Victor Hugo quote about pity from Les Misérables - The judge speaks in the name of justice; the priest speaks in the name of pity, which is nothing but a more lofty justice.
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The judge speaks in the name of justice; the priest speaks in the name of pity, which is nothing but a more lofty justice.
 Victor Hugo, Les Misérables (1862). copy citation

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Author Victor Hugo
Source Les Misérables
Topic pity justice compassion
Date 1862
Language English
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Note Translation by Isabel F. Hapgood in 1887
Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/135/135-h/135-h.htm

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