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‘Peace’ as a noun

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

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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“We should be laughed out of court if we came with such a story and such evidence.”

From ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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