Usage examples for warfare

  1. Warfare would be dead, killed in her own turn, she who has killed so many. – Paris From the "Three Cities" by Emile Zola
  2. But the British forces have had to fight under conditions which have never before been known in warfare. – The World Peril of 1910 by George Griffith
  3. We are getting the theory of one feature of the new warfare in practice. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  4. London north of the Thames is destined to be the scene of the fiercest and most bloody warfare ever known in the history of the civilised world. – The Invasion by William Le Queux
  5. He had acquired a practical knowledge of Indian warfare; and it is said that, in the course of the hazardous partisan service in which he was often engaged, when it was necessary to penetrate dark defiles and narrow passes, he was sometimes known to advance before his men, armed with a rifle, and acting the part of a scout. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  6. The father and son were in open warfare. – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland
  7. In lion- hunting the harm of having too many men in authority is not so fatal to the success of the expedition as it is in real warfare, where the enemy may have less generals but a larger force of men who will obey their commands. – With the Boer Forces by Howard C. Hillegas
  8. On the earth it was open warfare of the old kind, for we were beyond the trenches and our men were moving across the fields without cover. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  9. Who will go to war and pay the charges of his own warfare? – Essays on the Constitution of the United States by Paul Leicester Ford
  10. So I hope when my ghost meets elsewhere with the ghosts of my enemies that they will offer me their shadowy fingers in proof that they bear me no malice and are aware that all was done according to honourable warfare. – Marjorie by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  11. The allusion is to spiritual warfare, and the warrior is the Christian soldier. – The Story of Our Hymns by Ernest Edwin Ryden
  12. There yet remained, says Mr. Chambers, before playing the great stake of a pitched battle, one chance of success by the irregular mode of warfare to which the army was accustomed, and Charles resolved to put it to trial. – Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems by W.E. Aytoun
  13. Where they lived, between those times of warfare, he scarcely knew. – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  14. This was a new kind of warfare. – The Story of the "9th King's" in France by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
  15. The deadly nature of modern rifle and machine- gun fire had brought about trench warfare, which enabled the troops opposite to one another to approach to ranges which were customary in the days of the Peninsula and Waterloo. – 1914 by John French, Viscount of Ypres
  16. To do this in open warfare was out of the question; and Gunhild, therefore, persuaded her sons to resort to treachery. – The Story of Norway by Hjalmar H. Boyesen
  17. Colonel Smith, whose long experience in Indian warfare had made him intensely practical, did not lose his military instincts, even in the midst of events so strange. – Edison's Conquest of Mars by Garrett Putman Serviss
  18. Or two tribes will carry on their warfare for ages, till with reduced numbers both have perhaps to make common cause against some new enemy. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller
  19. Upon his return to Wilhelm's Plains, he wrote Baudin a letter of sympathy and encouragement, bidding him reflect that there were other branches of useful service open to a sailor than that of warfare. – The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders by Ernest Scott
  20. The change that has taken place in naval vessels and naval warfare since the introduction of steam as a motive power for ships of war demands either a corresponding change in some of our existing navy- yards or the establishment of new ones for the construction and necessary repair of modern naval vessels. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various