Sentence in Classic:
It was a text which might seem to the casual observer at variance with the lofty morality elsewhere preached by Jesus Christ.
He was in an intermediate state between sleeping and waking; at variance with himself, with his company, with the country, and with the government.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Firmly resolved, after putting his affairs in order in the regiment, to retire from the army and return and marry Sonya, Nicholas, serious, sorrowful, and at variance with his parents, but, as it seemed to him, passionately in love, left at the beginning of January to rejoin his regiment.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He not only did not renounce them subsequently, but when he was in doubt or inwardly at variance, he referred to the views he had held at this time of his madness and they always proved correct.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Julius Mento being consuls of Rome, and being at variance with one another, brought the whole business of the city to a stay; which the senate perceiving, were moved to create a dictator to do what, by reason of their differences, the consuls would not.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The green eyes in the carefully sweet face were turbulent, willful, lusty with life, distinctly at variance with her decorous demeanor.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Alliance by blood, or marriage, is a frequent cause of war between princes; and the nearer the kindred is, the greater their disposition to quarrel; poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud; and pride and hunger will ever be at variance.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
In a worldly view, he had nothing to gain by being on terms with Sir Walter; nothing to risk by a state of variance.