1 But humane Starbuck was too late.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
2 I am horror-struck at this antemosaic, unsourced existence of the unspeakable terrors of the whale, which, having been before all time, must needs exist after all humane ages are over.
3 But most humble though he was, and far from furnishing an example of the high, humane abstraction; the Pequod's carpenter was no duplicate; hence, he now comes in person on this stage.
4 He is severe to the idle and wicked, but to the sober and deserving he is a leader, both just and humane.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 11
5 Master, however, was not a humane slaveholder.
6 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.
7 It neither made him to be humane to his slaves, nor to emancipate them.
8 I was relieved from it by the humane hand of Mr. David Ruggles, whose vigilance, kindness, and perseverance, I shall never forget.
9 Perhaps you laugh too, dear reader; but you know humanity comes out in a variety of strange forms now-a-days, and there is no end to the odd things that humane people will say and do.
10 A very humane jurist once said, The worst use you can put a man to is to hang him.
11 The trader, who, considering his advantages, was almost as humane as some of our politicians, seemed to feel called on to administer such consolation as the case admitted of.
12 We had a very pious and humane Iman, who preached an excellent sermon, exhorting them not to kill us all at once.
13 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 HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
14 Enjolras was the more virile, Combeferre the more humane.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
15 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 HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—WELL CUT