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Letter "B" » barbarous
«In those parts of the world where learning and science has prevailed, miracles have ceased; but in those parts of it as are barbarous and ignorant, miracles are still in vogue»
«How vainly shall we endeavor to repress crime by our barbarous punishment of the poorer class of criminals so long as children are reared in the brutalizing influences of poverty, so long as the bite of want drives men to crime.»
Author: Henry George
«It is fortunate that each generation does not comprehend its own ignorance. We are thus enabled to call our ancestors barbarous.»
«Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.»
«In truth, the gold standard is already a barbarous relic»
«And the barbarous people shewed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.»
«CUPID, n. The so-called god of love. This bastard creation of a barbarous fancy was no doubt inflicted upon mythology for the sins of its deities. Of all unbeautiful and inappropriate conceptions this is the most reasonless and offensive. The notion of symbolizing sexual love by a semisexless babe, and comparing the pains of passion to the wounds of an arrow --of introducing this pudgy homunculus into art grossly to materialize the subtle spirit and suggestion of the work --this is eminently worthy of the age that, giving it birth, laid it on the doorstep of prosperity.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, no doubt
, sexual love
, The So
«For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied by barbarous refinements, has been trying to hold crime in check; yet crime persists. Why? Because the instincts that are warring in man are not, as the law claims, constant forces in a state of equilibrium.»
Author: Albert Camus
, death instinct
, death penalty
, in check
, war crime
«In revenge and in love, woman is more barbarous than man»
«And filled the air with barbarous dissonance.»