recommence hostilities

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  • What was in his mind I do not know, but in my own was merely the question as to how soon the fellow would recommence hostilities. Cited from At the Earth's Core, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • It was, however, evident that both parties were determined ere long to recommence hostilities. Cited from Saint George for England, by G. A. Henty
  • Contrary to what might be expected, in his situation, Hurry was the first to recommence hostilities. Cited from The Deerslayer, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • After the treaty of Madrid and his release he entered into an alliance with Henry the Eighth, of England, and the Italian states against Charles, and recommenced hostilities. Cited from Hernani, by Victor Hugo
  • When all men were looking for a decisive blow to be struck, he suddenly renewed the negociations; and when the truce lulled the allies into security, he as suddenly recommenced hostilities. Cited from The Thirty Years War, by F. Schiller, Book IV
  • Nicias, having received reinforcements from Athens, recommenced hostilities as soon as the season allowed of it, and resolved on besieging Syracuse. Cited from A Smaller History of Greece, by William Smith
  • Though ignorant of the recommenced hostilities of Edward, Lord Ruthven became so impatient to resume his duties, that as soon as he was able to move, he had set off on his return to Perth. Cited from The Scottish Chiefs, by Miss Jane Porter
  • We hoped that at least (and that appeared to be the Emperor's intention) we would go no further than across the river Saale to the proximity of the fortress of Erfurt, where we could renew our stocks of ammunition and recommence hostilities. Cited from The Memoirs of General the Baron de Marbot
  • Tonti, acting with spirit and decision as their ally, now intervened, and enforced upon the Iroquois a truce for the Illinois; but the former, on ascertaining the paucity of his means, recommenced hostilities. Cited from Great Events by Famous Historians, V12,Ed. Johnson
  • Accordingly, in the autumn of 1744, without notice, without any decent pretext, he recommenced hostilities, marched through the electorate of Saxony without troubling himself about the permission of the Elector, invaded Bohemia, took Prague, and even menaced Vienna. Cited from Critical and Historical Essays, by Macaulay V2