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humane
 a.  showing kindness and sympathy to others, especially those who are suffering
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  But humane Starbuck was too late.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   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.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
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.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 107. The Carpenter.
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 Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
5  Master, however, was not a humane slaveholder.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
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.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
7  It neither made him to be humane to his slaves, nor to emancipate them.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
8  I was relieved from it by the humane hand of Mr. David Ruggles, whose vigilance, kindness, and perseverance, I shall never forget.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
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.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
10  A very humane jurist once said, The worst use you can put a man to is to hang him.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
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.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
12  We had a very pious and humane Iman, who preached an excellent sermon, exhorting them not to kill us all at once.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XII
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 Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
14  Enjolras was the more virile, Combeferre the more humane.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   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 Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—WELL CUT
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
17  Her boss did not display any human traits.
18  Some foreign governments appear happy to gloss over continued human rights abuses.
19  Art and music are among the great products of human civilization.
20  Of earthly goods the best is a good wifeA bad the bitterest curse of human life.
21  Research on athletes and ordinary human subjects has yielded a mixed bag of results.
22  The human body has a symmetry that is basic to our sense of beauty.
23  Freedom of expression is a basic human right.
24  They have shown a ruthless disregard for basic human rights.
25  Contact with other people is a basic human need.
26  Education is one of the basic human rights written into the United Nations Charter.
27  The delegation submitted a memorandum to the Commons on the blatant violations of basic human rights.
28  Everything ought to be beautiful in a human being: face, dress, soul and idea.
29  Everything ought to be beautiful in a human being: face, and dress, and soul, and ideas.
30  You will never have a quiet world until you knock the patriotism out of the human race.