Definition of Peace-loving
1. Adjective. Inclined or disposed to peace. "Peace-loving citizens"
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Literary usage of Peace-loving
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of the Popes: From the Close of the Middle Ages. Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor (1902)
"I do not intend to be a warlike, but a peace-loving Pope."f He certainly had no sympathy for the Borgia family, especially for Caesar, and he found that the ..."
2. Twenty Years Among the Mexicans: A Narrative of Missionary Labor by Melinda Rankin (1875)
"... obtaining soldiers—Bible-readers sought after—Colporteur work greatly hindered—Peace- loving Mexicans—Mexicans supplied with arms—Battles fought—Troops ..."
3. Japan to America: A Symposium of Papers by Political Leaders and by Japan Society (New York, N.Y.) (1915)
"... TO THE peace-loving AMERICANS YUKIO OZAKI [Hon. Yukio Ozaki, ex-Mayor of Tokyo, MP; born Dec., 1859; studied at Keio and then at ..."
4. A Descriptive Dictionary of the Indian Islands & Adjacent Countries by John Crawfurd (1856)
"The Achinese prince in question was the correspondent of our King James the First, and his letter in reply to the peace-loving monarch's epistle is to be ..."
5. Social Heredity and Social Evolution: The Other Side of Eugenics by Herbert William Conn (1914)
"NATURAL SELECTION AS AFFECTING peace-loving RACES To-day, in all civilized communities, sufficient food is produced for all, leaving out of account such ..."