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Wistful or fancifully envious admiration for the fortunate simple yeomen, or careless poor men, or noble savages, or untradesmanlike fishermen, or unromanized _Germani_, or animals who do not fret about their souls, admiration for those in any class who are not for the fashion of these days, is a deep-seated and ancient sentiment, akin to the sentiment for childhood and the golden age.
On the one hand, it is hardly credible that an unromanized folk should adopt so much of Roman things as the British did, and yet remain uninfluenced.
And it is equally incredible that, while it remained unromanized, it should either care or understand how to borrow all the externals of Roman life.
Augustus to organize the conquered but as yet unromanized lands.
[Footnote 1: English writers sometimes adduce the provincial origins of the soldiers as proofs that they were unromanized.