Despite the perils of force, however, extending the olive branch is not the answer either.
Extending an olive branch is beneficial to your well being, even if it gets slapped down.
The Syrian democracy movement and the international community should offer an olive branch to senior officers in the Syrian army.
Besides the bald eagle on the Presidential Seal, who holds 13 arrows in one claw and an olive branch in the other.
“The company approached the situation with a club as opposed to an olive branch,” he said.
It was towards a group of islands in the eastern Pacific that the olive branch was now holding its course.
The dove did not bring the olive branch of her own volition.
She felt as if the whole affair were a dream from which she might at any moment awake on board the olive branch again.
I am sure that it bears to the world the olive branch of peace.
Below these words there is very prettily engraved a dove, with an olive branch in her bill.