassle, by the time they all get squared away again, everybody's played out, the Empire's had it, Thurn and Taxis wants no deals."†   (source)
  • But this militant foe of the Crown was asked to serve as counsel for the accused soldiers, and did not even hesitate to accept.†   (source)
  • Eighty-six hundred gone as they moved through a valley of suddenly militant machines that rolled forward on treads and fired fires, eight hundred sick and abandoned, two hundred dead from flash floods, fifty-four dying of duels among themselves, three hundred dead from eating poisonous native fruits, a thousand slain in a massive stampede of buffalo-like creatures, seventy-three gone when their tents caught fire, fifteen hundred carried away by the floods, two thousand slain by the…†   (source)
  • The Professor—besides being neither liberal nor remotely a socialist, as Sophie had first told me—was a charter adherent of a blazingly reactionary political faction known as the National Democratic party, nicknamed ENDEK, one of whose guiding precepts was a militant anti-Semitism.†   (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)
  • There is nothing militant in it, nothing of outraged morality.†   (source)
  • Appreciation of the thoroughness of white militancy.†   (source)
  • Her denial of obligation to others was militant.†   (source)
  • Yet deep down I feared their militant ignorance.†   (source)
  • The cross the preacher had told him about was bloody, not flaming" meek, not militant.†   (source)
  • His was a long and militant record in the Communist party.†   (source)
  • Come with us and we will support your vision with militant action.†   (source)
  • He meant that Ross's militancy was extreme.†   (source)
  • Knowing this, with a morbid conscience whose source is much the same as that of the militant conscience of so-called self-contented persons, the majority of suicides are left to a protracted struggle against their temptation.†   (source)
  • It was an important meeting, with a militant, radical mood, led by some of the most prominent women in the field.†   (source)
  • The militant "drys" had agreed to advertise their vote by wearing a scrap of white silk in their lapels.†   (source)
  • It was Father Paneloux, a learned and militant Jesuit, whom he had met occasionally and who was very highly thought of in our town, even in circles quite indifferent to religion.†   (source)
  • When men of wealth urge the use and show of force, quick death, swift revenge, then it is to protect a little spot of private security against the resentful millions from whom they have filched it, the resentful millions in whose militant hearts the dream and hope of security still lives.†   (source)
  • Perhaps, if he were thinking at all, he believed that he had been guided and were now being propelled by some militant Michael Himself as he entered the room.†   (source)
  • Yet it still seemed to be filled with the presence of the blonde woman, its very cramped harsh walls bulged outward with that militant and diamondsurfaced respectability.†   (source)
  • Her sense of decorum grew militant: she attacked Eliza bitterly for keeping certain dubious people in the house.†   (source)
  • "Ah don't wanna break in "n" meddle where Ah ain" got no bisness, suh," the preacher said in a tone that was militant, but deferring.†   (source)
  • He entombed himself in the flesh of a thousand fictional heroes, giving his favorites extension in life beyond their books, carrying their banners into the gray places of actuality, seeing himself now as the militant young clergyman, arrayed, in his war on slum conditions, against all the moneyed hostility of his fashionable church, aided in his hour of greatest travail by the lovely daughter of the millionaire tenement owner, and winning finally a victory for God, the poor, and…†   (source)
  • I was glad that he was militant, but I was frightened when I pondered upon what he could do with his militancy.†   (source)
  • I had to admit that I had never heard atheism of so militant a nature; but the Communist speaker seemed to be amusing and frightening the people more than he was convincing them.†   (source)
  • Militantly resentful of slavery, he joined the Union Army to kill southern whites; he waded in icy streams; slept in mud; suffered, fought ….†   (source)
  • I was glad that he was militant, but I was frightened when I pondered upon what he could do with his militancy.†   (source)
  • Through her Carol met commanders and majors, newspapermen, chemists and geographers and fiscal experts from the bureaus, and a teacher who was a familiar of the militant suffrage headquarters.†   (source)
  • …these people were living, I felt that this close resemblance of the sexes was after all what one would expect; for the strength of a man and the softness of a woman, the institution of the family, and the differentiation of occupations are mere militant necessities of an age of physical force; where population is balanced and abundant, much childbearing becomes an evil rather than a blessing to the State; where violence comes but rarely and off-spring are secure, there is less…†   (source)
  • But there was no clarity, no order, not even of a dualistic and militant sort; for it was ail not only contradictory, but also topsy-turvy, and the disputants not only contradicted one another, but also themselves.†   (source)
  • Indeed, who would have supposed that tolerance, sympathy, and a sense of humour would inhabit that militant form?†   (source)
  • If he can be educated to think clearly, concisely, and logically, freed of his habit of taking refuge in platitudes and prejudices and sentimentalisms, then I'm a militant Socialist.†   (source)
  • She bounded in amongst them, her anxious and militant motherhood making her anything but a pretty sight.†   (source)
  • Herr Settembrini was afraid of the "absolute Spirit," wanted to restrict "spirit" to democratic progress, and nothing else—was horrified by militant Naphta's religious licentiousness, which made a jumble of God and the Devil, the holy and the criminal, genius and illness, which recognized no values, no judgments of reason, no will.†   (source)
  • They welcomed Carol, asked about her husband, gave her advice regarding colic in babies, passed her the gingerbread and scalloped potatoes at church suppers, and in general made her very unhappy and lonely, so that she wondered if she might not enlist in the militant suffrage organization and be allowed to go to jail.†   (source)
  • "He is a monk of the church militant, I think," answered Locksley; "and there be more of them abroad.†   (source)
  • Yes, and deems, and is bound to deem, himself honoured by the lot, and aspires but after the day when the cross of separation from fleshly ties shall be laid on his shoulders, and when the Head of that church-militant of whose humblest members he is one, shall give the word, 'Rise, follow Me!'†   (source)
  • Marius, be it said in passing, a militant republican as he had proved, was now a Baron in spite of himself.†   (source)
  • Is this the still militant old man, standing at the corners of the three kingdoms, on all hands coercing alms of beggars?†   (source)
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