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Cruelty

.—Lord Hood commanding a man of war filled with helpless prisoners to be sunk; the horrors perpetrated on men and women in La Vendee by rebels fighting against the liberties of their native country; criminal laws that inflict ca­pital punishment for trivial offences; the Slave Trade.

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Entry taken from A Political Dictionary, by Charles Pigott, 1795.

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Cruelty
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