But this is by no means, in its civilizing effect, a railroad.
These are the workers in this most important branch of the civilizing process.
In the highest meaning of the term, it was a civilizing power.
He was interested in civilizing and christianizing the Indians.
This is going to exert powerful effects of a civilizing kind.
She had to carry on the double work of civilizing and educating.
Some would ask, How shall we go about colonizing and civilizing Africa?
In West Africa it has deepened the degradation of the negro instead of civilizing him.
Only the defenseless tempt the avidity of the civilizing nations.
When all is said and done there have been three civilizing, constructive processes in Mexico.