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PEACE. The tranquillity enjoyed by a political society, internally, by the good order which reigns among its members, and externally, by the good understanding it has with all other nations. Applied to the internal regulations of a nation, peace imports, in a technical sense, not merely a state of repose and security, as opposed to one of violence and warfare, but likewise a state of public order and decorum. Ham. N. P. 139; 12 Mod. 566. Vide, generally, Bac. Ab. Prerogative, D 4; Hale, Hist. P. C. 160; 3 Taunt. R. 14; 1 B. & A. 227; Peake, R. 89; 1 Esp. R. 294; Harr. Dig. Officer, V 4; 2 Benth. Ev. 319, note. Vide Good behaviour; Surety of the peace.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Life became so much brighter the moment I committed to making peace, not with or for someone else, but alone, for me.
Kevin Pietersen can return to the England fold after making peace with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) in a row over "provocative" text messages.
Making Peace with the Land: God's Call to Reconcile with Creation, 182 pp., by Fred Bahnson and Norman Wirzba.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Wednesday that his country was not setting conditions on making peace with Israel, but that it did have rights that must be restored, the official SANA news agency reported.
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The Government must be prepared to negotiate with al Qaida and the Taliban as a way of making peace, Tony Blair's former senior adviser said yesterday.
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Foremost, our commitment to developing strategies for making peace must be at least as determined--and well financed--as our current preferential option for making war.
They insisted that the decision "of making peace or waging war" should be the decision of the government as a whole.
Theologist and syndicated columnist David Yount presents Celebrating the Rest of Your Life: A Baby Boomer's Guide To Spirituality, a matter-of-fact guide to opening one's eyes to the future, considering both practical matters such as making financial safeguards, and matters of the soul, including the intimidating task of making peace with one's mortality and eventual death.
'The Lebanese people have been making peace with themselves,' Muhieddine Chehab, Mayor of the business district of Beirut, told the newspaper.
Lee Bowyer has taken a swipe at Newcastle chairman Freddy Shepherd after apparently making peace with the club.