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Men of Ithaca," she cried, "cease this dreadful war, and settle the matter at once without further bloodshed.
The Venetians, moved, as I believe, by the above reasons, fostered the Guelph and Ghibelline factions in their tributary cities; and although they never allowed them to come to bloodshed, yet they nursed these disputes amongst them, so that the citizens, distracted by their differences, should not unite against them.
Voices, unheard except on days of revolution, were distinguished; faces were seen that only appeared on days of bloodshed.
Thus two opposite parties were formed; and so fierce were the dissensions that it was feared the consequence would be civil war and bloodshed.
Many of the features of this remote wilderness are thus named after scenes of violence and bloodshed that occurred to the early pioneers.
He was the very man for us, this modern and unlawful wanderer with his own legend of loves, dangers, and bloodshed.
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.
Between this British company and the French merchants of Canada, feuds and contests arose about alleged infringements of territorial limits, and acts of violence and bloodshed occurred between their agents.
This is the valley of love and peace and rest to which every Barsoomian since time immemorial has longed to pilgrimage at the end of a life of hate and strife and bloodshed," he replied.
When I came to think of it, Rattray had been closeted long enough with me to awake the worst suspicions in the breasts of his companions; now that these were allayed, there might be no more bloodshed after all (if, for example, I pretended to give in), even though Santos had not cared whose blood was shed a few minutes since.
Rumors of war and bloodshed were flying every where.
And behold, I give you this promise, that when I sit upon the seat of my fathers, bloodshed shall cease in the land.