- The gesture was equivalent to a flag of truce in civilized warfare.
- The ship was flying the flag of truce.
- The gesture is equivalent to a flag of truce in civilized warfare.
- We could see the man who carried the flag of truce attempting to hold Silver back.
- And then, in his first gracious tones, he replied to me: `Yesterday morning, Mr Hawkins,' said he, `in the dog-watch, down came Doctor Livesey with a flag of truce.