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Crime and Punishment
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  • Seeing a fact which you mistakenly consider deserving of contempt, you refuse to take a humane view of a fellow creature.
  • But the "humane" Andrey Semyonovitch ascribed Pyotr Petrovitch’s ill-humour to his recent breach with Dounia and he was burning with impatience to discourse on that theme.
  • No one looked at the subject from that point of view then, but that’s the truly humane point of view, I assure you."
  • "That is honourable, I mean to say, it’s humane!

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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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