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humane
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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marked by kindness — especially a motivation to reduce suffering of others or of animals
  • Silent, humane, indispensable in hospital and prison, using his art equally among assassins and victims, he was a man apart.
    3.4 — Calm in Storm (97% in)
  • Under the guidance of her Christian pastors, she entertained herself, besides, with such humane achievements as sentencing a youth to have his hands cut off, his tongue torn out with pincers, and his body burned alive, because he had not kneeled down in the rain to do honour to a dirty procession of monks which passed within his view, at a distance of some fifty or sixty yards.
    1.1 — The Period (38% in)

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