Eastward, many of the tribes are barbarous savages.
There they might live in peace and safety while all the country round was overrun by rude and barbarous men.
It is not barbarous merely because the printing is skin-deep and unalterable.
Though less superstitious than the Tahitians, the idolatry of the Sandwich Islanders was equally barbarous and sanguinary, as, in addition to the chief objects of worship included in the mythology of the other islands, the supernatural beings supposed to reside in the volcanoes and direct the action of subterranean fires rendered the gods objects of peculiar terror.
His character was hardening, and he deliberately adopted the most barbarous expedients for converting the Augustan Poles to his views.