PATHOS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of pathos
Definition:
n. tender sorrow; pity; quality in art or literature that produces these feelings
Example:
The quiet tone of pathos that ran through the novel never degenerated into the maudlin or the overly sentimental.
Sentence in Classic:
He so worked upon his feelings with the pathos of these dreams, that he had to keep swallowing, he was so like to choke; and his eyes swam in a blur of water, which overflowed when he winked, and ran down and trickled from the end of his nose.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
The pathos of this deplorable figure, with its innocent vanity and consequential air, touches Pickering, who has already straightened himself in the presence of Mrs.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
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.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
At this picture of loveliness in distress, the pathos of which was heightened by the light touch with which it was drawn, a murmur of indignant sympathy broke from Trenor.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Again the instruments ended the tune; again they recommenced with as much fire and pathos as if it were the first strain.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
You said to me once that pathos left you unmoved, but that beauty, mere beauty, could fill your eyes with tears.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context
Like all other music, it breathed passion and pathos, and emotions high or tender, in a tongue native to the human heart, wherever educated.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
Clare read it aloud, often pausing to wrestle down feelings which were roused by the pathos of the story.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
He sighed and moaned like one under great suffering, and kept it up for a quarter of an hour; on purpose to distress his cousin apparently, for whenever he caught a stifled sob from her he put renewed pain and pathos into the inflexions of his voice.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context