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As soon would I league myself with the Odomantians of Thrace!

“I wish they may not be in league with them,” said Master Headley.

There be seven of them in all, lying off the town of Hampton on the mainland, about a league.

She was confessedly in league with a gang of adventurers upon a quest for treasure.

Had she decoyed him to the rendezvous in the dark but to betray him to the bandits with whom she was in league?

It seemed as though the Fates and Sue were in league to keep Joe in my life.

This island is very small, not above half a league in diameter.

They adversary, as thou mayest have conjectured, is in league with the powers of darkness.

This war was participated in by no less than seventy-seven cities on the part of the League.

A new organisation, called "The League of Wayfarers," has been formed.

WORD ORIGIN

"alliance," mid-15c., ligg, from Middle French ligue "confederacy, league" (15c.), from Italian lega, from legare "to tie, to bind," from Latin ligare "to bind" (see ligament). Originally among nations, subsequently extended to political associations (1846) and sports associations (1879). League of Nations first attested 1917 (created 1919).

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