The fact is that to respond ‘proportionally’ in warfare is merely to ensure the continuance of the conflict.
There are three reasons for the continuance of this cruel system.
The alarm as to the continuance of the Union was general and great.
Of its enormity I have already spoken; but what about its origin, its uses, and its continuance?
There was no question with them of a continuance of the immediate personality after death.
France could hope for little profit from a continuance of (p. 415) the war, and England had everything to gain by its conclusion.
A continuance of the Republican control of Congress was assured at the same time.
The nobilitie neyther desyres my honour nor continuance; for thei wold nott rydd a myle for my pleasur to follow my ennemyes.
The only reason for its continuance is that its successor may succeed.
Many things would tempt us from our allegiance and continuance.