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You are right, of course, in saying that it's not new, that it's like what we've read and heard a thousand times already; but what is really original in all this, and is exclusively your own, to my horror, is that you sanction bloodshed /in the name of conscience/, and, excuse my saying so, with such fanaticism.
He said just now (he nodded at Razumihin) that I sanction bloodshed.
There would have been scenes of riot and bloodshed there that no pen could describe.
look forth yet again this is no time to faint at bloodshed.
Arthur was good for thirty years yet, he being about my own age -- that is to say, forty -- and I believed that in that time I could easily have the active part of the population of that day ready and eager for an event which should be the first of its kind in the history of the world -- a rounded and complete governmental revolution without bloodshed.
Many of the features of this remote wilderness are thus named after scenes of violence and bloodshed that occurred to the early pioneers.
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.
There was hardly any sort of bloodshed which I would not pardon in those days to the slayers of tyrants; and the swagger form of such as despatched a despot with a fine speech was so much to my liking that I could only grieve that I was born too late to do and to say those things.
The Medical Association Okara (MAO) staged a protest against Muslim bloodshed in Syria.
AMMAN, Feb 25 (KUNA) -- The Syrian opposition welcomed Sunday the Resolution 2401, unanimously adopted recently by the UN Security Council (UNSC), to stop the bloodshed in Eastern Ghouta, Syria.
Chief Minister of Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK), Mehbooba Mufti said on Monday that war was not an option and dialogue with Pakistan was necessary to end bloodshed in the held valley.
The focus of the gathering is to pray out cultism, corruption, ritualists, bloodshed, kidnappers and unemployment.