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The Count of Monte Cristo
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pathetic
Used in
The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • No, she must have conceived some pathetic scene; she will come and throw herself between us; and what would be sublime here will there appear ridiculous.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The history which he related to me of his lost son touched me to the quick; indeed, his griefs, hopes, and fears on that subject might furnish material for a most touching and pathetic poem.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: Her pathetic look saddened us.
as in: a pathetic attempt to insult me
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