sympathy


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I spoke of my desire of finding a friend, of my thirst for a more intimate sympathy with a fellow mind than had ever fallen to my lot, and expressed my conviction that a man could boast of little happiness who did not enjoy this blessing.
I thank you," he replied, "for your sympathy, but it is useless; my fate is nearly fulfilled.
This manuscript will doubtless afford you the greatest pleasure; but to me, who know him, and who hear it from his own lips--with what interest and sympathy shall I read it in some future day
When man has realised Individualism, he will also realise sympathy and exercise it freely and spontaneously.
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.
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.
But her sympathy does not blind her to the world of comedy; figures like Mrs.
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.
Grief has this that is noble in it -- it accepts all sympathy, come whence it may.
Norah's influence had been exerted to rouse her sister; and Norah's patient sympathy had set the prisoned grief free.
This affection and sympathy for flowers is almost exclusively a woman's trait.
He used to thrust his head softly out of the arbor to see them the better; all the while, too, motioning Phoebe to be quiet, and snatching glimpses of the smile upon her face, so as to heap his enjoyment up the higher with her sympathy.