Our Government must at the same time be both competent and compassionate.
Were you to know how I have suffered, you would be compassionate.
He was quite incapable of any compassionate feeling about the boy, or about his fate.
Not one to save her,––not one of all the compassionate people!
The others looked at him and smiled with an air of compassionate superiority.
The compassionate man is invariably one who has been greatly tempted.
"Compassionate me, ma'am," he implored in the best of humors.
Barbe was not only compassionate, but ready to answer all the questions in her power.
"You can tell us after a while," she said, with compassionate tenderness.
Linton only smiled, but it was a smile of most compassionate pity.