History suggests wars inevitably grow, and sometimes much larger than any of the belligerents intended.
The belligerents in abortion wars disdain this search for compromise as mere equivocation, a flinching from deeper truths.
Dorothy was deeply moved, but was only too glad to be the means of restoring peace to the belligerents she had left.
Without making any reply, both of the belligerents followed me forward.
England looked upon this as an evasion of the recognized public law that property of belligerents was good prize.
On March 25, 1823, Canning recognised the Greeks as belligerents.
The belligerents, both France and Germany, had accepted the treaty.
It is for the belligerents to decide which offer, if any, they will accept.
As between the two belligerents it interrupts it altogether.
A higher Power than either of the belligerents ruled otherwise.