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  • In the course of things, the ruins and aggressions which you have experienced will multiply, nor will they be restrained while we have no appearance of a naval force. Cited from The World's Best Orations, Vol. 1 (of 10), by Various
  • He nibbled at the sharp barberries lying black in the boiled molasses, and listened eagerly to the talk about British aggressions which was going on in the bar-room. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 11, No. 65, March, 1863, by Various
  • The great coalition against Louis XIV., nominally arising from his designs on Spain, had its real origin in previous aggressions which had alarmed his neighbors. Cited from The Art of War, by Baron Henri de Jomini
  • In forming an estimate of the Prophet's character, it seems unjust to hold him responsible for all the numerous aggressions which were committed by his followers upon the property and persons of the whites. Cited from Life of Tecumseh, and of His Brother the Prophet, by Benjamin Drake
  • One of the causes is, undoubtedly, to be traced to the long-continued agitation of the slavery question on the part of the North, and the many aggressions which they have made on the rights of the South during the time. Cited from American Eloquence, Volume II (of 4), by Various
  • But whatever Edward's motives may have been in concluding the treaty, it left Llewelyn in so strong a position that he was encouraged to those fresh aggressions which in the next reign proved the ruin of his power. Cited from The History of England, by T.F. Tout
  • For the same reason it was the one centre around whose action, wisely guided, the elements of discontent, already stirring, might gather, upon the occurrence of a favorable moment, and constitute a body of resistance capable of stopping aggressions which threatened the general well-being. Cited from The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2), by A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan