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Used in
Great Expectations
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  • "No, don't be hurt," she pleaded quite pathetically; "let only me be hurt, if I have been ungenerous."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I wrote it as fervently and pathetically as I could; and when I had finished it and sent it in, I wrote out other petitions to such men in authority as I hoped were the most merciful, and drew up one to the Crown itself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Don't be cheeky, Jack," remonstrated the landlord, in a melancholy and pathetic way.  (not reviewed by editor)

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