milk of human kindness
A phrase from Macbeth, by William Shakespeare, meaning humane feeling, concern for other people: “Everyone agreed that Houston was a brilliant thinker and an excellent lawyer, but some people worried that he lacked the milk of human kindness.”
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The editors, writers, and cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo were human beings with families, friends, and loved ones.
It is the summit of human happiness: the surrender of man to God, of woman to man, of several women to the same man.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Our animators are very excited to be drawing the innards of a human being.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Petty, shade, and thirst are my favorite human “virtues” and the trifecta of any good series of “stories.”‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The billionaire philanthropist tastes the product of a machine that processes human sewage into drinking water and electricity.
After all, may not even John Burns be human; may not Mr. Chamberlain himself have a heart that can feel for another?God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
He must trust to his human merits, and not miracles, for his Sonship is of no value in this conflict.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
How is it that one instant of time should work those effects in the human mind which are so lasting in their results!
Few persons can attain to adult life without being profoundly impressed by the appalling inequalities of our human lot.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
And right after that, some nice sour milk would come splashing down into the trough of the pen.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum