Origin of civil
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They are, to say the least, preparing for civil war (the polling stations are stormed by armed gangs).Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Rashad was there to celebrate the release of the Civil Rights drama Selma.
An attack on journalists anywhere is an attack on civil society everywhere.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The scheme has been condemned by civil liberties groups and queried by the National Association of Head Teachers.Britain May Spy on Preschoolers Searching for Potential Jihadis|Nico Hines|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
On Friday, the story had looked like it might blow over as Buckingham Palace sought to dismiss it as a “civil case.”Buckingham Palace Disputes Sex Allegations Against Prince ‘Randy Andy’|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Lincoln was especially fond of a joke at the expense of some high military or civil dignitary.The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln|Francis Fisher Browne
During the Civil War, Exeter was twice besieged, but on neither occasion so rigorously as in 1549.Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts|Rosalind Northcote
Qualified as a civil engineer in Montreal, and practised his profession for some years.
"Having paid the last arrears on the Civil List, I must now do the same for you," he wrote.Farmer George, Volume 2|Lewis Melville
The furniture of the convents was transferred to the civil and military hospitals.Joseph Bonaparte|John S. C. Abbott