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  • If they complained, they received a no doubt well-deserved and pitiless beating.

  • We thus remember Portnoy, impaling with pitiless thrusts invasive mothers, plugged-up fathers, dizzying shikses in heat.

  • Whenever she was unhappy she felt herself at bay against a pitiless world, and a kind of animal secretiveness possessed her.

    Summer | Edith Wharton
  • She heard the sound of the snow crunching under a heavy step, and knew that the pitiless spy was on her track.

    An Episode Under the Terror | Honore de Balzac
  • Now an artist who feels restraint is pitiless; he stays away, or laughs it to scorn.

  • Princes, magistrates, and judges become inhuman and pitiless as soon as there is a question of the interests of religion.

    Letters To Eugenia | Paul Henri Thiry Holbach
  • He gave up praying to the pitiless, who could look down and laugh at his death-agony, and he cried upon the absent only.

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