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" To come to the point at once, I beg to say that I have not the least belief in the Noble Savage. I consider him a prodigious nuisance, and an enormous superstition. His calling rum fire-water, and me a pale face, wholly fail to reconcile me to him. "
A Journey Through Texas, Or, A Saddle-trip on the Southwestern Frontier ... - Page 289
by Frederick Law Olmsted - 1857 - 516 pages
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The Old Curiosity Shop: And Reprinted Pieces, Volume 2

Charles Dickens - 1858
...he calls me. I call him a savage, and I call a savage a something highly desirable to be civilised off the face of the earth. I think a mere gent (which I take to be the lowest form of civilisation) better than a howling, whistling, clucking, stamping, jumping, tearing savage. It is...
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The Lamplighter's Story: Hunted Down ; The Detective Police ; and Other ...

Charles Dickens - English prose literature - 1861 - 245 pages
...fire-water, and me a pale face, wholly fail to reconcile me to him. I don't care what he calls me. I call him a savage, and I call a savage a something highly desirable to be civilised off the face of the earth. I think a mere gent (which I take to be the lowest form of civilisation)...
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The lamplighter's story; Hunted down; The detective police; and other ...

Charles Dickens - 1861
...rum firewater, and me a pale face, wholly fail to reconcile me to him. I don't care what he calls me. I call him a savage, and I call a savage a something highly desirable to be civilised off the face of the earth. I think a mere gent (which I take to be the lowest form of civilisation)...
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Hard Times: And Reprinted Pieces, Volume 2

1863
...fire-water, and me a pale face, wholly fail to reconcile me to him. I don't care what he calls me. I call him a savage, and I call a savage a something...jumping, tearing savage. It is all one to me, whether he sticks a fish-bone through his visage, or bits of trees through the lobes of his ears, or birds' feathers...
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Charles Dickens's works. Charles Dickens ed. [18 vols. of a 21 vol. set ...

1868
...fire-water, and me a pale face, wholly fail to reconcile me to him. I don't care what he calls me. I call him a savage, and I call a savage a something highly desirable to be civilised off the face of the earth. I think a mere gent (which I take to be the lowest form of civilisation)...
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Works, Volume 8

1869
...fire-water, and me a pale face, wholly fail to reconcile me to him. I don't care what he calls me. I call him a savage, and I call a savage a something highly desirable to be civilised off the face of the earth. I think a mere gent (which I take to be the lowest form of civilisation)...
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A Cyclopedia of the Best Thoughts of Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens - 1873 - 564 pages
...fire-water, and me a pale-face, wholly (ail to reconcile me to him. I don't care what he calls me. . civiliied off the face of the earth. I think a mere gent (which I take to be the lowest form of civ...
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The Literary Reader: Typical Selections from the Best British and American ...

George Rhett Cathcart - American literature - 1874 - 426 pages
...fire-water, and me a pale-face, wholly fail to reconcile me to him. I don't care what he calls me. I call him a savage, and I call a savage a something...jumping, tearing savage. It is all one to me whether he sticks a fish-bone through his visage, or bits of trees through the lobes of his ears, or birds' feathers...
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Burlesque

Richard Henry Stoddard - Wit and humor - 1875 - 224 pages
...fire-water, and me a pale-face, wholly fail to reconcile me to him. I don't care what he calls me. I call him a savage ; and I call a savage a something...jumping, tearing savage. It is all one to me, whether he sticks a fish-bone through his visage, or bits of trees through the lobes of his ears, or birds' feathers...
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The Literary Reader: Typical Selections from the Best British and American ...

George Rhett Cathcart - American literature - 1876 - 426 pages
...fire-water, and me a pale-face, wholly fail to reconcile me to him. I don't care what he calls me. I call him a savage, and I call a savage a something...clucking, stamping, jumping, tearing savage. It is all oae to me whether he sticks a fish-bone through his visage, or bits of trees through the lobes of his...
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