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compassion
used in Moby Dick

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sympathy for another's suffering and wanting to help
  • He looked at me with a sort of condescending concern and compassion, as though he thought it a great pity that such a sensible young man should be so hopelessly lost to evangelical pagan piety.
    Chapters 16-18 — The Ship; The Ramadan; His Mark (84% in)

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