Human Species, War, Race, Animal Behaviour, Cultural Geography
Discusses a report of a duel to be held between some Serbian officers and the Austrian consul who apparently showed disrespect to Prince Alexander Karadjordjevic of Serbia. Considers the 'servility of Servian [i.e. Serbian] officers in thus drawing lots to determine which of them should sacrifice himself or another man to his master's affronted dignity' to be 'on par with the self-devotion of the sable aborigines of Dahomey to their dingy sovereign'.
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