After a few first sentences of sympathy
and condolence, the writer announced his arrival at Mr.
In the modern stress of competition and struggle for place, such sympathy is naturally rare, and is also very much stifled by the immoral ideal of uniformity of type and conformity to rule which is so prevalent everywhere, and is perhaps most obnoxious in England.
But it must be remembered that while sympathy with joy intensifies the sum of joy in the world, sympathy with pain does not really diminish the amount of pain.
I understand," he said, with his well-bred sympathy
, which never went a shade too far; and he dropped the weapon into a drawer, as the boots entered with the tray.
It seemed to him that she gave him all that a wife could, and he preserved his freedom; she was the most charming friend he had ever had, with a sympathy
that he had never found in a man.
Princess Mary was the same as always, but beneath her sympathy
for her brother, Pierre noticed her satisfaction that the engagement had been broken off.
His contributions to our funds have been magnificent; his advice, his sympathy
At that one little act of sisterly sympathy
, the fortitude which the poor creature had preserved all through the evening gave way in an instant.
Mac felt her sympathy, but, being a boy, did not thank her for it; only sat up with a jerk, saying, as he tried to rub away the tell-tale drops with the sleeve of his jacket, "Don't bother; weak eyes always water.
Quite contented with this small return for all her sympathy, Rose waved her fan and sang, in a dreamy tone, the pretty Scotch air, the burden of which is
of society with a friendless woman could hardly have been expressed in a more amusing way
Beneath his somewhat ostentatious manner of the man of the world were hidden a heart and a human sympathy
as warm as ever belonged to any man.
But yesterday there were special reasons," pursued Stepan Arkadyevitch, with a meaning smile, totally oblivious of the genuine sympathy
he had felt the day before for his friend, and feeling the same sympathy
now, only for Vronsky.
For my own part, I begin to love him as a brother, and his constant and deep grief fills me with sympathy
Here is comfort consulted--here are the interests of propriety consulted--here is your own duty--duty of hospitality, sympathy
, protection, to an unhappy lady in need of all three-- smoothed and made easy, from the beginning to the end.