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MKMarket
MKMark
MKMichael Kors (designing)
MKMagic Kingdom (Disney)
MKMary Kay (cosmetics company)
MKMortal Kombat
MKMario Kart (video game)
MKMilton Keynes
MKMankind
MKMaintenance Kit (various companies)
MKMonkey King (film)
MKMushroom Kingdom (Mario video games)
MKMark Knopfler (singer/songwriter)
MKMein Kampf (German: My Struggle)
MKMaster Key
MKMuthuvel Karunanidhi (Indian politician)
MKMahkamah Konstitusi (Indonesia)
MKUmkhonto We Sizwe (Afrikaans-Spear of the Nation, South African Black Underground Movement)
MKUmkhonto We Sizwe (Spear of the Nation)
MKMechanical Keyboards, Inc. (Fairview, TN)
MKMember of Knesset (Israeli Parliament)
MKMacedonia (former Yugoslav Republic of) (ISO Country Identifier)
MKAir Mauritius (IATA airline code)
MKMountain King (gaming)
MKMorrison Knudsen
MKMong Kok (Hong Kong)
MKMichelle Kwan (figure skater)
MKMarvel Knights (comic)
MKMidkine
MKMissionary Kid
MKMercy Killing
MKMebyon Kernow (Cornish Nationalist Party)
MKMount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania, Africa)
MKMenkes Disease
MKMagyar Köztársaság (Republic of Hungary)
MKMachinery Technician (US Coast Guard Rating)
MKMaschinenkanone (German: machine cannon)
MKMarburger Konvent (federation German fraternities)
MKMontreal Kosher
MKManufacturing Knowledge
MKManual Keying
MKMystic Kingdom (online gaming)
MKMetre Kelvin (thermal conductivity watt per metre Kelvin)
MKMulty Kontact (UK plug and socket manufacturer)
MKM-M-M-M-Monster Kill (Unreal Tournament)
MKMonk Killers (gaming clan)
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as to affirm, for instance, following Buckle, that through civilisation mankind becomes softer, and consequently less bloodthirsty and less fitted for warfare.
On the other hand, here come whole tribes of people whose physical lives are but a deteriorated variety of life, and themselves a meaner species of mankind; so sad an effect has been wrought by the tainted breath of cities, scanty and unwholesome food, destructive modes of labor, and the lack of those moral supports that might partially have counteracted such bad influences.
Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shown, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
"He was amazed, how so impotent and grovelling an insect as I" (these were his expressions) "could entertain such inhuman ideas, and in so familiar a manner, as to appear wholly unmoved at all the scenes of blood and desolation which I had painted as the common effects of those destructive machines; whereof," he said, "some evil genius, enemy to mankind, must have been the first contriver.
Let me add that it is the great desideratum by which this form of government can be rescued from the opprobrium under which it has so long labored, and be recommended to the esteem and adoption of mankind.
In this translation, if it may be so called, great liberties have been taken, which, whether justifiable or not, shall be fairly confessed; and let the judicious part of mankind pardon or condemn them.
There are no features to this land, no conspicuous, far-famed landmarks for the eye; there is nothing so far down to tell you of the greatest agglomeration of mankind on earth dwelling no more than five and twenty miles away, where the sun sets in a blaze of colour flaming on a gold background, and the dark, low shores trend towards each other.
.that can assure a more fruitful life for all mankind? Will you join in that historic effort?
Their authors are a natural and irresistible aristocracy in every society, and, more than kings or emperors, exert an influence on mankind. When the illiterate and perhaps scornful trader has earned by enterprise and industry his coveted leisure and independence, and is admitted to the circles of wealth and fashion, he turns inevitably at last to those still higher but yet inaccessible circles of intellect and genius, and is sensible only of the imperfection of his culture and the vanity and insufficiency of all his riches, and further proves his good sense by the pains which be takes to secure for his children that intellectual culture whose want he so keenly feels; and thus it is that he becomes the founder of a family.
"Mankind," asserted the Professor with a self-confident glitter of his iron-rimmed spectacles, "does not know what it wants."
ALL the Goods were once driven out by the Ills from that common share which they each had in the affairs of mankind; for the Ills by reason of their numbers had prevailed to possess the earth.
It is strange, but I felt no desire to return to mankind. I was only glad to be quit of the foulness of the Beast People.