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pathos
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David Copperfield
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  • And Mrs. Gummidge took his hand, and kissed it with a homely pathos and affection, in a homely rapture of devotion and gratitude, that he well deserved.

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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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