It was almost twenty-four hours before Shipton and Donnie got back to civilization, with the kid's body.
So the whole business about Shipton lugging a dead body back to civilization was a total fabrication.
This area was homeland to a civilization dating back to the time of Christ.
Having once derived this conception from Roman history, he was easily and indeed necessarily carried on to the next - that the positive law of all nations, throughout history, is a continual advance, keeping pace with the progress of civilization, towards the philosophic and natural law founded on 'the principles of human nature and human reason.
From this, by the aid of civilization, reason and philosophy, there is gradually developed the civil, occult wisdom.