civilisation

All Noun
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  • And in like way there would be still other civilisations and still others! Cited from Three Cities Trilogy, Complete, by Emile Zola
  • They are forced to leave civilisation, due to their fear of being discovered.
  • Through this promotion of arts we can better understand the culture and civilisations of other people.
  • They set out on a journey to break off every link with civilisation for a few days.
  • The true heroes of civilisation are those alone who save or greatly serve them.
  • But far back in the old civilisations, in the one person the two offices were united. Cited from London Lectures of 1907, by Annie Besant
  • There is no evidence of a highly advanced civilisation on the island.
  • In ancient times the region was a long way from civilisation.
  • They will grow up without speech, without civilisation, without punishment or play.
  • In his words, the forest is more open and more logical than civilisation.
  • It is now necessary to point out the essential difference between modern European and other civilisations. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • Freedom must make a great counterstroke to save itself and our fair western civilisation.
  • The area has been inhabited since the earliest times and many civilisations have settled here.
  • The Church eventually became the dominant influence in Western civilisation into the modern age.
  • His interest in stone-age art lead to him researching how earlier civilisations recorded the passage of time.
  • It was the Greek civilisation that first used these names in their modern senses.
  • The years of peace that brought about such a flowering of culture and civilisation did not last.
  • And under that mighty protection grew up the vast civilisations of the past. Cited from London Lectures of 1907, by Annie Besant
  • He must now face the challenges of civilisation, what it will mean for his people and those who come after him.
  • John Smith might serve in some respects for the common man of all the modern civilisations. Cited from An Englishman Looks at the World, by H. G. Wells
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