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Definitionsympathy for another's suffering and wanting to help
- Hester saw and recognized the selfsame faces of that group of matrons, who had awaited her forthcoming from the prison-door seven years ago; all save one, the youngest and only compassionate among them, whose burial-robe she had since made.Chapter 22 -- The Procession (96% in)
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