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Quotes of domesticated

  1. Today the Western powers and media want to domesticate us like sheep, to keep us tame and domesticated – Abu Bakar Bashir
  2. The most important of all rights is the right to life, and I cannot foresee a day when domesticated animals will be granted that right in law. – J. M. Coetzee
  3. Although native Africans domesticated some plants in the Sahel and in Ethiopia and in tropical West Africa, they acquired valuable domestic animals only later, from the north. – Jared Diamond
  4. Eurasia ended up with the most domesticated animal species in part because it's the world's largest land mass and offered the most wild species to begin with. – Jared Diamond
  5. Measles and TB evolved from diseases of our cattle, influenza from a disease of pigs, and smallpox possibly from a disease of camels. The Americas had very few native domesticated animal species from which humans could acquire such diseases. – Jared Diamond
  6. Thousands of years ago, humans domesticated every possible large wild mammal species fulfilling all those criteria and worth domesticating, with the result that there have been no valuable additions of domestic animals in recent times, despite the efforts of modern science. – Jared Diamond
  7. It's been argued that of all the animals humans have domesticated the horse is the most important to our history. For thousands of years, horses were our most reliable mode of transportation. – Elton Gallegly
  8. At its best our age is an age of searchers and discoverers, and at its worst, an age that has domesticated despair and learned to live with it happily. – Flannery O'Connor
  9. That in man which cannot be domesticated is not his evil but his goodness. – Antonio Porchia

Usage examples for domesticated

  1. But if domesticated cattle be substituted for the wild species, he again showed remarkable prevision of the future of a city which has enjoyed a world fame by reason of its cattle- market- its stock- yards. – The French in the Heart of America by John Finley
  2. Then he would give a furtive glance to see if he could discover that same wondering astonishment in Adeline; but no, she quietly went her way, the gentle, fair- haired little mother, the domesticated little wife, very simple in soul and limited in mind, who had quietly, as a duty, borne her husband her fair- haired children and was bringing them up as she thought was right. – The Twilight of the Souls by Louis Couperus
  3. The horse and dog were domesticated to assist in the chase, but sometimes served for food, probably during a famine. – A Manual of the Antiquity of Man by J. P. MacLean
  4. Thus Theodoret says: " In a figurative manner, under the image of domesticated and wild animals, the Prophet taught the change of the habits of men." – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
  5. Naturally, the animals to which attention was directed were the domesticated ones- sheep, goats, cows, dogs, horses and pigs. – Babylonian-Assyrian Birth-Omens and Their Cultural Significance by Morris Jastrow
  6. They differ from the other Indians in that they are domesticated but they know no more of the Gospel than they did under the rule of the Incas. – Through Five Republics on Horseback by G. Whitfield Ray
  7. Remains of Mammalia, wild and domesticated – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  8. Undoubtedly amongst both plants and animals the offspring are not mere slavish reproductions of their parents, as if cast in the same mould, but exhibit individual differences, working upon which in domesticated instances, man can by selection produce wonderful varieties, as has already been admitted. – The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer by John Gerard
  9. He's not nearly so domesticated as David." – The Shadow of the East by E. M. Hull
  10. He had represented her to me as a cow of mild manners, thoroughly domesticated of the sweetest possible temper, used to the women folks, playful with children,- in short, a creature of such amiability that she actually longed to be petted. – The Busted Ex-Texan and Other Stories by W. H. H. Murray
  11. I do not remember any equal space in all Europe which, through a very little knowledge, so takes the heart as the gentle little church founded by an earlier Doria, and, after four hundred years, restored by a later, and then environed with the stately homes of the race, where they could be domesticated in the honor and reverence of their countrymen because of the goodness and greatness of the loftiest of their line. – Roman Holidays and Others by W. D. Howells
  12. Let us not disclaim against the wolves, for scientists tell us that the shepherd dog that so kindly protects the sheep is a direct descendant of the wolf, but he has been domesticated by the law of man. – One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed by C. A. Bogardus
  13. Yet all these Hohenzollerns, whether capable or incapable, whether mad, half- mad, or sane, whether profligate or domesticated whether extravagant or miserly, have certain common traits. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  14. The elephant rarely breeds in servitude while domesticated for the use of man, but in its wild state is a prolific animal, otherwise Ceylon would long since have been cleared of them. – The Pearl of India by Maturin M. Ballou
  15. It attacks, however, only domesticated animals, for wild beasts range over the country infested by it with impunity; while human beings are scarcely more annoyed by it than they are by flea- bites. – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  16. In the past ten thousand years we have added one bird to their list of domesticated animals! – The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly
  17. It's going to make me a very domesticated wife one of these days. – The Adventures of Sally by P. G. Wodehouse
  18. And so, always following the stream, she came at last to another wood- not a wild wood like the first, but a tame, domesticated wood. – Just Patty by Jean Webster
  19. They can, if taken in time and domesticated be made at least as useful as the horse and the cow. – The Book of This and That by Robert Lynd
  20. " When domesticated he adds, " the crow forgets the tricks of his wild nature, and, not being a timid bird, he is not frightened by hoe or spade, but when the earth is turned over, is generally there to see and do his duty." – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe