Sentence Examples


  • Again, the study of the evolution of human institutions from the lowest savagery to civilization is essentially a novel branch of research, though ideas derived from an unsystematic study of anthropology are at least as old as Aristotle.
  • Instead, the country was traversed by flying columns, and the guerillas dealt with by a French service of " contre-guerilla," who fought with much the same savagery as their foes.
  • The stories of his ferocious savagery exceed belief.
  • Sins was a wise and beneficent king, who reclaimed the ptians from savagery, gave them laws and taught them bandits.
  • The fighting, no doubt, on the part of the wazir was conducted with all the savagery of Oriental warfare; but there is no evidence that it was a war of extermination.