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Usage examples for alliance

  1. It seemed best that from Pauline she should hear of Frank's improvement; of his captain's convalescence; and that the bonds of sympathy that drew them in such close alliance should there be riveted without my customary interference; but neither lady was forgetful of us, and turning to me, Mrs. Amory, in that soft, sweet voice men love to hear,- all the more winning for its Southern accent,- asked,- " And is not this Mr. Brandon, my boy's friend?" – Kitty's Conquest by Charles King
  2. But, even in royal families, a more unfortunate alliance had never taken place. – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  3. And I then shall most certainly have a chance of marrying a fortune, better than this alliance, which will be poor in happiness if rich in goods." – A Second Home by Honore de Balzac
  4. Two- thirds of the continental debt has been paid since the war, and we are in alliance with some of the most respectable powers of Europe. – Essays on the Constitution of the United States by Paul Leicester Ford
  5. Words, music, and dance are no longer bound together in such close alliance. – Wagner's Tristan und Isolde by George Ainslie Hight
  6. These will return home, no doubt, deeply impressed with the sacred principles of our Holy Alliance of restrictionists. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  7. It would be wrong to say that this alliance evoked wild enthusiasm in the country. – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
  8. In some places there were two associations, an employers' and a Citizens' Alliance. – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  9. Unless therefore Greece could be detached from his alliance, the war could not be decided by a single battle. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume II by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  10. On the Emperor's arrival in Dantzic the first thing of which he spoke to me was the alliance he had just then concluded with Prussia and Austria. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  11. Mr. Southwode would never take advantage of the power this fact gave him, to draw Rotha into an alliance which her free mind would not have chosen. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  12. In the mean time nothing could be further from the thoughts of Euthymia than the prospect of an ambitious worldly alliance. – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  13. He had learned to prefer an alliance with Holland to slavery under Spain. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  14. We will be the gainers by such an alliance. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon
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