The use of the handkerchief at times of mourning makes it readily available for a second function, as a compact memorial of the pain, suffering, or death that caused the weeping in the first place, and this too is suggestive of the handkerchief's role as a token not only of Othello and Desdemona's love, but of her pity
for his suffering.
In six deftly written chapters Stevens explores such correlative topics to pity
as husbandry and trade, epistolary communication and transatlantic community, the role of the missionary society, comparisons of British Protestant missionization efforts (good) with those of Spanish and French Catholic missionaries (bad), self-sacrifice, and Christian origins of the vanishing Indian.
But even with the door dosed, Mother's mutterings of pity
and blame, then pity
again, crept into the room, curdled the air as Francine huddled at the edge of her bed.
to Pride represents an important contribution to overcoming this barrier.
It is with these thoughts in mind that I have chosen as my theme for this Message the Gospel text: "Jesus, at the sight of the crowds, was moved with pity
If this is the reasoning behind Sullivan's rejoicing at the thought of being HIV-positive, I pity
which proclaims that Africans in Africa, and blacks the world over, are in their sorry predicament because of someone else's active exploitation, or benign neglect, or generalised "racism".
* Every party has a pooper, so do permit me to do my part in the general pity
party perpetually taking place in your letters section.
Ferguson, who started his career as a lauded historian of German financial systems, has since written three major books--The House of Rothschild (1998), The Pity
of War (1999), and Empire (2002).
Although she has moments of bitterness and anger, her pity
for her husband enables her to overcome them (Granlund 111).
As Rebecca put it, "I don't like having to tell people [about my mom's MS] because I don't like getting pity
. It's not a pity
In the opening scene of if He Hollers, Jones repudiates Ella Mae, his renter and ex-lover, for infantilizing his sexuality by providing him sexual favors out of social pity
. He deems "simpleminded, generous," and "sympathetic," like the black working-class theatergoers in Lincoln who extend pity
for a blind white acrobat rather than reserving it for themselves.