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Peace-party

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Peace-party a political party advocating the making or the preservation of peace
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. pais (Fr. paix)—L. pax, pacis, peace.

Usage

In literature:

Against the schemes and plans of the Peace party in the North, let loyal women everywhere protest.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
The party who governed Great Britain then seemed to have some strange idea that these things made for peace.
"The Double Four" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
In conclusion, all parties at present look for their security in order and peace.
"Memoirs To Illustrate The History Of My Time" by François Pierre Guillaume Guizot
The tendency of this bill, unless we greatly mistake, is to convert the peaceful retreat of our college into a field for party warfare.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
They was a few scouts that come to watch what happened to the peace party.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
Up to the very last minute the British Ambassador did not despair of the success of this peace party.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various
Grateful for the friendship thus shown, the whole party, crab, mortar and wasp lived in peace together.
"Japanese Fairy World" by William Elliot Griffis
When parties can not live in peace and union, in Utah.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Disinterested parties have been in favor of peace for two thousand years.
"Prize Orations of the Intercollegiate Peace Association" by Intercollegiate Peace Association
We rely some little upon the success of the peace party.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
The governor proposed a peace, that both parties might plant their corn.
"Boys' Book of Indian Warriors" by Edwin L. Sabin
Peace-at-any-price Party, The, 383.
"English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century." by Graham Everitt
But few words, accordingly, were exchanged between the parties, and these were not words of peace.
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 5 November 1848" by Various
Indeed, all about the little party looked quiet and peaceful.
"With Wolseley to Kumasi" by F.S. Brereton
But now both Parties are for ease; And met to agree on terms of Peace.
"Aesop Dress'd" by Bernard Mandeville
There had the little party enjoyed, so far, peace, security, warmth and shelter, sound sleep and wholesome meals.
"Nevermore" by Rolf Boldrewood
It means peace to our troubled country, and the end of his party now.
"Draw Swords!" by George Manville Fenn
The supper-party were now able to assemble in peace and tolerable quiet; and a very merry party they were.
"Digby Heathcote" by W.H.G. Kingston
He declared that he had abandoned his peaceful proclivities, and had made up his mind to join the war party.
"Red Eagle and the Wars With the Creek Indians of Alabama." by George Cary Eggleston
Neither of the parties to the general peace was exhausted, neither was really earnest.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
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In poetry:

From party's Promethean vulture,
When wilt thou get release?
When will the strife of races,
The strife of religions cease?
And the hearts of thy loving children
Mingle and be at peace?
"My Own Green Land" by Nora Pembroke
"So I puts it to 'em plainly. Sez I: 'This here Party scrappin'
In the time for which I'm payin' ain't a fair thing, anyway!'
An, I calmly asks 'em whether they can't work in peace together,
An' consider me a trifle, seein' as I find the pay.
"The Woes of Bill" by C J Dennis

In news:

Members of the Women's Peace Party arriving in the Netherlands from America in April 1915 for the International Congress of Women, a four-day antiwar protest held at The Hague.
Roseanne Barr, Ed Rosenthal Talk Pot Politics at Peace & Freedom Party Fundraiser in Oakland Sept 27.
Will Smith, Wyclef Jean, Natasha Bedingfield and Toby Keith performed a classic rap song at an after party for the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Norway last week.
With Israeli-Palestinian peace talks set to resume Sept 2, Netanyahu may face rebellion in his Likud party over extending Israel's settlement freeze.
Police keep peace as party goes on.
Can Jesus and the Republican Party Peacefully Coexist.
Usually, not always, the peace party wins.
Proposition 14 would remove the Peace and Freedom and Libertarian parties from the ballot.
They seemed particularly interested in Douglas 's links to the peace movement and the Communist party.
Penn State students are organizing a peaceful march through campus Thursday in solidarity after a photo mocking Mexican stereotypes from a party ignited a firestorm of criticism and raised concerns over intolerance at the university.
China's Communist Party transitioned to new leadership peacefully on Thursday.
Mo Yan made the comments about dissident Liu Xiaobo, who was awarded the Peace Prize while serving a prison sentence for opposing single-party rule.
As the fall election season nears its welcome end, there are a few people and parties missing, at least in California: the candidates of the Green, Libertarian, American Independent and Peace and Freedom parties.
Students attack the Conservative Party headquarters building and ignite a bonfire as the peaceful rally against a rise in tuition fees turns violent.
In watching C-SPAN's coverage of the election of John Boehner as Speaker of the House, it's worth recalling what is often overlooked: the peaceful transfer of political power from one party to another is an amazing achievement.
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