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compassion
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

4 uses
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Definition
sympathy for another's suffering and wanting to help
  • I do it to kindle a flame of compassion in your hearts for my sisters who are still in bondage, suffering as I once suffered.
    5 — The Trials Of Girlhood (80% in)
  • She felt that her marriage vows were desecrated, her dignity insulted; but she had no compassion for the poor victim of her husband's perfidy.
    6 — The Jealous Mistress (46% in)
  • Sometimes I thought God was a compassionate Father, who would forgive my sins for the sake of my sufferings.
    23 — Still In Prison (61% in)
  • The fact that he was entirely dependent on Luke's care, and was obliged to be tended like an infant, instead of inspiring any gratitude or compassion towards his poor slave, seemed only to increase his irritability and cruelty.
    40 — The Fugitive Slave Law (51% in)

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