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    Even bear-baiting was esteemed heathenish and unchristian: the
    sport of it, not the inhumanity, gave offence.

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The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the
bear, but because it gave pleasure to the read more

The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the
bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.

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He rejoices to have made his way by ruin of others.
[Lat., Gaudensque viam fecisse ruina.]

He rejoices to have made his way by ruin of others.
[Lat., Gaudensque viam fecisse ruina.]

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Cruelty and fear shake hands together.

Cruelty and fear shake hands together.

by Honore De Balzac Found in: Cruelty Quotes,
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Cruelty is fed, not weakened, by tears

Cruelty is fed, not weakened, by tears

by Publilius Syrus Found in: Cruelty Quotes,
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See what a rent the envious Casca made.

See what a rent the envious Casca made.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Cruelty Quotes,
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Lady, you are the cruell'st she alive
If you will these graces to the grave,
And leave read more

Lady, you are the cruell'st she alive
If you will these graces to the grave,
And leave the world no copy.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Cruelty Quotes,
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If it were absolutely necessary to choose, I would rather be guilty of an immoral act than of a cruel read more

If it were absolutely necessary to choose, I would rather be guilty of an immoral act than of a cruel one.

by Anatole France Found in: Cruelty Quotes,
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The difference between coarse and refined abuse is the difference between being bruised by a club and wounded by a read more

The difference between coarse and refined abuse is the difference between being bruised by a club and wounded by a poisoned arrow.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Cruelty Quotes,
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Cruelty is a part of nature, at least of human nature, but it is the one thing that seems unnatural read more

Cruelty is a part of nature, at least of human nature, but it is the one thing that seems unnatural to us

by Robinson Jeffers Found in: Cruelty Quotes,
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