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  • practice non violence
  • wage peace
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How to use pour oil on troubled waters in a sentence

This, however, did not apply to the waters lying directly around the Poloe and Flatland groups.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
In pursuing his alchemical researches, he discovered Prussian blue, and the animal oil which bears his name.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The volcanic eruptions of the mountains on the west broke down its barriers, and let its waters flow.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The countries about the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea and its adjoining waters.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
All things that are of the earth, shall return to the earth again, and all waters shall return to the sea.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
By a voice he saith: Hear me, ye divine offspring, and bud forth as the rose planted by the brooks of waters.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
In the time of destruction they shall pour out their force: and they shall appease the wrath of him that made them.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
In these archipelagos the waters being shallow, the frost was quite intense enough to cool them to the bottom.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He shall pour frost as salt upon the earth: and when it freezeth, it shall become like the tops of thistles.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The temptation to pour his financial troubles into the sympathetic ears of these two dear women he resisted.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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WORDS RELATED TO POUR OIL ON TROUBLED WATERS

  • pour oil on troubled waters
  • practice non violence
  • wage peace
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