THIS page provides hundreds of example sentences taken from English literature, illustrating the use of various words.

‘Peace’

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Peace’.

1

“I feel that there are goodness, peace, and truth, wherever Agnes is.”

From ‘David Copperfield’, by Charles Dickens.

2

He said that the British Navy was a bigger menace to the peace of the world than the Kaiser’s army.

From ‘Greenmantle’, by John Buchan.

3

“I feel it my duty to promote and establish the blessing of peace in all families within the reach of my influence.”

From ‘Pride and Prejudice’, by Jane Austen.

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Field

Elizabeth continued her walk alone, crossing field after field at a quick pace.

From ‘Pride and Prejudice’, by Jane Austen.

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