Usage examples for civilisation

  1. How different from the civilisation of modern times! – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. He wanted to be alone, away from the influences of civilisation and the sight of European faces, away from the memory of the past and the nightmare of recent events. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  3. " I say, Miss Perowne," said Chumbley, lightly, just as they were near the Princess, who was talking quietly to Grey Stuart and the Resident, " how would you like to give up civilisation, and live out here?" – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  4. " Outside the pale of society, if not outside the pale of civilisation," retorted Clementine, who was plain- spoken. – Patty's Social Season by Carolyn Wells
  5. It is, in many respects, almost as perfect in its moral as in its material civilisation. – The Buried Temple by Maurice Maeterlinck
  6. It is their business to know these things, and in visiting new countries- new in the sense that they have only lately felt the influences of our civilisation- it is just these things that you will want to know. – Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham
  7. What is the greatest stand ever made for civilisation? – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole
  8. When we become less crude in civilisation, they will seem less crude to us. – An Anarchist Woman by Hutchins Hapgood
  9. Then we come to " arts" and " civilisation." – The New North by Agnes Deans Cameron
  10. They asked for modern civilisation and the papacy represented ancient civilisation. – Rome by Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker Hope Malleson
  11. If what we believe to be civilisation is to be developed in China, it will be developed by the Chinese themselves. – The Empire of the East by H. B. Montgomery
  12. The question coming suddenly upon me, I found no better answer to it than, " Well, just to have a look round- wanted to see the latest thing out in the way of civilisation." – Fragments of an Autobiography by Felix Moscheles
  13. Some day, no doubt, she would go out into the world of civilisation, and should she go as a young savage? – If Any Man Sin by H. A. Cody
  14. First of all, let us take it for granted that the white men's civilisation must advance; that, I suppose, most will admit. – Spinifex and Sand Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Australia by David W Carnegie
  15. As much as anything this change of design depended on the uses the varying civilisation made of the hangings. – The Tapestry Book by Helen Churchill Candee
  16. Heroism has become the most commonplace of qualities: it takes a monster thrill to move a civilisation sick of destruction. – The War After the War by Isaac Frederick Marcosson
  17. Preserving the instinctive qualities which lie dormant in civilisation, he is an admirable sportsman. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  18. The whole of civilisation is a combat between these two forces, a struggle between the rational and the instinctive parts of the mind. – Where No Fear Was A Book About Fear by Arthur Christopher Benson
  19. There is no such thing as perfect freedom of action in modern civilisation. – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  20. Frank Hamersley has but slight hopes that he will ever again see the homes of civilisation, or set foot upon its frontier. – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid