break the peace

See: battle, brawl, fight
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She was naturally of a gay, lively and peace-loving disposition, but from continual failures and misfortunes she had come to desire so /keenly/ that all should live in peace and joy and should not /dare/ to break the peace, that the slightest jar, the smallest disaster reduced her almost to frenzy, and she would pass in an instant from the brightest hopes and fancies to cursing her fate and raving, and knocking her head against the wall.
Al-Ayyam added Macron called on Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu to freeze settlement construction in the West Bank as part of gestures towards the Palestinian people to break the peace impasse.
The comments from IGAD came days after the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, said the replacement process was an internal matter and did not break the peace agreement.
Wakil Ahmad Sultani, a leader of the Sultanzoy tribe who was related to the dead youth and present at the peace meeting, says armed opponents of the government sought to whip up further tension between the two tribes but failed to break the peace.
All that was needed to break the peace was a police law enforcement operation at or near a territory controlled by the MILF," it said.
And in an opening speech Mr Cameron vowed the nations would never break the peace again.
The arrest of the Tiamzon couple may be the last straw which will break the peace talk's back and we urge the Aquino administration to immediately free them for the peace talks to advance," said Bayan Muna Rep.
But, that aside, let me say that I swear, on the souls of my grandchildren, that I will not be the one to break the peace we've made here today.
In asking for such condign punishment, Syria was invoking the UN Charter, which gives the Security Council the right to impose such severe penalties upon nations that threaten to break the peace.
Since 1978, Israel has enjoyed relative perimeter security: The Sinai Peninsula separated Israel from Egypt, whose government had no desire to break the peace.
Section 144 is imposed to ensure peace, but in this case, it was imposed to break the peace.
No one could imagine a peaceful island, like Utoeya, to be the subject of a hate crime, but that's exactly why the attacker targeted the place, to break the peace," Saima-Iren says.