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Wild rivalries of savage, barbarous and civilized races.
The solitary pilgrim in barbarous lands halted and camped in remembrance of freedom.
To many others they remained shocking but somehow random acts of barbarous lunacy.
Although, certainly, it's better to refrain from intervening rather than doing anything outright barbarous.
That's as barbarous a morality as the ones you are condemning.
But this only proves again that history is ironic and that our barbarous species evolves in uneven ways.
Many died, and those who survived returned home with rustic manners and spoke the barbarous patois.
He viewed the region both as a barbarous source of potential riches and as a huge tract in pressing need of civilization.
Inanimate nature has proved more yielding than they imagined, human nature more stubborn and barbarous than they supposed.
In truth, the gold standard is already a barbarous relic.
The inhabitants look down upon civilizations barbarous and unfixed in principle.
The barbarous punishment devised for traitors was commuted by the king to beheading.
Barbarous, no doubt, but a more effective attention-getter than any neon sign.
Gold, that barbarous relic, is having a thoroughly modern moment in the spotlight.
Seeing and hearing how my colleagues had been treated completed my rejection of this barbarous practice.

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