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  • "Don’t sit up, Dodo, you are so pale to-night: go to bed soon," said Celia, in a comfortable way, without any touch of pathos.
  • She would never have disowned any one on the ground of poverty: a De Bracy reduced to take his dinner in a basin would have seemed to her an example of pathos worth exaggerating, and I fear his aristocratic vices would not have horrified her.
  • He was at present too ill acquainted with disaster to enter into the pathos of a lot where everything is below the level of tragedy except the passionate egoism of the sufferer.
  • Her thought was not veined by any solemnity or pathos about the old man on the bed: such sentiments are easier to affect than to feel about an aged creature whose life is not visibly anything but a remnant of vices.
  • His father was using that unfair advantage possessed by us all when we are in a pathetic situation and see our own past as if it were simply part of the pathos.
  • It is certainly trying to a man’s dignity to reappear when he is not expected to do so: a first farewell has pathos in it, but to come back for a second lends an opening to comedy, and it was possible even that there might be bitter sneers afloat about Will’s motives for lingering.
  • But what we have to consider is not anybody’s income—it’s the souls of the poor sick people"—here Mr. Powderell’s voice and face had a sincere pathos in them.

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  • The film captured all the pathos of their situation and brought tears to my eyes.
  • Without the pathos of the doomed boy, we have a picture of farming and merchant shipping with no narrative or thematic power.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor

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