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Word: concord

Definition: harmony; accord


Sentences Containing 'concord'

I have traveled a good deal in Concord; and everywhere, in shops, and offices, and fields, the inhabitants have appeared to me to be doing penance in a thousand remarkable ways.
I doubt if there are three such men in Concord.
I intend to build me a house which will surpass any on the main street in Concord in grandeur and luxury, as soon as it pleases me as much and will cost me no more than my present one.
I was more independent than any farmer in Concord, for I was not anchored to a house or farm, but could follow the bent of my genius, which is a very crooked one, every moment.
Yet so far are we from simplicity and independence that, in Concord, fresh and sweet meal is rarely sold in the shops, and hominy and corn in a still coarser form are hardly used by any.
A robust poor man, one sunny day here in Concord, praised a fellow townsman to me, because, as he said, he was kind to the poor; meaning himself.
I aspire to be acquainted with wiser men than this our Concord soil has produced, whose names are hardly known here.
Can not students be boarded here and get a liberal education under the skies of Concord?
I doubt if there is such a place in Massachusetts now:``In truth, our village has become a butt For one of those fleet railroad shafts, and o`er Our peaceful plain its soothing sound is Concord.''
Sometimes, on Sundays, I heard the bells, the Lincoln, Acton, Bedford, or Concord bell, when the wind was favorable, a faint, sweet, and, as it were, natural melody, worth importing into the wilderness.
All our Concord waters have two colors at least; one when viewed at a distance, and another, more proper, close at hand.
It is a gem of the first water which Concord wears in her coronet.
He rounded this water with his hand, deepened and clarified it in his thought, and in his will bequeathed it to Concord.
These, with Concord River, are my water privileges; and night and day, year in year out, they grind such grist as I carry to them.
And certainly there is not the fight recorded in Concord history, at least, if in the history of America, that will bear a moment's comparison with this, whether for the numbers engaged in it, or for the patriotism and heroism displayed.
With him dwelt Fenda, his hospitable wife, who told fortunes, yet pleasantly large, round, and black, blacker than any of the children of night, such a dusky orb as never rose on Concord before or since.
And then fresh sparks went up above the wood, as if the roof fell in, and we all shouted``Concord to the rescue!''
But this small village, germ of something more, why did it fail while Concord keeps its ground?
And yet, if you had a discriminating ear, there were in it the elements of a concord such as these plains never saw nor heard.
That evening a Weston squire came to the Concord hunter's cottage to inquire for his hounds, and told how for a week they had been hunting on their own account from Weston woods.
The Concord hunter told him what he knew and offered him the skin; but the other declined it and departed.
The hunter who told me this could remember one Sam Nutting, who used to hunt bears on Fair Haven Ledges, and exchange their skins for rum in Concord village; who told him, even, that he had seen a moose there.
If we have had the seven years'itch, we have not seen the seventeen year locust yet in Concord.
It was to see my native village in the light of the Middle Ages, and our Concord was turned into a Rhine stream, and visions of knights and castles passed before me.
In the case of a union, it would probably prevail less in Ireland than in Scotland; and the colonies would probably soon enjoy a degree of concord and unanimity, at present unknown in any part of the British empire.
These are the principles that in a house create love, in a city concord, among nations peace, teaching a man gratitude towards God and cheerful confidence, wherever he may be, in dealing with outward things that he knows are neither his nor worth striving after.
Then all was peace, all friendship, all concord; as yet the dull share of the crooked plough had not dared to rend and pierce the tender bowels of our first mother that without compulsion yielded from every portion of her broad fertile bosom all that could satisfy, sustain, and delight the children that then possessed her.
Anselmo, it is true, was somewhat more inclined to seek pleasure in love than Lothario, for whom the pleasures of the chase had more attraction; but on occasion Anselmo would forego his own tastes to yield to those of Lothario, and Lothario would surrender his to fall in with those of Anselmo, and in this way their inclinations kept pace one with the other with a concord so perfect that the best regulated clock could not surpass it.
Thus by the authority of Agramante and the wisdom of King Sobrino all this complication of disputes was arranged; but the enemy of concord and hater of peace, feeling himself slighted and made a fool of, and seeing how little he had gained after having involved them all in such an elaborate entanglement, resolved to try his hand once more by stirring up fresh quarrels and disturbances.
It was to see my native village in the light of the Middle Ages, and our Concord was turned into a Rhine stream, and visions of knights and castles passed before me.

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