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fellow-creature

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the same race or kind; one made by the same Creator.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A production of the same Creator; a sharer of the same animate existence: applied especially to mankind, but also extended to all animate existences. Also fellow-mortal.

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Examples

  • He takes the case: '_A negro is a fellow-creature_: therefore, _A negro in suffering is a fellow-creature in suffering_.'

    Logic Deductive and Inductive

  • “But think, Humphrey, a fellow-creature in his last lonely hour.”

    Chapter 33

  • It may therefore be judged indecent in me to come forward on this occasion; but when I see a fellow-creature about to perish through the cowardice of her pretended friends, I wish to be allowed to speak, that I may say what I know of her character.

    Chapter 7

  • Alexander Hamilton defended the pardon power in Federalist 74, suggesting that "the fate of a fellow-creature depended on his sole fiat, would naturally inspire scrupulousness and caution [in the president]."

    Can Bush Pardon Himself?

  • The attention of Camilla was now effectually withdrawn from Mrs. Arlbery, and the purest delight of which human feelings are susceptible, took sudden and sole possession of her youthful mind, in the idea of being instrumental to the preservation of a fellow-creature.

    Camilla

  • “Still to make more and more,” cried Albany, “and wherefore? to spend in vice and idleness, or hoard in chearless misery! not to give succour to the wretched, not to support the falling; all is for self, however little wanted, all goes to added stores, or added luxury; no fellow-creature served, nor even one beggar relieved!”

    Cecilia

  • To her poor remains did I pledge myself, that the day should never pass in which I would receive nourishment, nor the night come in which I would take rest, till I had done, or zealously attempted to do, some service to a fellow-creature.

    Cecilia

  • “Frivolous, unmeaning, ever-ready excuses! what business is so important as the relief of a fellow-creature?”

    Cecilia

  • “Look on me,” said the captive, “and rejoice that thou canst yet see the wretched condition to which iron-hearted tyranny can reduce a fellow-creature, both in mortal existence and in future hope.”

    Count Robert of Paris

  • “If I can unite the devotion I owe to the blessed saints whose shrines I visit, with a service rendered to a wandering fellow-creature who desires to be directed upon his journey, I do maintain,” replied

    Anne of Geierstein

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