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People sometimes tell me that they prefer barbarism to civilisation. I doubt if they have given it a long enough trial. Like the p ...
I suppose the fact is that no friendship can stand the breakfast test.... Civilisation has done away with curl-papers, yet at that ...
The whole history of civilisation is strewn with creeds and institutions which were invaluable at first, and deadly afterwards.
A slight daily unconscious luxury is hardly ever wanting to the dwellers in civilisation; like the gentle air of a genial climate, ...
A man's labour is not only his capital but his life. When it passes it returns never more. To utilise it, to prevent its wasteful ...
We are supposed to be the children of Seth; but Seth is too much of an effete nonentity to deserve ancestral regard. No, we are th ...
It used to be said that you had to know what was happening in America because it gave us a glimpse of our future. Today, the rest ...
Chinese civilisation is so systematic that wild animals have been abolished on principle.
We cannot be sure that we ought not to regard the most criminal country as that which in some aspects possesses the highest civili ...
There is held to be no surer test of civilisation than the increase per head of the consumption of alcohol and tobacco. Yet alcoho ...
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