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You lived to see your country's independence established, and to sheathe your swords from war.
A couple of swords, neither of which could serve to sheathe the other.
EMILY BRONTA. MARY F. (AGNES MARY FRANCES) ROBINSON
Kuru's undivided kingdom Dhrita-rashtra rules alone, Let us sheathe our swords in friendship and the monarch's empire own!
MAHA-BHARATAANONYMOUS
I will sheathe this weapon in my heart, and, if I am mortal, my woes will be ended.
AURIOLW. HARRISON AINSWORTH
England and France were equally desirous to sheathe the sword.
We watched the flaming daggers stab the air fitfully, and finally sheathe themselves for good.
SUMMER CRUISING IN THE SOUTH SEASCHARLES WARREN STODDARD
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
The next moment, pausing only to sheathe his ensanguined sword, he took a graceful dive into the river.
Still they ceased not to rage and did not sheathe their swords until he had pounded on the door of a house near by and so got in.
See, the German places his hand upon his shoulder and persuades him to sheathe his weapon.
MICAH CLARKEARTHUR CONAN DOYLE

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