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semi-civilization

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  • In a pitiless semi-civilization, one single act of decency launches a young man on a terrifying journey.

    Darkness Too Visible

  • Moreover, I was returning after a taste of bush life, not to my eyrie in São Paulo, but to the cab shafts of semi-civilization in

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • According to the tales, it went back to Cataclysmic times, when the forebears of the Zamorians, the Zhemri, formed an island of semi-civilization in a sea of barbarism.

    Conan

  • Far to the east the Lemurians are evolving a strange semi-civilization of their own.

    Conan

  • The idea that man is in any way the cause of his own acts has nearly ceased to exist, and Fatalism, the normal belief of the Arabs in their state of semi-civilization before Mohammed, is the controlling force in the speculations and practices of the Moslem world.

    The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination

  • The latter, who were never to be trusted, only feigned semi-civilization, and unexpectedly renewing the war, they fell upon their old enemies, the Hurons, with diabolical fury.

    The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation Volume 1

  • To the first of these volumes, published in 1845, Mr. Gallatin contributed an "Essay on the semi-civilized nations of Mexico and Central America, embracing elaborate notes on their languages, numeration, calendars, history, and chronology, and an inquiry into the probable origin of their semi-civilization."

    Albert Gallatin American Statesmen Series, Vol. XIII

  • This consisted of geographical notices, an account of Indian means of subsistence, the ancient semi-civilization of the

    Albert Gallatin American Statesmen Series, Vol. XIII

  • After centuries of internal war, they have now settled into a state of semi-civilization, in which they are accustomed to barter with whalers, with exploring parties, and with the Government agents of Russia, and they are hospitably inclined by that intercourse.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 97, November, 1865

  • Colonel Carter must not stand as type of the officers of the old army, he mast be acknowledged as true to the semi-civilization of the South.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 117, July, 1867.

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