- The people are growing weary of the war.
- Rinaldi admired the job which had been done on the knee and observed that Henry acted like a married man. War weariness was all-pervasive.
- The war was lost because of a shortage of munitions.
- The mayor is confident the war against crime will be won.
- The hope of a short war went glimmering.
- A series of provocations led up to the border war.