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In the interests of civilisation," Captain Francis answered, with a smile, "I think not.
You soldiers all prate of the interests of civilisation.
Here he was compelled to violate his instinct of self-preservation, and violate it he did, for he was becoming tame and qualifying himself for civilisation.
And John Barleycorn is with me because I was born in what future ages will call the dark ages before the ages of rational civilisation.
Some small houses on the side of the road leading to Corbeil, an inn, called the "Auberge du Donjon," which offered passing hospitality to waggoners; these were about all to represent civilisation in this out-of-the-way part of the country, but a few leagues from the capital.
pioneer of civilisation emigrated to an estate three hundred miles
Still, the leader of the emigrants steadily pursued his way, with no other guide than the sun, turning his back resolutely on the abodes of civilisation, and plunging, at each step, more deeply if not irretrievably, into the haunts of the barbarous and savage occupants of the country.
Not in summer, as common pigs do now, to cool themselves, and did even in those distant ages (which is a proof that the light of civilisation had already begun to dawn, though feebly), but in the cold, sharp days of winter.
Here we have a striking example of one of the manifold advantages of civilisation and refinement.
IN the central portion of the great North American Continent there lies an arid and repulsive desert, which for many a long year served as a barrier against the advance of civilisation.
In 2008, Al Mahmoud stated, Qatar established Doha International Centre for Interfaith Dialogue to raise peaceful coexistence between cultures and created the Qatar Committee for Alliance of Civilisations to highlight contributions of Arab and Islamic civilisation to other civilisations.
Over 150 thinkers, media and culture professionals and representatives of various religions and doctrines will take part in the International Inter-Civilization Dialogue themed "Civilisation in the service of Humanity" that aims to promote the values of humanity, dialogue, common understanding between all countries, peoples and civilisation on the basis of mutual amity, respect and shunning hatred.