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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Savage
 
  The most savage people are also the ugliest.
Mary Somerville.    
  1
  Wolves and bears, they say, casting their savagery aside, have done like offices of pity.
Shakespeare.    
  2
  The leading characteristic of the savage state is its refusal or avoidance of industry.
Brisbane.    
  3
  When man is not properly trained, he is the most savage animal on the face of the globe.
Plato.    
  4
  Man is neither by birth nor disposition a savage, nor of unsocial habits, but only becomes so by indulging in vices contrary to his nature.
Plutarch.    
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