Thesaurus / sheathe

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"Sheathe your sword, Sir," said Dr. Upround, in a voice which amazed the officer.

Mary AnerleyR. D. Blackmore

Napoleon, as ever, was magnanimous, and was eager to sheathe the sword which he had only drawn in self-defense.

The Empire of RussiaJohn S. C. Abbott

Brougham and Durham are reconciled after a fashion; Ministers and Durham mutually desire to sheathe their swords.

He is willing to write a whole essay in criticism for the sake of the “insinuations” which his deceitful blandness will sheathe.

French ClassicsWilliam Cleaver Wilkinson

On the sword of my grandfather was engraved the motto, 'Do not draw me without reason nor sheathe me without honour!'

Our Little Spanish CousinMary F. Nixon-Roulet

I am more tempted to sheathe this dagger in Jabaster's breast than in Alroy's.

AlroyBenjamin Disraeli

Kuru's undivided kingdom Dhrita-rashtra rules alone, Let us sheathe our swords in friendship and the monarch's empire own!

Maha-bharataAnonymous

“There,” said my father at last, after the final order to sheathe swords had been given.

Devon BoysGeorge Manville Fenn

The closing of those ports was Napoleon's only hope of compelling England to sheathe the sword.

The Empire of RussiaJohn S. C. Abbott

I'll gamble that you sheathe a knife before morning if you do.

The OutletAndy Adams

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