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Definitiona quality that arouses pity or sorrow
- Like all other music, it breathed passion and pathos, and emotions high or tender, in a tongue native to the human heart, wherever educated.Chapter 22 -- The Procession (63% in)
- At times this deep strain of pathos was all that could be heard, and scarcely heard sighing amid a desolate silence.Chapter 22 -- The Procession (67% in)
- But, throughout it all, and through the whole discourse, there had been a certain deep, sad undertone of pathos, which could not be interpreted otherwise than as the natural regret of one soon to pass away.Chapter 23 -- The Revelation of the Scarlet Letter (13% in)
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