I think many readers found an entry to your work with your civil War–era novel Woe to Live On.
And No. 3: Everett Dirksen passed the civil Rights Act, pal.
Closing the door on civil liberties, however, has opened up some exciting opportunities for novel, bipartisan policymaking.
The other kind goes to civil servants and tends to be more modest.
Yes, he could have been braver about closing Guantánamo and undoing the damage to civil liberties inflicted by George W. Bush.
More than you killed and wounded, remember, in the whole civil War.
After the civil code was revived it helped powerfully to make states.
It is but civil of them to come and leave a card, at all events.
Cruelty and inhumanity in civil cases were as great as under the Inquisition.
There is an element in this country that already has no use for the soldier of the civil War.
late 14c., "relating to civil law or life; pertaining to the internal affairs of a state," from Old French civil "civil, relating to civil law" (13c.) and directly from Latin civilis "relating to a citizen, relating to public life, befitting a citizen," hence by extension "popular, affable, courteous;" alternative adjectival derivation of civis "townsman" (see city).
The sense of "polite" was in classical Latin, from the courteous manners of citizens, as opposed to those of soldiers. But English did not pick up this nuance of the word until late 16c. "Courteous is thus more commonly said of superiors, civil of inferiors, since it implies or suggests the possibility of incivility or rudeness" [OED]. Civil case (as opposed to criminal) is recorded from 1610s. Civil liberty is by 1640s. Civil service is from 1772, originally in reference to the East India Company.