Savagism

Definitions

  • "The Iron Rim Rolling Savagely."
    "The Iron Rim Rolling Savagely."
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Savagism The state of being savage; the state of rude, uncivilized men, or of men in their native wildness and rudeness.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Savage's Hut Savage's Hut
The Savages of Calicut The Savages of Calicut

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n savagism Savagery; utter barbarism.
    • n savagism Savage races or tribes collectively.
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Quotations

  • (Decimus Junius Juvenalis) Juvenal
    (Decimus Junius Juvenalis) Juvenal
    “Even savage animals can agree among themselves.”
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund%20Burke
    “Young man, there is America, which at this day serves for little more than to amuse you with stories of savage men and uncouth manners.”
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    “All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.”
  • William James
    William%20James
    “We are all ready to be savage in some cause. The difference between a good man and a bad one is the choice of the cause.”
  • C. J. Weber
    C. J. Weber
    “The civilized savage is the worst of all savages.”
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand%20Russell
    “The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.”

Usage

In literature:

Strangely enough, of all existing savage peoples the Eskimo alone possess the same faculty.
"French Pathfinders in North America" by William Henry Johnson
He advanced straight to the savage and offered his hand.
"Adrift in the Wilds" by Edward S. Ellis
Still, with the wisdom of savage warriors, they took every precaution to guard against surprise.
"The Prairie Chief" by R.M. Ballantyne
Petawanaquat, being the first "really wild and painted savage" she had seen, made a deep impression on her.
"The Red Man's Revenge" by R.M. Ballantyne
We all went madly after the savages.
"The Rover of the Andes" by R.M. Ballantyne
Jan Smit was in a more savage humour than usual when the young man walked up to his dwelling.
"The Settler and the Savage" by R.M. Ballantyne
In a vain effort to recover it, that solemn savage trod, with his right, on his own left snow-shoe, and plunged into a willow bush.
"The Big Otter" by R.M. Ballantyne
Of course we'll rise, naturally, to the top of affairs: white men always do in savage countries.
"The Coral Island" by R.M. Ballantyne
IN WHICH A SAVAGE CHIEF ASTONISHES A SAVAGE ANIMAL.
"Black Ivory" by R.M. Ballantyne
As she approached, the savages shrank back in fear.
"Martin Rattler" by R.M. Ballantyne
At last the savage chief opened his mouth as well as his eyes, and spoke to the savage who had brought the children into the royal presence.
"The Norsemen in the West" by R.M. Ballantyne
The savage goes at it without regard.
"The Wonder Island Boys: Adventures on Strange Islands" by Roger Thompson Finlay
So intense was the interest of the savage beast in the young hunter directly beneath it that it was unaware of the approach of James Boone.
"Scouting with Daniel Boone" by Everett T. Tomlinson
The snake story he dismissed as sheer savage legend, childish and poor even as such.
"The Triumph of Hilary Blachland" by Bertram Mitford
They were more dismayed by the yells than by the rifles of the unseen savages.
"The Student's Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving" by Washington Irving
The defeat encouraged the savages, who became more aggressive than ever.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
The savages quietly let Cortez enter the trap, and then closed it so that there was no more getting out.
"The Spanish Pioneers" by Charles F. Lummis
A savage man meets a savage maid.
"Custom and Myth" by Andrew Lang
As the baby grew, her one idea was to keep its true parentage from her savage captor.
"A Son of the Sahara" by Louise Gerard
Bancroft is the author of the chapter on Savagism and Civilization, and Nemos is to be credited with the writing of some parts.
"The Quarterly of the Oregon Historical Society, Vol. IV" by Various
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In poetry:

I saw the savage maiden's form
With Culture's graces, glowing;
In virgin beauty, bright and warm,
Like vernal roses blowing.
"A Song Of The Olden Time" by James Avis Bartley
Shame! that of all the living chain
That links Creation's plan,
There is but one delights in pain,
The savage monarch,-- man!
"Cruelty" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
But the cause of this concern
And this pleasure would they trace,
Even they might somewhat learn
From the savages of Thrace.
"The Thracian" by William Cowper
They found his place of ambush then,
And cautiously they crept,
And savagely they murdered him
While still their victim slept.
"Death of Ben Hall" by Anonymous Oceania
"Within those deep and drearye woods
There wends a savage boy;
Whose fierce and mortal rage doth yield
Thy subjects dire annoy.
"Valentine and Ursine" by Anonymous British
Mortals! around your destined heads
Thick fly the shafts of death,
And lo! the savage spoiler spreads
A thousand toils beneath.
"Mortals! Around Your Destined Heads" by William Cowper

In news:

Cory Savage, creative director, and Scott Goodwin lead San Clemente, Calif.-based G-Force .
Jason Kelly and Andrew Savage met in Texas.
James Savage, BC High Class of 1962.
Disney's 'Brave,' Oliver Stone's 'Savages'.
He was born June 12, 1939, in Mount Savage, he was the son of the late Thomas B Mullaney I and Ethel Schmidth Mullaney.
Mary Josephine (Kolp) Savage, age 98, died Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012, in the Normandy Manor in Rocky River, Ohio.
Teammate remembers 'Macho Man' Randy Savage.
DAVID G SAVAGE, Tribune Washington Bureau.
Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel to star in Boy Meets World sequel.
So in true liberal pol style, he's using his own gaffe as an excuse to savage the Bush administration.
As rumors swirl about wider distribution, customers savage Amazon for letting resellers jack up prices and post false 'savings'.
As Savage's Twitter picture shows, she and another bowler , probably named Michelle, both beat Manziel with ease.
Smith savages top gun in record rally.
Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel to star in Boy Meets World sequel.
Spice Girls stage musical 'Viva Forever' savaged by British critics.
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In science:

The next theorem is a corollary of a result of Hewitt and Savage .
Invariant subspaces of Voiculescu's circular operator
Recently Corteel, Pittel, Savage and Wilf obtained a refined version of Wilf ’s result concerning the expectation of the number of distinct part sizes in a random partition.
Expected number of distinct part sizes in a random integer composition
The only alternative to the standard theory was first mentionned by Savage (1975).
The incompatibilities between the standard theory of interstellar extinction and observations
Therefore they are weakly identically distributed, which allows us to transfer the Hewitt-Savage zero-one law from the infinite sample to the Brownian minimizers, as follows.
Brownian local minima and other random dense countable sets
The p(n, γ )D reaction rate is calculated according to the Chen and Savage derivation of the cross section in the framework of effective field theory.
Coupled Variations of Fundamental Couplings and Primordial Nucleosynthesis
Correction for reddening was applied according to the relation E (V −K ) = 3.8 E (b− y ) (Savage & Mathis 1979), where E (b− y ) is derived as described in Appendix B.
Sulphur and zinc abundances in Galactic halo stars revisited
For the Pascal adic, the identification of the ergodic invariant measures as the one-parameter family of Bernoulli measures on the 2-shift is closely connected with de Finetti’s Theorem, the Hewitt-Savage 0,1 Law, and uniform distribution of the Kakutani interval splitting procedure—see the discussion in [?].
Random permutations and unique fully supported ergodicity for the Euler adic transformation
Following Savage & Mathis (1979) and Howarth (1983), we assumed that R = 3.1, so as to represent an average Galactic sight-line.
High Spatial Resolution Galactic 3D Extinction Mapping with IPHAS
Savage, Symmetric measures on cartesian products, Trans.
Monotone paths in random hypergraphs
Savage. A survey of combinatorial gray codes.
Generating All Partitions: A Comparison Of Two Encodings
Savage, Local Weyl modules for equivariant map algebras with free abelian group actions, J.
Finite-dimensional representations of twisted hyper loop algebras
Savage, Extensions and block decompositions for finite-dimensiona l representations of equivariant map algebras, arXiv:1103.4367. E.
On multigraded generalizations of Kirillov-Reshetikhin modules
Savage, Tripp, and Lu have also completed a study of the O VI absorption line systems detected in the spectrum of H1821+643.
Princeton University Observatory Annual Report, 1997-98
In general, the grain condensation depletes the abundance of the heavy elements such as C, O, Mg, Si and Fe (Savage & Sembach 1996).
The Abundance Inhomogeneity in the Northern Rim of the Cygnus Loop
For the cases where only the reddening E(B−V) measurement was reported, we converted these to an extinction (AV ) assuming a AV = 3.1E (B − V ) relation (see, e.g., Fitzpatrick 2004; Savage & Mathis 1979).
The Relation Between Optical Extinction and Hydrogen Column Density in the Galaxy
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