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humane
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Moby Dick
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  • He did not seem to think that he at all deserved a medal from the Humane and Magnanimous Societies.
  • But humane Starbuck was too late.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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  • The Humane Society is working to eliminate cruelty to animals.
  • The chickens are not treated humanely. Their living conditions are inhumane.

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