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compassion
used in Wuthering Heights

5 uses
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Definition
sympathy for another's suffering and wanting to help
  • I began to dislike, more than to compassionate Linton, and to excuse his father in some measure for holding him cheap.
    Chapter 21 (59% in)
  • There was such anguish in the gush of grief that accompanied this raving, that my compassion made me overlook its folly, and I drew off, half angry to have listened at all, and vexed at having related my ridiculous nightmare, since it produced that agony; though WHY was beyond my comprehension.
    Chapter 3 (76% in)
  • It hardly moved my compassion — it appalled me: still, I felt reluctant to quit him so.
    Chapter 16 (76% in)
  • 'Oh, well!' said Catherine, with scornful compassion, 'keep your secret: I'M no coward.
    Chapter 27 (21% in)
  • Five nights and four days I remained, altogether, seeing nobody but Hareton once every morning; and he was a model of a jailor: surly, and dumb, and deaf to every attempt at moving his sense of justice or compassion.
    Chapter 27 (**% in)

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