My unspoken inner sorrows were then given to God, praying for answers, healing, and peace.
The soldiers, suicide bombers, and heavy weapons parading through Sadr City last month—that was the launch of the peace Brigades.
However, in Japan since the post-war period they have always played a role in keeping the peace.
What we clearly disagree on is the question of how—or whether—this issue fits into efforts to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace.
Koop, a 72-year-old nun who signs her emails "peace to you," was horrified by the news.
My dear Miss Pecksniffs, your pa is a perfect missionary of peace and love.'
I die in charity with fool and knave, Secure of peace at least beyond the grave.
Till then, as they say in the Orient, God and His peace be with you!
My business is not the history of the peace, but the life of Prior.
But even it does not exist, there is nothing but quiet and peace.
mid-12c., "freedom from civil disorder," from Anglo-French pes, Old French pais "peace, reconciliation, silence, permission" (11c., Modern French paix), from Latin pacem (nominative pax) "compact, agreement, treaty of peace, tranquility, absence of war" (source of Provençal patz, Spanish paz, Italian pace), from PIE *pag-/*pak- "fasten," related to pacisci "to covenant or agree" (see pact).
Replaced Old English frið, also sibb, which also meant "happiness." Modern spelling is 1500s, reflecting vowel shift. Sense in peace of mind is from c.1200. Used in various greetings from c.1300, from Biblical Latin pax, Greek eirene, which were used by translators to render Hebrew shalom, properly "safety, welfare, prosperity."
Sense of "quiet" is attested by 1300; meaning "absence or cessation of war or hostility" is attested from c.1300. As a type of hybrid tea rose (developed 1939 in France by Francois Meilland), so called from 1944. Native American peace pipe is first recorded 1760. Peace-officer attested from 1714. Peace offering is from 1530s. Phrase peace with honor first recorded 1607 (in "Coriolanus"). The U.S. Peace Corps was set up March 1, 1962. Peace sign, both the hand gesture and the graphic, attested from 1968.