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fight amongst

or fight among
v.
To engage in mutual hostilities; squabble. Used reflexively: The siblings fought amongst themselves constantly. During our meetings, we always fight among ourselves.
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It shone full and clear and cold, upon the house amongst the rocks, and in at the kitchen window.
Tod amongst the broken crockery, and there was a terrific battle all over the kitchen.
They crept out of their tunnel, and hung about amongst the rocks and bushes, listening anxiously.
This master of the fine art was a personage and nothing more; but, as I have said, there was an infinite diversity of temperament amongst the masters of the fine art I have known.
Generally, the dividing and breaking, of all factions and combinations that are adverse to the state, and setting them at distance, or at least distrust, amongst themselves, is not one of the worst remedies.
It is very hard indeed to make you understand over here how we feel about such things,--there seems to be a different spirit amongst you Western races, a different spirit or a lack of spirit--I do not know which I should say.
She was neither dark nor fair, short nor tall; amongst a crowd of other women, she seemed undistinguishable by any special gifts; yet when you had realized her there was no other woman in the room.
A hunting coterie, as you fellows know, means lots of liberty, and a general free-and-easiness amongst the sexes, which naturally leads to flirtations more or less serious.
A mad rush of anger sent him leaping in amongst the combatants.
And she brought forth long Hills, graceful haunts of the goddess-Nymphs who dwell amongst the glens of the hills.
This honour she has from the beginning, and this is the portion allotted to her amongst men and undying gods, -- the whisperings of maidens and smiles and deceits with sweet delight and love and graciousness.
The strange ship, a darker shape in the night, did not seem to be moving onwards but only to grow more distinct right abeam, staring at the Ferndale with one green and one red eye which swayed and tossed as if they belonged to the restless head of some invisible monster ambushed in the night amongst the waves.
Her very form could be distinguished now black and elongated amongst the hissing patches of foam bursting along her path.
There were, amongst a lot of various small objects, a bunch of flowers, a narrow white glove with many buttons, a slim packet of letters carefully tied up.
The paddlers in the first one that came alongside lifted their heads and saw their ruler standing amongst us.