Usage examples for armistice

  1. After this decisive day, the Emperor of Russia, who had rejected the proposals made by his Majesty after the battle of Eylau, found himself much disposed to make the game on his own account; and General Bennigsen consequently demanded an armistice in the name of his Emperor, which his Majesty granted; and a short time after a treaty of peace was signed, and the famous interview between the two sovereigns held on the banks of the Niemen. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. L Reached by Jolliet and Marquette, 146. Armistice. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  3. You see, we all made the mistake of assuming that German plotting would stop automatically when the armistice was signed. – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley
  4. On the 24th, the Governor received another message from the King of Jocardo, begging him to extend the armistice for another day, the distance to the different towns being so great. – The History of the First West India Regiment by A. B. Ellis
  5. He concluded an armistice accordingly, which was soon followed by a formal peace, with the King of the Two Sicilies; and the Neapolitan troops, who had recently behaved with eminent gallantry, abandoning the Austrian general, began their march to the south of Italy. – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart
  6. Your declaration concerning the armistice has been inserted in the gazettes according to your wish; as has also the English proclamation. – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various
  7. A post- Armistice stranger in 1920, with leather boots, was fair quarry for whoever had rifle or knife. – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  8. A quick, fierce assault- an attack that should have no lull, nor armistice until his Indians had scaled the stockade, was preferable to the heart- breaking delay of a siege. – The Gun-Brand by James B. Hendryx
  9. It looked well on paper, but the armistice of Villafranca spoilt everything. – Cavour by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
  10. Although I have never heard it actually confirmed, I believe a suggestion was made by the Pope to all the belligerent Powers that an armistice should be arranged for Christmas Day. – 1914 by John French, Viscount of Ypres
  11. As soon as negotiations were commenced with Texas, the utmost endeavors of England had been used to end the war which prevented the full recognition of the independence of Texas by Mexico; but all their endeavors had been met by difficulties, although he was happy to declare that an armistice had been established between the two powers which he hoped would lead to the absolute acknowledgment of her independence. – History of the War Between Mexico and the United States, with a Preliminary View of its Origin, Volume 1 by Brantz Mayer
  12. The circumstances of the Contract were of an unusually solemn and binding character; for one of the conditions of it was that Germany should agree to Armistice Terms which were to be such as would leave her helpless. – The Economic Consequences of the Peace by John Maynard Keynes
  13. Safe in the knowledge that the Germans' second advance had been finally met and effectually blocked sixty miles outside the walls, and that an armistice had been declared to go into effect at midnight, Paris slumbered peacefully. – The Man Who Rocked the Earth by Arthur Train Robert Williams Wood
  14. So there was no one in the world who knew I was ever with him except-" She turned sharply upon Janet- " Except this man who turned up here in George's own camp- and in the village, two months ago, but whom I never saw till this week- this week- Armistice Day- John Dempsey. – Harvest by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  15. What do you say to my proposal for an armistice? – Lord Stranleigh Abroad by Robert Barr
  16. He strongly urged him to accept the armistice, but in vain. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  17. The British asked for an armistice to bury their dead, and this was granted by the commandant to whom the request was made. – With Steyn and De Wet by Philip Pienaar
  18. They'd have seen more of each other only, after the armistice, his regiment was ordered out to India. – The Jolliest School of All by Angela Brazil
  19. Nothing official known here of an armistice. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  20. 1940. The End of the Armistice. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward