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Quotes of Natives

  1. Our plants had now increased to 252: as they were all kept on shore at the tent I augmented the guard there, though from the general conduct of the natives there did not appear the least occasion for so much caution. – William Bligh
  2. I have been particularly struck with the overwhelming evidence which is given as to the fitness of the natives of India for high offices and employments. – Richard Cobden
  3. While we were at work there came nine or 10 of the natives to a small hill a little way from us, and stood there menacing and threatening of us, and making a great noise. At last one of them came towards us, and the rest followed at a distance. – William Dampier
  4. People have the idea of missionaries as going out with the Bible and hitting natives with it. It's not really what they were doing. They were all doing something rather different. – Colin Firth
  5. The great Jewish scientists and philosophers of the last few generations- Spinoza, Einstein, Freud, Robert Oppenheimer and others- were natives of Europe and America. – David Ben-Gurion
  6. We are Christians by the same title as we are natives of Perigord or Germany. – Michel de Montaigne
  7. The British tourist is always happy abroad as long as the natives are waiters. – Robert Morley
  8. We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies. The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for the surplus goods produced in our factories. – Cecil Rhodes
  9. A second type of direct evidence is formed by statements, whether as formal legends or personal information, regarding the age or relative sequence of events in tribal history made by the natives themselves. – Edward Sapir
  10. Jews are not part of a European ruling class imposed on helpless natives but are caught up in a tragedy in which two peoples are struggling for the same piece of land. – Jack Schwartz
  11. I was afterwards sorry for this, though, if I ever travel again, I shall trust to none but natives as the climate of Africa is too trying to foreigners. – John H. Speke
  12. We had not seen any natives for many days, but a few passed the camp on the opposite side of the river on the evening of the 25th. They would not, however, come to us; but fled into the interior in great apparent alarm. – Charles Sturt
  13. The fascists in most Latin American countries tell the people that the reason their wages will not buy as much in the way of goods is because of Yankee imperialism. The fascists in Latin America learn to speak and act like natives – Henry A. Wallace
  14. The problem with a lot of Chinese is that they put up divisions between Taiwanese, Hong Kong natives mainlanders. We are never united. I really hope that the Chinese can be more united. – Martin Yan

Usage examples for Natives

  1. At sight of the men and the light, most of the natives began moving toward the door. – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  2. So when Tom told of this curious fish, which many natives of Central America firmly believe in, the giant took thought with himself. – Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders or, The Underground Search for the Idol of Gold by Victor Appleton
  3. I mentioned that the natives do not use tables and chairs in their houses. – Dr. Scudder's Tales for Little Readers, About the Heathen. by Dr. John Scudder
  4. Do you not see anything of the natives – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
  5. The stream was too rapid for us to cross, or we might have gone over to try and obtain provisions from the natives – An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet by A. Henry Savage Landor
  6. The natives too, who came on board here, gave the place that name. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  7. It was this sentiment of just pride which the British Government well understood how to wound in its most sensitive part by favouring the natives as against the Africanders. – A Century of Wrong by F. W. Reitz
  8. They might encounter negroes, either refugees from the banks of the White Nile or natives – In Desert and Wilderness by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  9. About ten o'clock, the family of the natives paid us a visit. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  10. What do the natives do in Canada? – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  11. " Just think how the natives traveled in those days! – The Young Alaskans on the Missouri by Emerson Hough
  12. Instead of returning directly to the camp, therefore, he pursued his flight across the forest in the same direction in which the startled natives had run. – Round the World in Seven Days by Herbert Strang
  13. Please note that I refer to natives not savages. – Us and the Bottleman by Edith Ballinger Price
  14. All the natives turned out to view it. – Superwomen by Albert Payson Terhune
  15. But his new friends stared with all the amazement shown by the natives upon the landing of that other great discoverer. – Pee-Wee Harris Adrift by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  16. The natives were numerous, and very friendly. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  17. Many of the natives of the city have since left, but they have been replaced by Germans, so the population has not suffered in numbers. – The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine by Francis Miltoun
  18. I don't consider myself superior to the natives here about, but, just the same, they don't interest me. – The Heritage of the Hills by Arthur P. Hankins
  19. During the day I got some food and clothing from the natives one of them called Peter. – The Last Cruise of the Saginaw by George H. Read
  20. Killed by the natives I suppose? – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley