wage war

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But if, after that, the King refuses to accept me as his son-in-law, I will wage war against him, and carry the Princess off by force.
The voice that came from his deep chest was as that of nine or ten thousand men when they are shouting in the thick of a fight, and it put fresh courage into the hearts of the Achaeans to wage war and do battle without ceasing.
These gentlemen wage war on private account, and in buying them up, by granting them what they wished, monsieur le cardinal has made a good bargain.
But, as the years move round and when he is in his prime, the sons of the Eleusinians shall ever wage war and dread strife with one another continually.
At the palaver it developed that the village chief had food, goats, and fowl which he would be glad to dispose of for a proper consideration; but as the consideration would have meant parting with precious rifles and ammunition, or the very clothing from their backs, Usanga began to see that after all it might be forced upon him to wage war to obtain food.
They gave out that he was an angel sent down to wage war on Napoleon, and to get back Solomon's seal, part of their paraphernalia which they pretended our general had stolen.
His letter to the deputy commissioner stated: "During the course of preliminary investigation it was found that the terrorists involved in the attack were trained fidayeens (suicide attackers) backed by the ISI of Pakistan in order to wage war against the government of India.
YaE-ar GE-ler -- discussing how Turkey would wage war in Syria, what the legal grounds would be to wage war and if it is possible to create "legal grounds" to wage war.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of Iran's Basij (volunteer) Force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi blamed Tel Aviv and Washington for the bloodshed and bombings in Syria, but meantime underscored that the US cannot wage war on Syria.
However, Assad said that the West lies and forges evidence as a prelude to wage war as this is the tradition they follow, adding that their accusations are inconsistent.
The chilling video was shot at an Al Qaeda camp where boys as young as THREE are turned into trained killers ready to wage war on British soldiers.
I will say: It is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all our might and with all the strength that God can give us; to wage war against a monstrous tyranny, never before surpassed in the dark, lamentable catalogue of human crime.