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Quotes of SYMPATHY from Candide by Voltaire

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Candide was moved with pity; he had learned to fire a gun in the Bulgarian service, and he was so clever at it, that he could hit a filbert in a hedge without touching a leaf of the tree.
Voltaire
Candide, XVI Context
Candide, from a natural impulse, looked at these two slaves more attentively than at the other oarsmen, and approached them with pity.
Voltaire
Candide, XXVII Context
The man was a danger to the community, an unmitigated scoundrel for whom there was neither pity nor excuse.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. Context
However, this is much, and calls for gratitude and heaven has not taken away all my blessings when it leaves me your sympathy and kindness.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 58. M. Noirtier de Villefort Context
It is said, sympathy travels rapidly, and when at Treport, I felt the electric shock; you have either been working for me or thinking of me.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 68. A Summer Ball Context
Valentine was ignorant of the cause of this sorrow and anxiety, and as it was not his accustomed hour for visiting her, she had gone to the spot simply by accident or perhaps through sympathy.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 73. The Promise Context
Noirtier, seeing Barrois in this pitiable condition, showed by his looks all the various emotions of sorrow and sympathy which can animate the heart of man.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 79. The Lemonade Context
But instead of finding sympathy in the eyes of the doctor and his father, he only saw an expression as inflexible as that of Maximilian.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 103. Maximilian Context
I cannot help thinking it would have been a great pity to have served him that trick you were planning yesterday.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast Context
He saw before him an officer delegated to enforce the law, and perfectly well knew that it would be as unavailing to seek pity from a magistrate decked with his official scarf, as to address a petition to some cold marble effigy.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast Context
Then, infusing all the humility he possessed into his eyes and voice, he addressed the inspector, and sought to inspire him with pity.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners Context
His fear was lest the governor, touched with pity, might order him to be removed to better quarters, and thus separate him from his young companion.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure Context
The two men remained opposite one another, Morrel trembling in every limb, the stranger gazing at him with an air of profound pity.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son Context
However, as he was a favorite with Cucumetto, as he had for three years faithfully served him, and as he had saved his life by shooting a dragoon who was about to cut him down, he hoped the chief would have pity on him.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits Context
One of the culprits will be mazzolato; [*] he is an atrocious villain, who murdered the priest who brought him up, and deserves not the smallest pity.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 34. The Colosseum Context
And yet his features wore an expression of smiling tenderness, such as Franz had never before witnessed in them; his black eyes especially were full of kindness and pity.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 35. La Mazzolata Context
And yet you pity a man who, without being bitten by one of his race, has yet murdered his benefactor; and who, now unable to kill any one, because his hands are bound, wishes to see his companion in captivity perish.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 35. La Mazzolata Context
It was a pity this scene had not occurred in daylight, for it was curious to see this rascal throwing himself heavily down on the cushion beside the young and elegant driver of the tilbury.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 64. The Beggar Context
Danglars cast another suspicious look towards him without answering, and Monte Cristo turned away to conceal the expression of pity which passed over his features, but which was gone in a moment.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 76. Progress of Cavalcanti the Younger Context
When the wretched man again opened his eyes, the count looked at him with a mournful expression of pity, and his lips moved as if in prayer.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 83. The Hand of God Context
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