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humane
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
marked by kindness — especially a motivation to reduce suffering of others or of animals
  • He did not seem to think that he at all deserved a medal from the Humane and Magnanimous Societies.
    Chapters 13-15 -- Wheelbarrow; Nantucket; Chowder (45% in)
  • But humane Starbuck was too late.
    Chapters 79-81 -- The Prairie; The Nut; The Pequod Meets the Virgin (80% in)
  • 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.
    Chapters 103-105 -- Measurement of The Whale's Skeleton; The Fossil Whale; Does the Whale Diminish (51% in)
  • 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.
    Chapters 106-108 -- Ahab's Leg; The Carpenter; Ahab and the Carpenter (29% in)

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