Not peace, but a sword  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

"I came not to bring peace, but to bring a sword" is one of statements attributed to Jesus according to Gospel of Matthew. According to the most common Christian interpretation, the "sword" is a metaphor for an ideological conflict brought by Jesus.

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