semi-civilised love

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  • The strong moral conviction is growing up that in these days of overcrowding the resources of the rich portions of the earth cannot be allowed to run to waste in the hands of semi-civilised peoples who will not develop them.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • Much nonsense has been written upon the colours in Homer by men who imagine that the semi-civilised determine tints as we do.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Fans who are there in a semi-civilised state, or more properly speaking in a state of disintegrating culture.

    Travels in West Africa

  • Burton landed with studied ceremony, his invariable plan when in the midst of savage or semi-civilised people.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • In exchange, we had the interest of being about the last voyagers, I suppose, to whom it could be possible to meet with people who knew nothing of fire-arms — as we did on the south coast of New Guinea — and of making acquaintance with a variety of interesting savage and semi-civilised people.

    Autobiography

  • A gaunt old man with grizzled head, shrunk shanks, and a crooked arm was the most timid of the strange mob of blacks who, under the guidance of some semi-civilised friends, visited the clearing of a settler on one of the rivers flowing into Rockingham, Bay.

    My Tropic Isle

  • You shall judge of the type by what is related of some of the habits and customs of the semi-civilised survivors.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • And, finally, such semi-civilised life abounds in a weary ceremoniousness.

    First footsteps in East Africa

  • Guinea — and of making acquaintance with a variety of interesting savage and semi-civilised people.

    Autobiography and Selected Essays

  • The nearest approach was two semi-civilised fellows down at the river one evening sheepishly dipping their hands in the water and wiping them on a discarded shirt.

    The Return of Blue Pete

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