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His countenance showed marks of dissipation, for he was a heavy drinker, and this served to further brutalize his nature.
The cursings and obscenities that taint the air and brutalize life elsewhere, were in this quaint old settlement unknown.
Instead of softening his nature, this intelligence seemed only to harden and brutalize it.
Human nature is everywhere much the same: cruel spectacles brutalize, whether in Spain or on a negro-plantation.
It has a natural, an inevitable tendency to brutalize every noble faculty of man.
A righteous defensive war, such as Belgium and France are waging, does not brutalize the nation.
GOLDEN LADSARTHUR GLEASON AND HELEN HAYES GLEASON
That it tended to brutalize the working classes, whatever its advocates may have stated to the contrary, cannot be doubted.
ANECDOTES OF DOGSEDWARD JESSE
We cannot degrade or brutalize our fellow-men, without degrading or brutalizing ourselves.
SLAVERY AND THE CONSTITUTIONWILLIAM INGERSOLL BOWDITCH
Slavery is a curse to the oppressor scarcely less than to the oppressed: its natural tendency is to brutalize both.
It is as absurd to bring them up as spoilt children as it is cruel to brutalize them as beasts of burden.

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