Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fellow-creature; especially, any member of the human race as compared or contrasted with any other.
“A debate on the ostracism of a fellow-being will bring almost any man to a Committee meeting; and the attendance included some never before known to come.”
“Did she want to drive her fellow-being the Associate”
“Genius is free to announce its inventions and discoveries, and the hand is free to accomplish whatever the head conceives not incompatible with the rights of a fellow-being.”
“I wonder if it is uncharitable to compare a fellow-being to Satan.”
“Pulling in all his extensions, he shot a tight beam to a fellow-being, Litosa by symbol, and tuned his mind precisely to hers.”
“The responsibility of having so important an office to fulfil towards any fellow-being as that of sharing in, influencing, and being influenced by all his wishes, actions, and tendencies, has felt very serious.”
“From that moment I felt I had a motive left to cherish life, since my existence could be useful to a fellow-being -- my wanderings finished, and I settled in Alsace.”
“If there be any kindness we can show, or any good thing we can do to any fellow-being, let us do it now.”
“In the selfish desire to signalize myself, I had hazarded the life of a fellow-being, and brought upon him weeks of suffering which no act of mine could now alleviate.”
“Let it constantly be borne in mind, that charities are duties well performed, of whatever kind they may be, -- as well the faithful fulfilment of an avocation as the aiding of a suffering fellow-being.”
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