The state of civilization to which they have attained is very low.
There is no idea of government, but in each sept there is a head, who has attained that position by degrees on account of some tacitly admitted superiority and commands a limited respect and some obedience.
At the early age of sixteen he attained one of the highest dignities of the order, being made grand prior of France.
Each year there is drawn up in every commune a list of the young men who attained the age of twenty during the previous year.
As preacher, pastor, lecturer and author, he attained a position of great influence in his day, he and his friends, J.