Victor Hugo about pity (“Les Misérables”, 1862) - 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 HugoLes Misérables (1862). copy citation

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Translation by Isabel F. Hapgood in 1887
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