There could be few more tearful sights,--and Heaven forgive us if a smile insist on mingling with our conception of it!--few sights with truer pathos
in them, than Hepzibah presented on that first afternoon.
In continental Greece (1), on the other hand, but especially in Boeotia, a new form of epic sprang up, which for the romance and PATHOS
of the Ionian School substituted the practical and matter-of-fact.
As a public speaker, he excels in pathos
, wit, comparison, imitation, strength of reasoning, and fluency of language.
Following on the Odes, we have much written in the same style, more often than not by women, or songs possibly written to be sung by them, always in a minor key, fraught with sadness, yet full of quiet resignation and pathos
Had you seen, as I did, the fire of truth in those gray eyes; had you felt the ring of sincerity in that quiet voice; had you realized the pathos
of it all--you, too, would believe.
(exaggerated tender feeling); (2) Humor, the instinctive sense for that which is amusing; and (3) the sense for Pathos
differs from Tragedy in that Tragedy (whether in a drama or elsewhere) is the suffering of persons who are able to struggle against it, Pathos
the suffering of those persons (children, for instance) who are merely helpless victims.
There is poetry here and fantasy and humor, a little pathos
but, above all, a number of creations in whose existence everybody must believe whether they be children of four or old men of ninety or prosperous bankers of forty-five.
He had grown used to the terrors of war and could face them unflinchingly; but its pathos
, someway, always brought the tears to his old, dim eyes.
And there is a pathos
in that memory, for the poor fellow never went to sea again after all.
He would never exactly reply to Philip's eager questioning, but with a merry, rather stupid laugh, hinted at a romantic amour; he quoted a few lines of Rossetti, and once showed Philip a sonnet in which passion and purple, pessimism and pathos
, were packed together on the subject of a young lady called Trude.
At last I can do justice to the exquisite conception of his 'Conquest of Granada', a study of history which, in unique measure, conveys not only the pathos
, but the humor of one of the most splendid and impressive situations in the experience of the race.
Like all other music, it breathed passion and pathos
, and emotions high or tender, in a tongue native to the human heart, wherever educated.