Usage examples for pathetic

  1. O pale, pathetic Christ- I worship thee! – The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. I by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  2. Suddenly their eagerness, their excitement, struck her as being pathetic. – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  3. The withered bodies of the children seemed not nearly so pathetic! – The Title Market by Emily Post
  4. Afterwards Madeline listened to the pathetic history of Olive's sorrow. – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  5. Her pathetic voice recalled him. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  6. After a wild and melancholy symphony, a voice of more than magic expression swelled into an air so pathetic and tender, that it seemed to breathe the very soul of love. – A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe
  7. He was a pathetic figure. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  8. It is a most pathetic case. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  9. It was " Ye banks and braes" this time, and when the pathetic old air was ended Salome sighed. – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn
  10. Her sorrow is, I think, pathetic. – Autobiography of Anthony Trollope by Anthony Trollope
  11. The Man Without a Country would lose his pathetic appeal, or would at any rate lose much of it. – An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen
  12. Then she added with a pathetic sigh of bitterness: " My father would prefer it, I think. – Petticoat Rule by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  13. Both of them looked rather pathetic. – The Woman With The Fan by Robert Hichens
  14. I had also a good deal of hospital work, which to me was full of pathetic interest. – With the Guards' Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back by Edward P. Lowry
  15. But it's rather pathetic really. – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  16. There was something pathetic in the Vicomte's tone which touched Enguerrand's warm if light heart. – The Parisians, Book 6. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  17. Dickens was in his own time thought to be a master of the pathetic equally with the mirthful strain. – The Age of Tennyson by Hugh Walker
  18. Rather pathetic, I should say. – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  19. And the boy of those days for him was more pathetic than much that is known to the world as sorrow. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill