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characterized by kindness and concern for others

a class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members

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having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature

agreeable, conducive to comfort

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tolerant and forgiving under provocation

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I felt that if she could return to her own kind with the story of her adventures, the position of the human race within Pellucidar would be advanced immensely at a single stride, for at once man would take his proper place in the considerations of the reptilia.
For we can understand on no principle the wild dogs being driven away by the single one with its flock, except that they consider, from some confused notion, that the one thus associated gains power, as if in company with its own kind.
If a STRULDBRUG happen to marry one of his own kind, the marriage is dissolved of course, by the courtesy of the kingdom, as soon as the younger of the two comes to be fourscore; for the law thinks it a reasonable indulgence, that those who are condemned, without any fault of their own, to a perpetual continuance in the world, should not have their misery doubled by the load of a wife.
The receiver in the cause has acquired a goodly sum of money by it but has acquired too a distrust of his own mother and a contempt for his own kind.
Great apes jabbered at them and menaced them; but Tarzan answered them after their own kind, giving back taunt for taunt, insult for insult, challenge for challenge.
And yet you dare to open the books, to listen to beautiful music, to learn to love beautiful paintings, to speak good English, to think thoughts that none of your own kind thinks, to tear yourself away from the oxen and the Lizzie Connollys and to love a pale spirit of a woman who is a million miles beyond you and who lives in the stars
She was of my own kind and friendship of the old time on the water-front.
As she said herself, she was savage in everything except mating, and then she wanted her own kind.
When men struggle for the single life God has given them," said the scout, sternly, "even their own kind seem no more than the beasts of the wood.
That would sorter divert their own minds; and even if it didn't, it would kinder get 'em accustomed agin to the old style and their own kind.
Its strange form, its august isolation, and its majestic unkinship with its own kind, make it--so to speak--the Napoleon of the mountain world.
And now, though I know you have already done it in your own kind hearts, pray tell me, both, that you forgive me
The old ape thought that they were searching for a tribe of his own kind, nor did the boy disabuse his mind of this belief.
She was quite as positive that creation was originated solely to produce her own kind and the world she lived in as are many of the outer world.
As Tarzan had overcome the huge Terkoz that time years before when he had been about to set out upon his quest for human beings of his own kind and colour, so now he overcame this other great ape with the same wrestling hold upon which he had stumbled by accident during that other combat.