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Letter "C" » contention
«It is my contention that Aesop was writing for the tortoise market. hares have no time to read.»
«It's our tendency to approach every problem as if it were a fight between two sides. We see it in headlines that are always using metaphors for war. It's a general atmosphere of animosity and contention that has taken over our public discourse.»
«Our contention has always been that Shakespeare is our greatest living author. If he can survive a season on Broadway, he must be.»
«A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.»
«Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.»
«Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.»
«For yourselves, brethren, know our entrance in unto you, that it was not in vain: / But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully entreated, as ye know, at Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the gospel of God with much contention.»
«And the contention was so sharp between them, that they departed asunder one from the other: and so Barnabas took Mark, and sailed unto Cyprus; / And Paul chose Silas, and departed, being recommended by the brethren unto the grace of God.»
, grace of God
«Let the long contention cease! / Geese are swans, and swans are geese.»
«But sure there is need of other remedies than dreaming, a weak contention of art against nature.»