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characterized by discriminating taste and broad knowledge as a result of development or education

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having a high state of culture and development both social and technological

marked by refinement in taste and manners

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Nevertheless this points to an important distinction between the civilized man and the savage; and, no doubt, they have designs on us for our benefit, in making the life of a civilized people an institution, in which the life of the individual is to a great extent absorbed, in order to preserve and perfect that of the race.
And if the civilized man's pursuits are no worthier than the savage's, if he is employed the greater part of his life in obtaining gross necessaries and comforts merely, why should he have a better dwelling than the former?
Contrast the physical condition of the Irish with that of the North American Indian, or the South Sea Islander, or any other savage race before it was degraded by contact with the civilized man.
There was no slightest indication that civilized man had ever set a foot upon that portion of the continent of Europe.
Finding nothing to detain us about the spot where Ostend once had stood, we set out up the coast in search of the mouth of the River Rhine, which I purposed ascending in search of civilized man.
The weather remained fine, and we made excellent progress, but everywhere along the Rhine we met with the same disappointment--no sign of civilized man, in fact, no sign of man at all.
The sight of the wild man raised my hopes once more that elsewhere we might find men in a higher state of civilization--it was the society of civilized man that I craved--and so, with a lighter heart, I continued on toward the river and the launch.
The assertion was unfounded; but were it otherwise, it might be met by stating that their language is almost entirely destitute of terms to express the delightful ideas conveyed by our endless catalogue of civilized crimes.
There were none of those thousand sources of irritation that the ingenuity of civilized man has created to mar his own felicity.
The general repose, however, upon which I have just been descanting, was broken in upon about this time by an event which proved that the islanders were not entirely exempt from those occurrences which disturb the quiet of more civilized communities.
Frequent overseas travelers were in the habit of wearing a Canadian flag pin when traveling, hoping that the people they met thought they were from a more civilized county.
Prince Khaled Al-Faisal announced the launch of the 12th edition of the awareness-raising campaign "Hajj: Worship and civilized conduct" under the slogan "A message of peace." (AN photo by Mohammed Shibli) 2 / 3 Makkah Gov.
Scattering waste reflects negatively on civilized behavior
26 March 2019 - US-based cannabis lifestyle brand and media company Civilized Worldwide Inc.