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heathen
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • I made the captain a very low bow, and then, turning to the Dutchman, said, "I was sorry to find more mercy in a heathen, than in a brother christian."

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  • He explained what he meant by telling me a story which sounded a little like something out of the Old Testament; but which, so Mike assured me, was a part of the semi-religious folklore of the inland Eskimos, who, alas for their immortal souls, were still happily heathen.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • The heathen island in the West Indies?
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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