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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • "Who have I the honour—O how stupid of me, not to know you, mistress!" "I shall not be your mistress much longer, shall I Gabriel?" she said, in pathetic tones.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • These somewhat pathetic evidences of a mind crazed with care and love were the subject of discourse in Warren's malt-house when Oak entered from Casterbridge with tidings of sentence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His outlook upon time was as a transient flash of the eye now and then: that projection of consciousness into days gone by and to come, which makes the past a synonym for the pathetic and the future a word for circumspection, was foreign to Troy.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: Her pathetic look saddened us.
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