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    The shriek was followed by another, louder and yet more agonizing..for once started upon that journey, the hog never came back. One by one the men hooked up the hogs and slit their throats. There was a line of hogs with squeals and lifeblood ebbing away.. until at last each vanished into a huge vat of boiling water (some still alive). The hogs were so innocent. They came so very trustingly. They were so very human in their protests. They had done nothing to deserve it.
    in the book THE JUNGLE.

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An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult.

An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult.

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Wars damage the civilian society as much
as they damage the enemy. Soldiers never get over it.

Wars damage the civilian society as much
as they damage the enemy. Soldiers never get over it.

by Paul Fussell Found in: Abuse Quotes,
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I haven't touched my brother in almost 18 years.
(in reference to cruel prison regulations in Mansfield Ohio
prison)
http://www.kennyisinnocent.org read more

I haven't touched my brother in almost 18 years.
(in reference to cruel prison regulations in Mansfield Ohio
prison)
http://www.kennyisinnocent.org
http://www.petitiononline.com/manci.

by Steven B Richey Found in: Abuse Quotes,
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More than 90 percent of all the prisoners in our American prisons have been abused as children.

More than 90 percent of all the prisoners in our American prisons have been abused as children.

by John Powell Found in: Abuse Quotes,
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I never yet heard man or woman much abused that I was not inclined to think the better of them, read more

I never yet heard man or woman much abused that I was not inclined to think the better of them, and to transfer the suspicion or dislike to the one who found pleasure in pointing out the defects of another.

by Jane Porter Found in: Abuse Quotes,
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One may be continually abusive without saying any thing just; but one cannot be always laughing at a man without read more

One may be continually abusive without saying any thing just; but one cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.

by Jane Austen Found in: Abuse Quotes,
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The Cincinnati policeman was using his nightstick
like a posthole digger.
(in reference to the death by ruptured kidney
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The Cincinnati policeman was using his nightstick
like a posthole digger.
(in reference to the death by ruptured kidney
and other factors after the clubbing of Nathaniel Jones
by 2 Cincinnati policemen).

by Bill Hall Found in: Abuse Quotes,
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I do not waste my time in answering abuse; I thrive under it like a field that benefits from manure.

I do not waste my time in answering abuse; I thrive under it like a field that benefits from manure.

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When I step out of the role you have written for me
you make me feel like a plagiarist.
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When I step out of the role you have written for me
you make me feel like a plagiarist.
from the play Jake's Women.

by Neil Simon Found in: Abuse Quotes,
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