fellow creature

Origin of fellow creature

First recorded in 1640–50
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Examples from the Web for fellow creature

Historical Examples of fellow creature

  • It was one thing to die that a fellow-creature might have all things good!

    Weighed and Wanting

    George MacDonald

  • Why, you are a fellow-creature at any rate, and whatever faults an American may have, he is no coward.

    The Field of Ice

    Jules Verne

  • It was a fellow-creature on horseback, dressed in the absurdest manner.

  • He did not think of him humanely, as of a fellow-creature just escaped from the jaws of death.

  • He was a wild fellow, but not the sort to take the life of a fellow-creature.