France assimilated the craft of glass-making, and her craftsmen acquired a wide reputation.
It was proposed, therefore; in 1576, that 6000 families should be registered as a militia under a Polish Hetman for the protection of the country against Tatar raids, and that the remainder of the inhabitants should be assimilated to the ordinary peasants of Poland.
Much therefore of what he acquired was assimilated.
The Russians have absorbed and assimilated in the course of their history a variety of Finnish and Turko-Finnish elements.
Complex arguments were reduced to simple symbols, and thus more rapidly assimilated.