a. marked by kindness, mercy, or compassion
What launched your interest in humane treatment of livestock in the first place?
Sentence in Classic:
Quintius, on the contrary, by kindly and humane treatment, kept his men obedient and returned victorious to Rome.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The mountain, the sea, the forest, make savage men; they develop the fierce side, but often without destroying the humane side.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
To terminate this duel, to amalgamate the pure idea with the humane reality, to cause right to penetrate pacifically into the fact and the fact into right, that is the task of sages.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
I indulged a faint hope that his conversion would lead him to emancipate his slaves, and that, if he did not do this, it would, at any rate, make him more kind and humane.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context
The trader had arrived at that stage of Christian and political perfection which has been recommended by some preachers and politicians of the north, lately, in which he had completely overcome every humane weakness and prejudice.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context