Usage examples for Wars

  1. There were never any just wars but the religious wars. – The Napoleon of Notting Hill by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  2. The citizens air gittin' tired o' these wars. – A Cumberland Vendetta by John Fox, Jr.
  3. After altering its shape and character a thousand times, and after having been the destruction of more commanders than all the previous wars of Greece put together, it was now put an end to by the good counsel and ready conduct of one man. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  4. We know what a tremendous power religion has been in the wars and politics of the West. – Studies in Literature and History by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
  5. He had an extraordinary talent for inventing stories, mostly of wars and wild adventures with plenty of fighting in them, and whenever we boys were all together, which was usually after we had gone to bed and put the candle out, he would begin one of his wonderful tales and go on for hours, we all wide awake, listening in breathless silence. – Far Away and Long Ago by W. H. Hudson
  6. Perhaps she guessed, also, at some of the other woman's anxieties; for was not her own husband, My Lord, away at the wars too? – A Book of Quaker Saints by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  7. Their wars are as frequent as usual, and are attended with as much cruelty both towards men and women. – The Present Picture of New South Wales (1811) by David Dickinson Mann
  8. It is supposed to be said by an affectionate husband on the eve of his setting out for the wars. – Doctor Cupid by Rhoda Broughton
  9. " I should have thought you'd done enough of that at the wars," rejoined Carlton, smiling. – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  10. Please heaven, there would be no wars. – His Family by Ernest Poole
  11. " The wars have been over for a long time. – The Return by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
  12. The point here is simply that static theory does not tell the whole story regarding either tariffs or wars. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  13. The wars of Europe are not their business. – The United States and the War by George Gilbert Aimé Murray
  14. There'd be no wars i' the world if peace were sae gude that all men were content. – Between You and Me by Sir Harry Lauder
  15. Those that are past their younger years make all their bread and drink, and work their cotton- beds, and do all else of service and labour; for the men do nothing but hunt, fish, play, and drink, when they are out of the wars. – The Discovery of Guiana by Sir Walter Raleigh
  16. Perhaps you think that was the end of it, and that the Tin Soldier ran away to the wars, to help his country and save the world from ruin. – The Tin Soldier by Temple Bailey
  17. Nor can it be surprising, that with his physical strength, boldness, and wild life at sea and on land, he should sometimes be prominent in these wars on a little scale. – Papers from Overlook-House by Casper Almore
  18. When the people of a nation know what is going on in the seats of government such wars cannot happen. – Face to Face with Kaiserism by James W. Gerard
  19. The workers are the " plain people" who do not build empires any more than they make wars. – The American Empire by Scott Nearing
  20. She regarded it always as a matter for great regret that wounded young men should have to return to the wars. – Non-combatants and Others by Rose Macaulay