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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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callous
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • It is useless, and the time awfully fails me, to prolong this description; no one has ever suffered such torments, let that suffice; and yet even to these, habit brought—no, not alleviation—but a certain callousness of soul, a certain acquiescence of despair; and my punishment might have gone on for years, but for the last calamity which has now fallen, and which has finally severed me from my own face and nature.

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  • She displays a callous indifference to others’ suffering.
  • Callous as they were to my suffering, they were equally callous to their own when anything befell them.
    Jack London  --  The Sea Wolf

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