His sympathy only made matters worse and she hiccupped.
I've received too much sympathy in the last few weeks.
I realize in most ways Edith isn't deserving of too much sympathy, but I still think of her as a tragic figure.
She has a large, generous sympathy and absolute fairness of temper.
Pierre did not answer, but looked cordially into the Frenchman's eyes whose expression of sympathy was pleasing to him.
"You look it," suggested the young man, in a voice made anxious by an ever-ready sympathy.
He expressed sympathy for the bomb victims.
I offer my deepest sympathy to his family, also to the band which I hope will carry on, given time to reflect.
No one expressed any sympathy for Billie and Willie, not even Baratto.
It wasn't her intent to solicit sympathy from anyone, much less her paying guests.
If you want to discuss sympathy, think about poor me, pining away for a hot time and getting nada.
The committee was in sympathy with the aspirations of Every Child Matters.
Every little pine needle expanded and swelled with sympathy and befriended me.
He was anxiously sensitive about the opinion of others, eager for their sympathy and regard, and, in general, impressionable to their influence.
Designed to protect heretics from the secret and summary methods of the Inquisition, it certainly had his sympathy and approval.
The teachers were in sympathy with the aims and ethos of the school.
They require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
He looked around, and in the direct, respectful, wondering gaze fixed upon him he read sympathy with what he had said.
In sympathy with this Platonism, the medieval church began by assuming the entire mutual harmony of faith and reason.
Their personal sympathy for each other continued to the end, though at the outset at least their political views differed.
His mother was a woman of sturdy character and with a keen sense of humor and tender sympathy.
My heartfelt sympathy is extended to the family circle.
The Prime Minister began the event by expressing sympathy with the people of Russia following last week's school siege.
What they have in common is an instinctive sympathy for the characters.
Perhaps we feel some sympathy with the elder son.
But apparently the coachman's sympathy was not enough for Peter, and he turned on the box toward his master.
"I had come so near to you... and to all your family that I thought you would not consider my sympathy misplaced, but I was mistaken," and suddenly her voice trembled.
He failed to engender enough sympathy for Phillip Gellburg, a mistake which cannot be blamed on the script.
Please accept my sincere sympathy in the loss of your Pepper.
Those attending a conference abroad tend to be the envy of their colleagues so complaints about such trials and tribulations elicit little sympathy.
We can't expect a sympathy vote from the Russians.
Her sympathy is of the swift and ministering sort which, fortunately, she has found so often in other people.
Helen expressed a great deal of sympathy, and at every opportunity during the day she would find Pearl and carry the burden from place to place.
The count, like a punished schoolboy, looked round, trying by a smile to win Simon's sympathy for his plight.
It was, for instance, asserted that he caused women who showed any sympathy with the insurgents to be whipped.
As a thinker, he shows little sympathy with that strain of medieval mysticism which is to be observed in all the poetry of his contemporaries.
A pregnant woman can evoke sympathy, even when they are criminals.
At a personal level, therefore, I have the utmost sympathy for staff employed by British Waterways facing a reorganization.
I extend sympathy on behalf of all members of the company to Norma and David at this sad time.
The funeral was an excellent forum for sympathy tributes.
When you can point out why this set of donors deserve some sympathy, I might agree with you.
Child as I was, I at once felt the tenderness and sympathy which endeared Dr. Bell to so many hearts, as his wonderful achievements enlist their admiration.
We think of you so, so often! and our hearts go out to you in tenderest sympathy; and you know better than this poor letter can tell you how happy we always are to have you with us!
Her logic and her sympathy are in excellent balance.
Sometimes when she recalled his looks, his sympathy, and his words, happiness did not appear impossible to her.
Berg hurriedly jumped up, kissed her hand, asked about her health, and, swaying his head from side to side to express sympathy, remained standing beside her.
Ramballe, with genuine distress and sympathy in his face, went up to Pierre and bent over him.
The princess looked at him, not grasping what he was saying, but cheered by the expression of regretful sympathy on his face.
I cannot explain the peculiar sympathy Miss Sullivan had with my pleasures and desires.
It was my teacher's genius, her quick sympathy, her loving tact which made the first years of my education so beautiful.
I also knew Mr. Charles Dudley Warner, the most delightful of story-tellers and the most beloved friend, whose sympathy was so broad that it may be truly said of him, he loved all living things and his neighbour as himself.
To them and to a few friends with whom she is in closest sympathy she writes with intimate frankness whatever she is thinking about.