awaken sympathy

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  • The grand festival awakened sympathy and hope in all the countries of Europe. Cited from Outline of Universal History,by George Park Fisher
  • His dramatic end awakened sympathy and gave an additional interest to his writings. Cited from An Anthology of Australian Verse, Bertram Stevens
  • But nothing, not even her newly awakened sympathy for this agreeable woman, could make her untruthful. Cited from Dark Hollow, by Anna Katharine Green
  • Intellectually, she was quite above the average; she was tall, and her appearance was such as to awaken sympathy. Cited from The Underground Railroad, by William Still
  • Mrs. Stowe tells us that the object of her book is to awaken sympathy for the African race. Cited from A Review of Uncle Tom's Cabin, by A. Woodward
  • For poetry words should be freighted, with associations of feeling, that they may awaken sympathy. Cited from Milton, by Mark Pattison
  • The mother was a woman of about thirty-three years of age, quite tall, with a countenance and general appearance well fitted to awaken sympathy at first sight. Cited from The Underground Railroad, by William Still
  • Thus in each stage of the narrative, Esther comes to us with all that can awaken sympathy and excite interest. Cited from Notable Women of Olden Time, by Anonymous
  • The picture given by St. Preux of his feelings had awakened sympathy too strong to be resisted. Cited from Anna St. Ives, by Thomas Holcroft
  • Reader, it is not to awaken sympathy for myself that I am telling you truthfully what I suffered in slavery. Cited from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Harriet Jacobs (AKA Linda Brent)
  • His newly awakened sympathy for Jane quickly vanished. Cited from He Fell In Love With His Wife, by Edward P. Roe
  • She answered our questions freely and simply, and in an uncomplaining way, not making any attempt to awaken sympathy by enlarging upon the facts of their condition. Cited from Home-Life of the Lancashire Factory Folk during the Cotton Famine, Waugh
  • With it went the fire from his eye, the quiver from his lip, and it is necessary to add, everything else calculated to awaken sympathy. Cited from The House of the Whispering Pines, by Anna Katharine Green
  • The character of Coriolanus, though high and noble, is quite as likely to inspire resentment as to awaken sympathy. Cited from Shadows of the Stage, by William Winter
  • It is therefore the duty, as well as the privilege, of the dramatist to set before the public incidents which may awaken sympathy and characters which may be loved. Cited from The Theory of the Theatre, by Clayton Hamilton
  • No special labor would have to be expended to make the need apparent, or to awaken sympathy for the object, or to choose the best means of attaining it. Cited from The American Missionary, Vol. 43, No. 8, August, 1889, by Various
  • It was to this miserable condition, which might awaken sympathy in the most hardened bosom, that Mr. Falkland had reduced me. Cited from Caleb Williams, by William Godwin
  • The next morning he was manifestly worse, and Hastie himself began to display something of humane concern, so easily does even the pretence of doctoring awaken sympathy. Cited from Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson #38
  • There was something in the low, suffering voice of Madame von Morien which awakened sympathy, and even disarmed the anger of the queen Elizabeth. Cited from Frederick the Great and His Court, L. Muhlbach
  • If, however, we consider even the prejudiced anecdotes furnished us by his enemies, we may perceive in them traces of amiable and loftly character sufficient to awaken sympathy for his fate and respect for his memory. Cited from The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon by W. Irving #5