The family pleaded with her to return to the civilization of Boston, but she wouldn't listen.
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.