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1884 - 1216 pages
|All feel pity for those like themselves. Claudian. Pity is a compound of love and |
grief. Sheridan. Pity sometimes opens the gate of love. Al-Mulk. Pity is a native
plant in a noble heart. Hunter. It is easy to condemn ; it is better to pity. J. S. C.
1917 - 2000 pages
|Pity is woman's sweetest charm. — □ Balzac. He best can pity who has felt the |
woe. — Gay. Pity's tears are spontaneous. — Anna Cora Mowatt. A woman's pity
sometimes makes her mad. — Mrs. Browning. It is easy to condemn; it is better to
1915 - 2000 pages
|Although on stage it could be resolved easily enough by having the Cardinal |
actually point at Putana, or gesture offstage towards where the ... the subject may
easily excuse the lightness of the title, otherwise I had been a severe judge
against mine own guilt'. Actually one might have thought the opposite - that a
grave subject would be better fitted by a grave title - but the fact that the phrase
stands at the ...
Kenneth James Dover - 1994 - 330 pages
|shows pity, behaves as if compassionate, when he does what the weaker has |
asked him to do — rather as ... of pity in action is sophistic (Ant. ii 8.6, 'I ask you to
acquit me and congratulate me' [sc. on my acquittal], 'not to condemn me and pity
... Such passages as Lys. xix 53, however, remind us that however easy it may be
in theory and definition to separate pity from justice, in practice it is often hard.
|And for the very liberalism in his friend that made him so easy a companion he |
had condemned him, with all his vehemence, as a possible bishop. That his
protest, backed up by the common knowledge of their intimacy, had not been
|Bauer, for example, discussed the Russian's work in terms similar to Vogue's: "In |
the sweetness of love, fine pity, and overflowing humanity of ... Tolstoy had a
profound impact in France because he was easily grouped with these three
philosophers. ... pity-based misology and primitivism: "Tolstoy undoubtedly found
in Rousseau a model for the condemnation that he directed at the state of society.
.. in ...
|This edition contains a special Afterword by Rand's literary executor, Leonard Peikoff which includes excerpts from Ayn Rand's own notes on the making of The Fountainhead.|
Rachel Hall Sternberg - 2005 - 356 pages
|... and those decisions depend on feelings as well as on dispassionate reflection, |
the fact that pity can be played upon so easily is a problem. Aristotle recognized
this in the Rhetoric, where he warned that emotions like anger or envy or pity can
distort a dikast, juror ... Aeschines in On the Embassy condemns weeping as a
device (2.156), placing it among the "unholy arts of rhetoric which ... This
particular tekhne is, as Aeschines suggests, a subset of the better-known tekhne