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The Gringos Illustrated

The Gringos Illustrated

Bower, B. M.

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ISBN13: 9798562740397
Publisher: Independently Published
Published: Nov 11 2020
Pages: 268
Weight: 0.69
Height: 0.56 Width: 5.51 Depth: 8.50
Language: English
A Story of the Old California Days in 1849: If you would glimpse the savage which normally lies asleep, thank God, in most of us, you have only to do this thing of which I shall tell you, and from some safe sanctuary where leaden couriers may not bear prematurely the tidings of man's debasement, watch the world below. You may see civilization swing back with a snap to savagery and worse - because savagery enlightened by the civilization of centuries is a deadly thing to let loose among men. Our savage forebears were but superior animals groping laboriously after economic security and a social condition that would yield most prolifically the fruit of all the world's desire, happiness; to-day, when we swing back to something akin to savagery, we do it for lust of gain, like our forebears, but we do it wittingly

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