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Sample sentences for the GRE study word pathos

pathos can be used as a noun

1.What unutterable pathos was in his voic. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
2.It has a blend of humor and pathos that puts it on a plane of universal appeal. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
3."I wish I could love," cried Dorian Gray with a deep note of pathos in his voice. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
4.You said to me once that pathos left you unmoved, but that beauty, mere beauty, could fill your eyes with tears. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
5.At times this deep strain of pathos was all that could be heard, and scarcely heard sighing amid a desolate silence. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
6."It is only the sacred things that are worth touching, Dorian," said Lord Henry, with a strange touch of pathos in his voice. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
7.He was not an old man, but there was almost a patriarchal pathos in his expression as he sauntered along in the sunshine towards the shore. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
8.I pictured him sitting in his lonely studio with no company but his bitter thoughts, and the pathos of it got me to such an extent that I bounded straight into a taxi and told the driver to go all out for the studio. - from My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
9.He was singularly handsome and a lameness resulting from a deformed foot lent a suggestion of pathos to his make-up. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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