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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • You said to me once that pathos left you unmoved, but that beauty, mere beauty, could fill your eyes with tears.
  • "It is only the sacred things that are worth touching, Dorian," said Lord Henry, with a strange touch of pathos in his voice.
  • "I wish I could love," cried Dorian Gray, with a deep note of pathos in his voice.
  • The daily sacrifice, more awful really than all the sacrifices of the antique world, stirred him as much by its superb rejection of the evidence of the senses as by the primitive simplicity of its elements and the eternal pathos of the human tragedy that it sought to symbolise.

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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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