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I have been accused of showing irreverence towards these barbarous kings and priests.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
He wrote verses with elegance in French, Spanish and Italian, and was a polisher of his native language in a barbarous age.
Edward sent him to London, 'fettered on a hackney,' to undergo the same barbarous death as his heroic brother.
Curiosity induced Mr. Cunningham and myself to view this barbarous feast and we landed about ten minutes after it had commenced.
Their garb, their gestures, their salutations, had a wild and barbarous character.
At the present day, almost every people that exist, whether barbarous or civilized, has its own form of dancing.
But the spirit of allegory, which has never been lost, may be traced throughout these barbarous discourses.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Next morning churning had again become loathsome, sweeping was hard work, and dinner was a barbarous institution.
How can we face without fear, a God whom we suppose sufficiently barbarous to wish to damn us forever?
The idea of Hell and the old Morrisonian notion of the Hereafter appeared crude and barbarous.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH

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