An Army veteran looks at the fall of Mosul and recalls his own time there trying to civilize the land with guns and money.
Consider it part of the mission to civilize, a necessary part of the process to start solving problems again in Washington.
In the old days, colonial occupiers had what the French called “a mission to civilize.”
It means destroying Bedouin villages in the place where Jews civilize the desert.
These cities have done much to civilize the darker races of Plasden.
Was it found necessary to civilize a wild and extensive province?
Under the guidance of Alexander, the Greek spirit conquers and attempts to civilize the East.
You must civilize the world in order to make a better class of purchasers.
Some canting hypocrites are whining for us to civilize the Indians.
Very little success has attended any effort to civilize them.