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Not Hermes, prolocutor to the gods, Could use persuasionsmore pathetical.
And among the many stories he imagines--some dazzling, some awe-inspiring, some pathetical ly comforting--in the fullness of time he has at a certain point the religious, moral, and poetic strength to conceive the model of Christ, of universal love, of forgiveness for enemies, of a life sacrificed that others may be saved.
I had obtained from the young Woman, a pathetical Instrument, in Writing, wherein shee own'd her own miscarriages, and warn'd the rising Generacon of theirs.